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US cabinet departments adopt rule protecting organizations' religious freedom rights

Dec 14, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

Nine federal agencies announced Monday a new rule aimed at protecting the First Amendment rights of religiously-affiliated organizations.  Read more

Court halts Education Department’s rule for pandemic relief money to private schools

Aug 29, 2020

A federal judge has blocked a rule by the Department of Education for allocating pandemic relief money to private schools.  Read more

NAACP sues education department over coronavirus relief funds for private schools

Jul 23, 2020

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is the latest entity to file a lawsuit against the US... Read more

Coronavirus relief must benefit private schools equitably, US Education Department says

Jun 26, 2020

Federal coronavirus aid to private schools is now enforceable by law, the U.S. Department of Education has said, following concerns... Read more

US education department may allow religious to receive federal student aid

Dec 11, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The US Department of Education is proposing to restore eligibility to members of religious orders for certain federal higher education... Read more