August 21, 1985
Vol. 04, Issue 40 & 41
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PAGE 28 - Commentary
The U. S. Supreme Court has ruled by 5-to-4 margins that public-school systems in Grand Rapids, Mich., and New York City violated the establishment clause of the First Amendment by sending teachers into parochial schools to offer remedial and enrichment classes.
In both its recent decisions on public aid to students in church-affiliated schools, the U. S. Supreme Court ruled that public-school systems cannot offer remedial classes on parochial-school sites.
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