Dave and Amy Carson

Dave and Amy Carson are residents of Glenburn, Maine, and have been since they were married 22 years ago. Dave and Amy have sent their daughter, Olivia, now a sophomore, to Bangor Christian Schools—which serves kids from K-12 grades—for her entire school career. The Town of Glenburn is prohibited from paying for Olivia’s tuition because Bangor Christian Schools is a religious school, even though Glenburn pays tuition on behalf of its other residents who select non-religious private schools for their children.

  • August 20, 2018    |   Educational Choice

    Maine School Choice III

    Federal lawsuit seeks to end religious discrimination and vindicate parental liberty

    On behalf of three Maine families, the Institute for Justice (IJ) and the First Liberty Institute (FLI) have filed a legal challenge to Maine’s exclusion of religious options from the state’s school choice program. IJ represents families from three small “tuitioning towns” in Maine—Orrington, Glenburn, and Palermo—towns where the local school district offers high school…

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