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By Tim Huelskamp, Washington Examiner, July 29, 2020 

Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., is a former U.S. congressman from Kansas and CatholicVote’s senior political adviser.


Catholic schools in America comprise the largest parochial school system in the world. They have been in existence even before our nation’s founding. They have built an unparalleled legacy of academic excellence, promoted racial and ethnic integration, and made the American dream possible for so many whose opportunities were otherwise limited. These cherished institutions are facing extinction very soon.

Saving them ought to be a bipartisan effort. But as these institutions are fighting to survive, Joe Biden and his special interest allies shrug their shoulders and watch.

Catholic schools excel in many areas compared to their public-school counterparts. This is especially true for the low-income and minority students they serve.   ….

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