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    Filed at 6:23 am under by dcobranchi

    This should make for an interesting 1st Amendment case:

    In June, The New Orleans Archdiocese came tantalizingly close to seeing a school voucher measure pass in the Louisiana Legislature.

    …[T]he archdiocese has already announced it will likely make a bid for one of the failing New Orleans public schools that the state will offer to outside managers this winter. If accepted, the proposal would shunt approximately $6,300 of state and local funding per pupil to the archdiocese to cover the cost of educating kids at that school.

    “We’re looking at possibility of taking over one of the failing schools for 2006-07,” Maestri confirmed last week.

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