A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

The Ben Gamla Boynton charter school in Florida is located in the second floor of a Conservative synagogue.

Jewish groups rethinking vouchers, tax credits to religious schools

By Shira Schoenberg, JTA April 20, 2012

BOSTON—When the U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized school vouchers in 2002, the Jewish Council for Public Affairs called it “a devastating blow to one of the foundations of our democracy”: the separation of church and state. Four years earlier,...

Editorial: No Vouching for Religion

April 6, 2011

This week we got both legislative and judicial pronouncements on school vouchers from the federal government. The first was the House of Representatives' extension of SOAR, the federal Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act. The bill passed the...

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