God, Schools, and Government Funding : First Amendment Conundrums
By: Winer, Laurence H.
Contributor(s): Crimm, Nina J.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2015Description: 1 online resource (290 p.).ISBN: 9781409450320.Subject(s): Church and state -- United States | Church schools -- Law and legislation -- United States | Federal aid to private schools -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: God, Schools, and Government Funding : First Amendment ConundrumsDDC classification: 344.73/072 | 344.73072 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1Alternatives to Traditional Public Schools and Their Funding; 2The Establishment Clause and School Aid; 3Tax Expenditures and School Financing; 4Establishment Clause Standing and Challenges to School Aid; 5Where States Are and Proposals for Reform; Index
In recent years, a conservative majority of the U.S. Supreme Court, over vigorous dissent, has developed circumventions to the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment that allow state legislatures to use public tax dollars to aid private elementary and secondary education, with the vast majority of that funding reaching parochial schools and other religiously-affiliated education providers. In this book Professors Winer and Crimm clearly elucidate for readers' greater understanding and appreciation the complex and controversial policy, legal, and constitutional issues involved in using tax
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