SCHOOL MAKES AMENDS

Catalyst October Issue 1997

The school year ended last June on a bad note for a Ramapo School District student named Alex Caruso. But over the summer things improved markedly when the Hilburn, New York school acted responsibly. Caruso was faced with a scheduling conflict between a band concert he was expected to be in and a trip to an amusement park that his parish had planned... [Read more...]

ACLU GOES BONKERS

Catalyst October Issue 1997

It should surprise no one that the ACLU sees red every time it hears the word Jesus. But now it’s going bonkers even at the thought that someone might know that it was Jesus who said, “With God, all things are possible.” That’s why the Ohio affiliate of the Union filed suit in U.S. District Court: it is trying to stop the state from... [Read more...]

PUBLIC LOVES VOUCHERS; COURT’S DON’T

Catalyst October Issue 1997

When the poor are given a real choice in education, they overwhelmingly opt to send their children to Catholic schools. That’s what was learned in New York City this fall in a novel program. Last year, New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani instituted the School Choice Scholarship Foundation. A lottery was established to allow parents of poor children to... [Read more...]

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