10 Frightening Things That Happen at Conservative Christian Schools That May Be Funded With Your Tax Dollars
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Supporters of school vouchers usually speak in very broad terms about supporting “religious schools,” but they are often reluctant to talk specifics. Instead, they prefer to focus on intellectual niche schools that focus, for example, on classical education or fine arts. That is because of, as you can see, the peculiar beliefs and behaviors documented at these schools. It would be an exaggeration to argue that all private Christian schools provide a poor education, but perhaps we need to think twice about spending public money diverted from public schools to private religious schools.
Kristin Rawls is a freelance writer whose work has also appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, GOOD Magazine, Religion Dispatches, Killing the Buddha, Global Comment and elsewhere online.