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The calibrated distribution of spiritual preferences indicates that the revealed benefit of religious schooling is strongly contingent on its high levels of subsidization. The outcomes of the calibration are utilized to check the effect of publicly funded vouchers that do not exclude religious faculties—to which the Supreme Court lately opened a door in Zelman v. Simmons-Harris—with vouchers restricted to nonsectarian colleges. It supports the implicit conclusion of the Court, that participation of non secular schools in the Cleveland voucher program was essential for achieving its aim of serving to low-revenue parents in a failing faculty district...

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