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Vouchers prompt Indiana school exodus

August 30th, 2011, Promulgated by Bernie

From Boston.com

OUTH BEND, Ind. – Weeks after Indiana began the nation’s broadest school voucher program, thousands of students have transferred from public to private schools, causing a spike in enrollment at some Catholic institutions that were recently on the brink of closing.

It is a scenario public school advocates have long feared: Students fleeing local districts in large numbers, taking with them vital tax dollars that often end up at parochial schools. Opponents say the practice violates the separation of church and state.

In at least one district, public school principals have been pleading with parents not …

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2 Responses to “Vouchers prompt Indiana school exodus”

  1. avatar Richard Thomas says:

    The ACLU has been bullying most institutions for years. It’s too bad most people aren’t interested in defending our religious rights. Had there been more well informed Catholics, and devoted Christians, this would have never happened.

  2. avatar Nerina says:

    Good for Indiana! This is fantastic news. I hope it forces the public schools to reexamine the way they educate children and the agendas (e.g. diversity curricula environmentalism) that have replaced traditional subjects.


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