Nation: THE CHURCH-STATE-SCHOOL DEBATE

Many an editorialist and polemicist was willing to leave the big questions to the Supreme Court last week as the U.S. debated the touchy issue of federal aid to private and religious schools. But here and there thoughtful opinion shaped up:

CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER:

Our position has been consistently this: we oppose widespread federal aid for parochial schools. We oppose widespread federal aid for public schools.

ST. Louis POST-DISPATCH : Taxing all the people to support the religion of some of the people would be both unconstitutional and undesirable.

DENVER POST:

If this nation ever reaches the stage when the children of each of the 256...