Tag : religion in schools
Religion Core Subject in Schools title : Religious Ed as Core Subject Would Benefit Society, Says Irish Education Expert
summary : Students and society would benefit if religious education was included as a core subject in all schools' curriculum, said education expect Dr. Amelee Meehan, who works in faith leadership for the Catholic Education an Irish Schools' Trust (CEIST), the Trustee body for 110 Voluntary Catholic Secondary Schools in Ireland.
date : Nov 28, 2016 02:20 PM EST
Montgomery Township Public School District title : Prayers Now Allowed In Public Schools After NJ School Board Revises Religion Policy
summary : Prayer during classroom time, along with organized prayer groups, will be allowed in the Montgomery Township Public School District in Somerset County, New Jersey, following school board members' approval of revisions this month to the school district policy about religion in public schools. The policy recognizes students are protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and by the New Jersey State Constitution, both of which ban the establishment of religion in the schools. It also acknowledges religion is a personal matter.
date : Oct 29, 2016 09:49 AM EDT
Bible and School Books title : Creationism Stricken From Ohio Schools' Science Curriculums
summary : All references to intelligent design and creationism have been eliminated from the science curriculum in 15 schools based in Youngstown, Ohio.
date : Sep 13, 2016 07:13 PM EDT
Billy Graham praying title : Billy Graham: Outlawing Prayers in Public Schools Cannot 'Banish God From Hearts'
summary : Rev. Billy Graham said while he doesn't believe prayer will return to public schools since it was barred five decades ago, he reminds there are other ways students can communicate with God throughout their school day. "When I was young, we used to pray and read the Bible in school every day, but my grandchildren aren't able to experience this, and it upsets me a great deal," stated the 97-year-old evangelist.
date : Aug 18, 2016 09:22 AM EDT
FCA title : Proselytizers Stopped at Kentucky School District Per Freedom from Religion Complaints
summary : Fellowship of Christian Athletes representatives were asked this week to halt activities in the Jefferson County Public Schools system based in Louisville, Ky., after Freedom From Religion Foundation representatives, along with its 150 Kentucky chapter members, filed complaints.
date : Jun 17, 2016 09:29 AM EDT