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Music’s Benjamin Helton expresses concerns about school choice programs in Ohio

Benjamin Helton, assistant professor in the Department of Music at the College of Arts and Sciences, weighed in on the recent Carson v. Makin decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that makes private religious schools eligible to receive public money.

Helton’s piece, titled “Statewide expansion of school choice vouchers would hurt funding for public education,” was published by

Helton, a former public school teacher, wrote about how school choice programs would work in Ohio and how he believes that would affect students at public schools in Ohio.

Read the piece.