Skip to comments.Supreme Court Sets Up Collision Course For School Choice And Sex Politics
Posted on 07/01/2017 1:23:26 PM PDT by Mafe
The Supreme Courts latest ruling that says its discriminatory to exclude organizations from public programs solely on account of their religious nature helps the legal environment for school choice. So does a Tuesday Supreme Court order that New Mexico revisit its ban on religious schools participating in a state textbook program for poor children.
Thirty-seven states have constitutional amendments like that in the Trinity Lutheran case, forbidding taxpayers from funding religious organizations. These provisions have stymied school voucher programs that have otherwise dramatically increased since 2012, thanks to increased Republican control of state legislatures.
With Trinity Lutheran favorably decided against religious discrimination and another related case up for Supreme Court consideration that directly challenges Blaine Amendments, it may seem the legal path is looking rosy for a second wave of school choice expansion. Thats needed badly, because poor program design is hurting voucher programs in states such as Louisiana and Indiana, and even the initial laws need major improvements, as they apply to relatively few children and are thickly regulated. Since public-school academics have been mediocre for decades and their costs have skyrocketed, and miserable entitlement program management has saddled the nations taxpayers with strangling debt, school choice is one potential policy win-win-win because it offers better education for far less cost.
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The marriage ruling basically says that you can’t treat males and females differently in any way. In a school, the implications of that are far-reaching. On the one had, recent SCOTUS rulings point toward allowing school vouchers to be used in religious schools. On the other hand, that will likely come with the requirement to comply with the above. We need a couple of more good SCOTUS picks to set all of this right. Probably need Trump to be reelected with a Senate majority for that to happen. Fingers crossed.
On the other hand - they could teach BIOLOGY - and see how that works.
XX + XX = FAIL
XY + XY = FAIL
XX + XY = Human
Our children learn about homos soon enough and there is no sense in subjecting elementary children to endure this homo indoctrination
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