Even as children nationwide are returning to the classroom, battles shaping what and how they learn are being fought in the courtroom, with several parents and faith groups locked in contentious legal fights involving religious liberty and education.
In Colorado, two Catholic preschools are suing after they were excluded from participating in the state's Universal Preschool program. In California, Orthodox Jewish families are suing the state for excluding religious schools from receiving public funding for young people with disabilities. And in Maryland, parents are asking a federal appeals court to allow their children to opt out of new "inclusivity" books that promote progressive and "woke" ideology.
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Marisa Herman ✉
Marisa Herman, a Newsmax senior reporter, focuses on major and investigative stories. A University of Florida graduate, she has more than a decade of experience as a reporter for newspapers, magazines, and websites.