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Does a state violate the U.S. Constitution when it excludes religious institutions from an aid program with an entirely public purpose?  The U.S. Supreme Court will decide that question when it hears Trinity Lutheran Church v. Pauley this spring.  Find out more in the February issue of CAPE Outlook:
http://www.capenet.org/pdf/Outlook412.pdf
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With today’s Senate vote (85-12) and last week’s House vote (359-64), Congress has sent the Every Student Succeeds Act to President Obama, who is expected to sign it soon. Find out how the new law will affect private schools in the December issue of CAPE Outlook:
http://www.capenet.org/new.html
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Students with diplomas from private high schools are considerably more likely to be ready for college than those with diplomas from other schools, according to data from ACT.  Find out more in the November Outlook:
http://www.capenet.org/pdf/Outlook409.pdf
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Congratulations to the 335 new Blue Ribbon Schools for 2015!  Find out which private schools made the list at:
http://www.capenet.org/brs2.html
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Given the opportunity to select whatever school they wanted for their child, more Americans would prefer a private school than any other option.  Find out more in the September Outlook:
http://www.capenet.org/pdf/Outlook407.pdf
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Private school students in 2014 took a disproportionately high number of AP exams and scored higher than average on them. What's more, private schools had an above-average percentage of students with scores of 3 or more, and had narrower black/white achievement gaps.  Find out more in the June issue of Outlook:
http://www.capenet.org/pdf/Outlook406.pdf
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The January issue of CAPE Outlook takes a look at the new Every Student Succeeds Act and its implications for private schools.  Check it out here:
http://www.capenet.org/new.html
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Congress appears ready to approve bipartisan, bicameral legislation that would overhaul the nation’s most far-reaching education law.  Find out how the new law would affect private schools in the December issue of CAPE Outlook:
http://www.capenet.org/new.html
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Where would America be without private schools?  Find out one scholar’s response in the October issue of CAPE Outlook:
http://www.capenet.org/pdf/Outlook408.pdf
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Today’s SAT scores got you down? Check out how kids in private schools did:
http://www.capenet.org/new.html
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Montana joined the school choice community this week when Governor Steve Bullock allowed a tax credit scholarship bill to become law by default -- without his signature or veto.  Read more at: http://www.capenet.org/new.html
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As it brought nature to abundant life, April brought hope to children, with legislatures in six states approving measures to expand the right of parents to choose their child’s school.  Find out more in the May issue of Outlook:
http://www.capenet.org/pdf/Outlook405.pdf
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a coalition of national organizations and state affiliates serving private elementary and secondary schools
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THE COUNCIL FOR AMERICAN PRIVATE EDUCATION (CAPE) is a coalition of national organizations and state affiliates serving private elementary and secondary schools. There are over 33,000 private schools in America; in fact, one in four of the nation’s schools is a private school. More than five million students attend them.
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