Tag: Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue

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The Education Exchange: Will Supreme Court Pave Way For Religious Charter Schools?

Carson v. Makin decision could be end of distinction between religious status, use
Dave and Amy Carson with their daughter at Bangor Christian Schools in Maine. The Carsons are one of three families that sued Maine over a program that bans families from an otherwise generally available student-aid program if they choose to send their children to schools that teach religion. (Photo by the Institute for Justice www.ij.org.)

Supreme Court Oral Argument in Carson v. Makin Sends Hopeful Signal for Religious School Aid

Justices May Drop Distinction Between Religious Status and Use, Sending State Blaine Amendments To Scrap Heap
The Hile family is among those suing, seeking the ability to use their Michigan 529 savings plan to pay tuition at a private Christian school.

Blaine Fights Back

Michigan families sue, seeking the ability to use their 529 savings accounts to pay for tuition at private religious schools.
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EdNext Podcast: Has the Supreme Court Paved the Way for Religious Charter Schools?

How Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue will reshape education law
Montana resident Kendra Espinoza poses in front of the white-marble court building with her daughters Naomi (right) and Sarah (left) in Washington, D.C., on January 19, 2020.

A Landmark Ruling for Religious Schools

The future implications of Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue
Kendra Espinoza with her two daughters at Stillwater Christian School in Kalispell, Mont.

Religious Charter Schools Will Test Limits of Espinoza Decision

A hypothetical dialogue explains the issues: “We will see you in court”

The Education Exchange: A Landmark Supreme Court Decision on Scholarships for Religious Schools

State constitutions cannot forbid legislatures from aiding religious schools.

In Supreme Court Case, a Far-Reaching Win for Religious-School Parents

Espinoza v. Montana May Pave Way for More Direct Funding of Religious Schools

Justice Alito’s Brief Retelling of Blaine Amendment History

"Bigoted code language" and the claim that "popery is the natural enemy of general education."

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