Category: Private Education

Privatize Education

Commentary In the view of Terry McAuliffe, former Virginia gubernatorial candidate, “I don’t think parents should be telling schools what they should teach.” According to Mary-Michelle Upson Hirschoff, a former assistant professor at the Indiana University School of Law, it’s not even clear that parents have an unambiguous right to have their children excused from…


Lawsuit Targets Michigan’s Restriction on Public Funds Paying for Private, Religious Education

The Mackinac Center Legal Foundation partnered with Bursch Law to file a lawsuit alleging Michigan’s restriction on the use of public funds to pay for private education is unconstitutional. Five Michigan families and the Parent Advocates for Choice in Education (PACE) Foundation, a nonprofit supporting the rights of Michigan parents to provide educational opportunities for…