Educational Pluralism and the Future of Faith-Based Schools: The Case for Expanding Parental Choice


Location: Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, MO

Nicole Stelle Garnett

The Carver Project in St. Louis welcomes Notre Dame Law Professor Nicole Stelle Garnett for two public events on Thursday, September 5.

Professor Garnett is the John P. Murphy Foundation Professor of Law at Notre Dame Law School. Her research focuses on property, land use, urban development, local government law, and education policy. She is the author of numerous articles on these subjects and of two books, Ordering the City: Land Use, Policing and the Restoration of Urban America (Yale University Press, 2009) and Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools' Importance in Urban America (University of Chicago Press, 2014). She is a Fellow of the Institute for Educational Initiatives and the Senior Policy Advisor for the Alliance for Catholic Education, a program engaged in a wide array of efforts to strengthen and sustain K-12 Catholic schools.

Professor Garnett will speak at the following events on September 5 in St. Louis.

  • Professor Garnett will be speaking on “Educational Pluralism and the Future of Faith-Based Schools: The Case for Expanding Parental Choice” at 12 p.m. in the Bryan Cave Courtroom at Washington University School of Law (co-sponsored by the law school’s Public Interest Law and Policy Series).
  • Professor Garnett will participate in a public dialogue in the theatre at St. Louis Priory School at 7 p.m. with TCP Executive Director John Inazu. The dialogue, titled “Catholics in the Classroom and the Courtroom,” will cover a range of topics including education policy, Catholic-Protestant dialogue, and the Supreme Court.

Both events are free and open to the public. Visit the Carver Project's website for more information and to register.