Christian Schools

Justices skeptical of Maine exclusion of faith-based schools

"The high court heard oral arguments regarding the constitutionality of Maine’s school-choice program, and several of the justices appeared skeptical of the state’s defense of its refusal to include schools that teach their religious beliefs." - BPNews

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How will evangelical schools teach about the Capitol attack?

"Today, homeschooling in conservative evangelical communities is a key conduit for ideas that feed into Christian nationalism. In March, Charlie Kirk, a conservative Christian activist who has publicly downplayed the events of Jan. 6, rolled out a new education initiative that offers curricula and training that promises an 'America-first education' for K-12 students." - RNS

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Maryland Governor's Executive Order Blocks Blanket Private School Closures

"Private and parochial schools deserve the same opportunity and flexibility to make reopening decisions based on public health guidelines....The blanket closure mandate imposed by Montgomery County was overly broad and inconsistent with the powers intended to be delegated to the county health officer.” - N.Review

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Supreme Court expands protections for religious schools from nondiscrimination laws

"The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that religious schools are allowed to fire religion teachers for any reason they wish, a major expansion of protections for religious institutions against nondiscrimination laws." - W. Examiner

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Court ponders church freedom in employment decisions

"In the new cases, two Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles chose not to renew contracts for two fifth-grade teachers based on what they said was poor performance. The teachers brought suit against the schools, one alleging age discrimination and the other claiming disability discrimination based on chemotherapy treatments that caused her to take time off." - BPNews

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