Category: Schools and Religion

Talk in Class Turns to God, Setting Off Public Debate on Rights

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.