Anti-religious discrimination harms school choice

January 27, 2016 | By RAYMOND NHAN

In celebration of National School Choice Week, PLF attorneys are highlighting a number of important school choice cases. Two important pending cases come from Montana and Colorado. Last year, the Montana Legislature established a tax credit scholarship program that provides tax credits to donors who contribute to the scholarship program. The money ...


Will discrimination stand in the way of children's education?

December 01, 2015 | By RAYMOND NHAN

PLF recently filed an amicus curiae brief in the United States Supreme Court in support of granting certiorari in Doyle v. Taxpayers for Public Education today. This is another case in which opponents of educational choice are attempting to stifle community efforts to ensure that all students can receive a quality learning experience. Here are th ...


Blaine Amendments : One of the biggest impediments to nationwide school choice

August 26, 2015 | By CHRIS KIESER

In 2002, school choice advocates won a major victory when the Supreme Court of the United States upheld an Ohio scholarship program designed to provide better educational options to students in inner-city Cleveland. The program provided district students with a scholarship to attend any participating public or private school within the district bou ...


#Back2SchoolChoice — Is there school choice in California?

August 22, 2013 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

We often get asked here at PLF why there isn’t school choice in California.  The answer I usually give is that Californians do have some choices in education.  Californians, of course, have one of the most robust charter school laws in the country.  Further, California law permits transfers from one public school district to another scho ...