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Taxpayer money is keeping many Catholic schools alive, study finds

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  • Many Catholic schools that accept vouchers rely on that public funding to stay open, a new study finds.
  • Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has advocated for expanding such programs.
  • Catholic schools’ reliance on vouchers highlights the legal grey area in the separation of church and state.

American Catholic parishes that participate in student voucher programs rely almost entirely on those public funds to stay in operation, a new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) finds.

In a working paper published February 13, researchers from the NBER found that the average Catholic school enrolled in a voucher program gets nearly $1 million read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com