SCOTUS Says ‘Yes’ To State Funds For Religious Schools In Maine—With Potential Consequences For Entire Country

SCOTUS Says ‘Yes’ To State Funds For Religious Schools In Maine—With Potential Consequences For Entire Country

This post was originally published on this site This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation. For nearly three-quarters of a century, one issue in education has come up before the Supreme Court more than any other: disputes over religion....

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US Supreme Court says state cannot deny public funds to religious schools

US Supreme Court says state cannot deny public funds to religious schools

This post was originally published on this site The US Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that public funds can be used to support families sending their children to religious schools, in a case that challenged longstanding principles of separation of church and state. The case was brought by two evangelical...

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Biden says he will decide on federal gas tax holiday ‘by the end of the week’

Biden says he will decide on federal gas tax holiday ‘by the end of the week’

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden also said Monday that he’d met with Larry Summers, who has raised alarms about a potential recession.     

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How Biden Wants to Trim a Mountain of Student Debt

How Biden Wants to Trim a Mountain of Student Debt

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden has been considering forgiving some government student loan debt. Such a move that could help alleviate the weight on borrowers of $1.6 trillion in federal education debt, a figure that has more than tripled in the last 15 years. As...

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Biden faces pressure to help Black borrowers with heavy student debt

Biden faces pressure to help Black borrowers with heavy student debt

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden is reported to be closing in on a plan to cancel $10,000 in federal student debt per borrower, but some advocates are concerned about the impact it will have on Black borrowers, who data shows are likely to owe more to...

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Teachers across US question profession, gun laws after Texas school shooting

Teachers across US question profession, gun laws after Texas school shooting

This post was originally published on this siteAfter a school shooting in Texas left at least 19 children and two adults dead, some teachers say they’re second-guessing the profession.     

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As Biden Zeroes In on Student-Loan Forgiveness Decision, Voter Anxiety Grows

As Biden Zeroes In on Student-Loan Forgiveness Decision, Voter Anxiety Grows

This post was originally published on this siteIn North Carolina, a debt-heavy swing state, some voters are signaling dissatisfaction with any outcome.

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GOP steps up attacks on canceling student debt

GOP steps up attacks on canceling student debt

This post was originally published on this siteRepublicans are attacking Democrats and President Biden on the issue of student loan debt cancelation, linking the effort to inflation and calling it a transfer of wealth to elites. It is an “absurd fiscal policy that will make inflation worse” and that shows...

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Pushing for ‘school choice,’ US Sen. Ted Cruz splits with Gov. Greg Abbott in his endorsements for Texas House runoffs

Pushing for ‘school choice,’ US Sen. Ted Cruz splits with Gov. Greg Abbott in his endorsements for Texas House runoffs

This post was originally published on this site By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune April 19, 2022 “Pushing for “school choice,” U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz splits with Gov. Greg Abbott in his endorsements for Texas House runoffs” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that...

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