Posts Tagged ‘Bible in public schools’

Religion in Public Schools

Should churches make decisions about the courses taught in local public schools?

Most Americans would probably say no. But that’s exactly what seems to be happening in the Chino Valley (Calif.) School District.

According to the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, the school board there  has approved a Bible class for high school students after a lobbying campaign by Calvary […] Read More

Religion in Public Schools

In Oklahoma, state legislators seem intent on pushing through legislation that encourages public schools to teach from the Bible.

Two bills are making their way through the House and Senate, and the bills’ proponents have made it clear they intend for this legislation to promote Christianity and undermine church-state separation.

After all, no legislation is necessary for public schools to […] Read More

Religion in Public Schools

Texas is headed for more shootouts over church-state separation, pardner!

In 2007, the legislature passed a law encouraging public school districts to offer elective courses on the Old and New Testaments   and “their impact on the history and literature of Western civilization.”

H.B. 1287 requires that the courses follow “applicable law and all federal and state guidelines in maintaining […] Read More