• Congress Set to Regulate Private Schools




    Update
    February 16, 2010





    House Poised to Regulate Private Schools


    The U.S. House of Representatives could vote soon on legislation governing elements of a schools disciplinary policy and practice.


    The bill (HR 4247) would affect all public schools and private schools whose students or teachers benefit from any federal education program (about 80 percent of Catholic schools, for example). The measure represents an unprecedented and unwarranted degree of federal regulation of religious and independent education.


    To contact members of Congress about this important issue, visit CAPEs Legislative Action Center. To learn more about the bills troubling provisions, visit CAPEs Web site.


    Thank you for conveying to Congress your views on this legislation and for inviting friends, family, and members of your community to do the same.





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