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School choice - Latest News
Feb 6, 2020 - 07:00 am .- The U.S. bishops’ conference praised a Trump administration plan to expand school choice Wednesday, as Vice President Mike Pence paid a visit to a Catholic school in inner-city Philadelphia. 
Jan 27, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- Political leaders have come out in support of School Choice Week, as the Supreme Court considers a crucial case on the right of parents to public assistance if they choose religious schools.
Nov 27, 2019 - 11:30 am .- The United States Department of Justice on Tuesday filed a statement of interest in support of a Christian school in Maryland that says it was banned from a voucher program due to its religious beliefs.
Oct 21, 2019 - 02:28 pm .- Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has released a K-12 education plan that, among other proposals, pledges to quadruple federal funding for schools that serve low-income students, but also would place some limits on charter schools.
Mar 6, 2019 - 04:36 pm .- A proposed federal tax credit-based scholarship program could provide a boost for parents who want to send their children to Catholic school, and it has the backing of a major Catholic education group.
Oct 5, 2018 - 10:09 am .- A new law in the Republic of Ireland will prohibit primary schools from taking religion into account in admissions, a practice known as the “baptism barrier.”
Apr 3, 2018 - 10:58 pm .- A proposed policy in Ireland that would ban Catholic schools from prioritizing Catholic students on wait lists is being criticized as discriminatory, since it would not apply to other religious schools.

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