Charter Schools

California Charter Schools – What The Law Says Pertaining to Religious Instruction

California State Constitution
ARTICLE 9 SECTION 8. No public money shall ever be appropriated for the support of any sectarian [religious] or denominational school, or any school not under the exclusive control of the officers of the public schools; nor shall any sectarian or denominational doctrine be taught, or instruction thereon be permitted, directly or indirectly, in any of the common schools of this State. Read more

Charter Schools and Christians – A Pastor’s View

Charter schools are not a good alternative to private Christian homeschooling. There are serious problems with charter schools, only one of which is that to get state funds, the state dictates what they can and can’t teach. Read more

Charter School “Trojan Horse”

Many Christian homeschoolers are being enticed back into the bondage of government-funded education. This raises many questions, which are thoughtfully discussed in a new (2008) short DVD titled “Exposing A Trojan Horse”. For instance, “Will the choices these parents are making ultimately benefit their children for generations to come, or harm them?” “What happens to a child’s faith in the God of all creation when they are enrolled in an education program that is prohibited from teaching about God?” And “What will be the impact on future generations of Christian home educators?” Read more

Why Charter Schools Won’t Work

CHEA’s informative, 4-page, “Why Charter Schools Won’t Work for Christians”. Contact us to request copies of this paper.

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