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State vs Church in the U.S

State vs Church in the U.S

Oklahoma recently approved what would be the nation’s first religious charter school, handing a victory to Christian conservatives but opening the door to a constitutional battle over whether taxpayer dollars can directly fund religious schools. The online school, St. Isidore of Seville Catholic Virtual School, is to be run by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma City and the Diocese of Tulsa, with religious teachings embedded in the curriculum. Named after the patron saint of the internet, it is planned to open in the fall of 2024. The decision sets the stage for a high-profile legal battle over the separation of church and state in education. A key legal question is whether charter schools are ‘state actors’, representing the government, or ‘private actors’, more akin to government contractors.

Anglais Français
charter school école sous contrat (avec l’Etat)
to hand donner
taxpayer (des) contribuable(s)
to fund financer
to run, ran, run diriger
to be embedded in faire partie intégrante de
curriculum programme (scolaire)
to be named after porter le nom de, être baptisé en l’honneur de
patron protecteur
to set the stage for sth ouvrir la voie à qqch, préparer le terrain pour qqch
high-profile très médiatisé
akin semblable, comparable à
contractor sous-traitant