Jeb Bush: The Ability to Choose Schools Helps Kids With Disabilities

May 16, 2017, 12:35 PM

In an act targeted at parochial schools, the state of Oregon in 1922 passed legislation requiring all students to attend public schools.

Three years later, in Pierce v. Society of Sisters, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the law, stating in its ruling: “The child is not the mere creature of the state; those who nurture him and direct his destiny have the right and the high duty, to recognize and prepare him for additional obligations.