School Choice

Carson v. Makin: ACLJ Files Major Brief in SCOTUS School Choice Case

By Walter M. Weber1631537940000

We were delighted to learn on July 2, 2021, that the U.S. Supreme Court had agreed to review another school choice case, Carson v. Makin , involving Maine’s school choice program. And we just filed an amicus (friend-of-the-court) brief in the case to defend the religious liberty of parents,

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Christian School Choice Heads To the Supreme Court

By Logan Sekulow1626901523224

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a vital case involving the state of Maine’s school choice program and their blatant religious discrimination. In Maine, the state extends tuition assistance to parents to send their kids to the high school of their choice. However, there is one caveat with...

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Big News on School Choice Front: A New Supreme Court Case

By Walter M. Weber1626372000000

To our delight, the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review another school choice case, this one involving Maine’s school choice program. We wrote about the case, Carson v. Makin , in a previous article . As we explained, In Maine, the majority of school districts do not have a public high school.

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ACLJ Fights for School Choice at the Supreme Court . . . Again

By Walter M. Weber1619099940000

Protecting the right of parents to choose the best schooling option for their children would solve so many problems. It would help defuse – or at least provide an escape route from – the politicization of the government-run schools. It would allow parents to select a school environment that accords...

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Now More Than Ever, School Vouchers and School Needed

By Harry G. Hutchison1617285540000

We live in an era featuring the shutdown of schools by authoritarians who remain unguided by science and an era engendering the politicization of virtually everything, including schools, by progressives and left-wing ideologues who despise the United States and the rule of law. Now more than ever,

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The ACLJ Needed Now More Than Ever: Education

By Jordan Sekulow1615228115439

The following is the first installment of a six-part series focusing on why the ACLJ is needed now more than ever to protect the victories we’ve achieved and beat back the ominous challenges we will face under a Biden Administration. Wisely, the American people continue to demand adherence to the...

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The President’s New Executive Order Advancing School Choice

By Harry G. Hutchison1609359624502

President Trump’s December 28, 2020 Executive Order confirms that the well-being and the future of America’s children must assume center-stage rather than be the siren song of left-wing teachers unions and progressive bureaucrats who put the financial status of their political allies first. Federal...

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2020 Victories: The ACLJ Is Scoring Big Wins for Families

By ACLJ.org1608742982052

This is the latest installment of our year-end victories series looking back at some of the numerous victories by the ACLJ in 2020. In 2020, the ACLJ launched an expansive School Choice Initiative in response to school closures and at-home learning brought on by the COVID-19 crisis. And as schools...

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Court of Appeals Thumbs its Nose at the Supreme Court

By Laura Hernandez1607034145034

In a startling decision in Carson v. Makin , the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit upheld the state of Maine’s discrimination against Christian schools. As we reported here , the ACLJ filed an amicus brief with the First Circuit. What made the First Circuit’s decision so surprising was that...

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ACLJ Scores Victory for Religious School After Shutdown Threatened

By Jordan Sekulow1606248009273

Since launching our School Choice Initiative to support parents who felt their kids were being denied educational opportunities due to Coronavirus school closures and at-home learning, the ACLJ has been scoring coast-to-coast victories for American families. Our legal team continues to work with...

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Scoring Victories for Families Faced With Coronavirus-Related Issues

By Jordan Sekulow1602597600000

The ACLJ continues to go to bat for parents and kids all across the country as they struggle to not fall behind due to school closures and at-home learning during the Coronavirus pandemic. And we’re scoring victories for families. As we told you shortly after we launched our School Choice...

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Democrat Platform Opposing School Choice Reveals Its Utter Contempt

By Harry G. Hutchison1598451570239

The Democrats and their left-wing allies—rather than prevent widespread educational failures during the Coronavirus pandemic—are intent on expanding educational disasters by opposing school choice. Unfortunately, they are not ashamed of their craven capitulation to left-wing unions despite their...

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JSL: ACLJ Represents US House & Senate Members for School Choice

By Jordan Sekulow1598304577334

The ACLJ is representing almost the entire South Carolina congressional delegation before the Supreme Court of South Carolina fighting for school choice in an amicus brief filed today. On today’s Jay Sekulow Live , we discussed the ACLJ’s critical filing on behalf of members of the U.S. House and...

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ACLJ Filing Brief To Guarantee Access to Quality Education

By Jordan Sekulow1598302117554

Unions and radical Left-run school districts are trying to stop families from providing their kids with a quality education. The ACLJ is taking direct legal action on behalf of two U.S. Senators and five Members of the U.S. House of Representatives – and thousands of American families – to make...

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The ACLJ Is Scoring Big Wins for Families Facing Pandemic-Related School Issues

By Jordan Sekulow1597953186116

The ACLJ has taken up the charge for parents and students who are struggling to handle school closures and at-home learning during the Coronavirus pandemic. Our efforts at the ACLJ are already delivering victories for parents and kids . Since we launched our School Choice Initiative and encouraged...

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MD Governor Overrules Attempt to Force Christian Schools to Close

By Jordan Sekulow1596827779160

Right now kids and parents across the country should be preparing for school to resume, and in some districts, classes have already begun. But this year many schools remain closed and students are starting the new year of learning online at home or have chosen to go to private and Christian schools...

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Radio Recap – Dr. Fauci: Open Up Schools for In-Person Learning

By Jordan Sekulow1596571658095

Dr. Fauci says open up schools for in person learning. On today’s Jay Sekulow Live , we discussed Dr. Fauci’s comments advocating for schools to resume in-person learning. We’ve got to get kids back to school. Also, Sean Hannity joined us for the second half of the broadcast. Dr. Fauci stated this...

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UPDATE: ACLJ Engages AZ School District for Parents in Need

By Jordan Sekulow1596230917290

Today, the ACLJ took action in Arizona: We sent a legal letter to an Arizona school district on behalf of our clients, providing our perspective on what the state’s constitution and laws require: “absolutely free” education and classroom access. As we’ve told you, the ACLJ recently launched a new...

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Radio Recap – ACLJ Take Action for Student’s Rights

By Jordan Sekulow1596226081679

Breaking News: The ACLJ is preparing to take its first action on the education and school issues plaguing parents across the nation. You contacted us. We heard you. Now we’re taking action . On today’s Jay Sekulow Live, we discussed our first actions, on behalf of over 1,400 individual families...

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JSL – Teachers Unions Threaten Strikes Over Schools Reopening

By Jordan Sekulow1596145265286

Teachers unions are threatening to strike if schools reopen. On today’s Jay Sekulow Live , we discussed the fact that teachers unions are threatening strikes over schools re-opening. Many of them don’t even want to teach online. This is quickly becoming a major issue with teachers unions now...

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