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PLF supports school choice in New Hampshire

April 05, 2013 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

We have previously reported on New Hampshire’s Tax Credit Program — New Hampshire’s recently adopted school choice bill that gives less affluent families the opportunity to send their children to schools of their choice.  The New Hampshire Program is very similar to the Arizona plan that the United States Supreme Court held const ...

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School Choice Week 2013 : An introduction

January 28, 2013 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

Yesterday marked the first day of School Choice Week 2013.  School choice is the remarkable idea that parents should have the freedom to choose where their children are educated. School choice rejects the idea of government run, one-size-fits-all, “Solidarity Forever” education. “School choice gives parents the freedom to choos ...

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School Choice Week — Remembering Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization

January 24, 2012 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

I hope you are celebrating School Choice Week.  In my first post in this series, I mentioned some of the great organizations that are out there every day fighting for choice in schools.  I encourage you to take a look at their websites this week, as they are all doing some promotions for School Choice … ...

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Litigating for school choice

January 26, 2011 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Author: Daniel Himebaugh In case you haven’t heard, January 23-29 is National School Choice Week.  According to the organizers, this nationwide event is designed to call attention to the need for “a K-12 education system that provides a wide array of options” to parents and students. As I’ve pointed out before, PLF works di ...

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School choice before the Supreme Court

December 09, 2010 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Author: Joshua Thompson In this podcast, produced by the Federalist Society, I discuss the case of Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn.  You can read PLF’s amicus brief in the case. This case will have a profound impact the legality of innovative school choice programs throughout the country.  In the podcast I discuss the ...

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PLF files brief in the US Supreme Court on school choice

August 13, 2010 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Author: Joshua Thompson Last week PLF filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court in Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn.   This case marks the first time the Supreme Court will rule on an Establishment Clause challenge to a school choice program since its landmark decision in Zelman v. Simmons-Harris.  Arizona Christan School i ...