Opinion: A chance to end discrimination against Catholic schools

Today Teresa Schmit and her husband, Mike, have their hands full with their eight children, thanks in part to the Catholic schools in Great Falls, Montana, which have helped to make their family’s life – and their kids’ education – manageable and successful.

Back when the Schmits had only three children, their marriage was in turmoil. They split up. During this time, staff at their local Catholic elementary school, Our Lady of Lourdes, were fully supportive.

As Teresa recalls today, “They never said anything to create more division.”

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