A higher proportion of Islamic-school students in years 11 to 12 are enrolled in science and maths than other students in Australia. But they may not all get the careers they want.
Protesters gather as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visits a school in Maryland.
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Expansion of voucher programs may leave parents with a choice between sending children to religious schools or public schools stripped of funding.
Catholic secondary schools experienced significant growth prior to 2015, but since then, enrolments have stagnated.
Australia is in the midst of a population boom. But Catholic school enrolments have been decreasing since 2013.
Logic, science and critical thinking are working miracles for non-believers.
About 30% of all Australian schools are affiliated with a religion, and 94% of private schools.
Religion in schools has always been contentious and especially so in Australia, where there is a commitment to secular principles.
Sagardeep Singh Arora is challenging Melton Christian College’s decision not to enrol his son unless he agrees not to wear his patka (similar to the photo above).
A case before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal highlights the need for schools to accommodate articles of religious and cultural practice in their uniform policies.
The Supreme Court’s decision in the Trinity Lutheran case is blurring the lines between church and state.
The Trinity Lutheran case signals the Supreme Court's willingness to interpret separation of church and state as religious discrimination. What will this mean for the future of vouchers and school choice?
Why do so many state constitutions have provisions precluding funding for religious schools?
A number of state constitutions have clauses restricting state funding for religious schools. Some of these go back to an amendment proposed in 1875, known as the Blaine Amendment. What is it?
Should taxpayer dollars fund private education?
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As school choice advocates attempt to garner more widespread support for vouchers, a new kind of voucher system is growing: one that uses tax credits to subsidize private education.