Friday’s News…briefly

The CSM sees important implications in the Hibbs v. Winn case. Not so sure, the tax credit and voucher questions are largely settled. The new variety of tax credits that Arizona and some other states are trying may be constitutionally suspect but the court seems unlikely to revisit the underlying issues.

Yesterday’s USA Today story about how school affluence relates to athletic success is well worth reading because as Virginia Tech professor Roland Lazenby notes, “The problem is the funding mechanism for schools in this country,” he says, meaning the use of property taxes to pay for local schools. “Sports is a highly visible way to see the inequities. But if the football field is in bad shape, I wonder what kind of shape the chemistry lab is in.”

The ed schools are asking, who lost the governors?

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