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3 reasons why religious charter schools should give us pause

“When it comes to K–12 education policy, the post-Covid period has become, more than almost anything else, the era of school choice. This success has opened new avenues for its growth and confronted choice supporters—particularly Catholic school supporters—with an important decision. Should we focus our energy on breaking down the lines between public (charter) and private school choice programs, or strive to put private school choice programs themselves on a more equal footing?”

Our superintendent, Kathleen Porter-Magee, dives into the potential issues related to bureaucracy, liberty, and coalitions could arise with the introduction of religious charter schools – which is currently a hot topic being discussed within the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City and Diocese of Tulsa. The two dioceses “applied to the state for a charter to open what would become the nation’s first religious charter school, St. Isodore of Seville.”

Read Kathleen’s full Flypaper article here.