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Michigan, Pennsylvania cases threaten freedom of Catholic schools
How free should religious schools be to determine who studies at their schools?
In 1994, Michigan courts declined to interfere in a dispute over a Catholic school’s refusal to admit students from three families, because a ruling could interfere with the school’s religious mission.
However, today the Michigan Supreme Court hears arguments in a case stemming from a girl’s claim that she was rejected admission to Notre Dame Preparatory School in 2014 because of a learning disability. The school says she was turned down for low grades, but regardless it argues that the student’s claim