Equality For All

Anti-Gay Politics and the Religious Right

An analysis of the Religious Right's anti-gay policies and activities, leading up to the Christian Coalition's 1998 Road to Victory Conference.

Court Strikes Down Florida Voucher Law

State Circuit Court Judge Kevin Davey today ruled that Florida’s 1999 "A+" voucher law violates the state’s constitution, which prohibits the use of public funds to support religious schools. The decision, which is likely to be appealed by the state, was hailed by People For the American Way Foundation (PFAWF). PFAWF, which has offices in both Miami and Tallahassee, is co-counsel in the case to the parties who have challenged the voucher law.

"Parental Rights"

Analysis of the average cost in excess of private school tuition paid by Wisconsin taxpayers is illuminating. Both the numbers of schools receiving this state subsidy and the average dollar amount of that subsidy are high. Eighty-nine percent of the religious schools participating in the voucher program—54 out of a total of 61—received a voucher payment that exceeds their school tuition.

Class Size Initiative Goes To Florida Voters

County Election Supervisors Validate 510,000 Signatures; Coalition Leaders Launch Campaign for Voter Approval of Pro-Education, Pro-Business, Anti-Crime Initiative

The Good, the Bad and the Missing: President Bush's Proposals for Improving Education for Disadvantaged Students

  1. President George W. Bush, “No child left behind,”,accessed January 23, 2001.
  2. Dana Milbank, “Bush says he’ll seek $4.6 billion boost in education spending,” Washington Post,
    February 22, 2001, p. A4.
  3. Corrine M. Yu and William L. Taylor, eds., “Title I in midstream: the fight to improve schools for poor kids” (Washington, D.C.: Citizens’ Commission on Civil Rights, 1999).
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