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Aug 29, 2020 - 03:56 pm .- A federal judge has blocked a rule by the Department of Education for allocating pandemic relief money to private schools.
Aug 27, 2020 - 06:01 pm .- Twice a week for three months, the administration of St. Ambrose Academy in Wisconsin met with Dane County public health officials to ensure that they would be ready to reopen at the start of the school year - which was supposed to happen this week.
Aug 21, 2020 - 03:39 pm .- The U.S. Department of Justice has sided with a Vermont Catholic high school student who has said a state program wrongly excluded her participation in a college credit coursework program because she attends a religious private school.
Jul 1, 2020 - 01:37 pm .- After Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a new law requiring parental consent for a minor’s abortion, the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops praised the effort for reducing the “grave harm” of abortion.
Jun 26, 2020 - 06:01 pm .- Federal coronavirus aid to private schools is now enforceable by law, the U.S. Department of Education has said, following concerns that Catholic and other non-public schools were being excluded from sufficient epidemic relief funds to support protective equipment for students and teachers, cleaning, training in remote education, and distance education tools.
Jun 12, 2020 - 05:20 pm .- The Austin City Council on Thursday voted to provide funding to an abortion organization that helps minors procure abortion without their parents’ consent.
Jun 9, 2020 - 03:50 pm .- The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference is asking the U.S. Department of Education to reverse state authorities’ decisions that the conference says gives insufficient coronavirus relief funds to Catholic and other private schools.
May 20, 2020 - 05:01 pm .- The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference is urging Governor Tom Wolf not to divert federal emergency funds, appropriated to help K-12 schools amid the pandemic, away from the state’s private schools.
May 7, 2020 - 05:29 pm .- A Notre Dame sociologist is using data to challenge a Harvard Law professor’s assertions that homeschooling is “dangerous”, and detrimental to society.
Jan 27, 2020 - 06:18 pm .- A study of statistics from Texas suggests that since 2016, judges in the state were less likely to grant permission to minors to procure abortion without their parents’ consent than in previous years.
Nov 25, 2019 - 12:01 pm .- The American Medical Association announced last week that it had adopted a number of new policies, including advocacy for a federal ban on “so-called reparative or conversion therapy for sexual orientation or gender identity.”
Oct 5, 2019 - 04:46 pm .- Concerns over parental rights violations are being raised as a group of families in Chicago files a lawsuit saying their newborns were wrongly taken from them when they declined a voluntary Vitamin K shot.
Sep 12, 2019 - 05:20 pm .- A judge in Florida has denied a couple custody of their four-year-old son, who has leukemia, because there is “imminent risk of neglect” if he stays with his parents, who skipped a chemotherapy session for the child in order to leave the state to seek alternative treatments.
Jul 17, 2019 - 12:52 pm .- Parents of a comatose five-year-old are attempting to move their child to Italy from a London hospital after doctors in the United Kingdom declared any further medical treatment to be futile and ordered the removal of “life-sustaining treatment.” 
Jul 8, 2019 - 10:00 am .- A judge in Ireland has decided that a Catholic girl in foster care can attend a Protestant Church of Ireland school, even though the girl was raised Catholic and her parents objected to her attending the school. 
Jul 8, 2019 - 09:10 am .- The move follows the enactment of a state law recognizing a “fundamental right” to abortion in the state.
Apr 11, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker signed into law Monday a broadly worded bill banning therapy for minors with same-sex attraction that seeks to change their behavior.
Jan 11, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- Two homeschooling German parents who said their parental rights were violated by the enforcement of compulsory school attendance laws did not prevail in the European Court of Human Rights, which unanimously rejected their claims Thursday.
Aug 2, 2018 - 05:51 pm .- The National Assembly of Ecuador on July 31 unanimously upheld the right of parents to educate their children “in accordance with their principles, beliefs, and educational choices” without interference from the State in issues such as sex education.
Jul 19, 2018 - 05:20 pm .- A new Arizona law awards contested custody of frozen embryos to the parent seeking to “develop them to birth.” A Catholic bioethicist told CNA it was a “positive development” in an otherwise unusual ethical situation.

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