Students in England could be banned from wearing full-face Muslim veils for security or educational reasons under government guidelines to be published on Tuesday, officials said.
Category: Schools and Religion
Liberty Union High School District officials have changed their stance on religious references in yearbook advertisements after parents raised concerns about freedom of speech constraints.
A civil liberties group has sued a public school district for holding its graduation ceremonies in a Baptist church, calling it a violation of a Muslim student’s religious freedom.
A Kearny High School junior on Monday drew some legal heavyweights into his battle with school officials over a teacher’s proselytizing in class.
The second most powerful member of the Texas House has circulated a Georgia lawmaker’s call for a broad assault on teaching of evolution.
The new guidelines reflect mainstream scientific views of evolution and represent a political defeat for advocates of “intelligent design,” who had helped write the standards that are being jettisoned.
Initially, the differences between Liahona Academy in Pleasant Grove, the state’s only LDS-based high school, and other schools around the state are subtle.
In an effort to introduce yoga to shool children, Tara Guber has eliminated the chanting and translated Sanskrit words into kid-friendly English.
State Board of Education members Thursday approved new academic courses on the Bible, allowing Georgia’s public high schools for the first time to offer taxpayer-funded classes devoted to the Good Book.
Shortly after school began in September, teacher David Paszkiewicz told his sixth-period students at Kearny High School that evolution and the Big Bang were not scientific, that dinosaurs were aboard Noah’s ark, and that only Christians had a place in heaven, according to audio recordings made by a student whose family is now considering a lawsuit claiming Mr. Paszkiewicz broke the church-state boundary.