Tag : School Prayer
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
title : Prayers in Public High School Football Games Supported by Majority, Indicates New Survey
summary : Nearly three-quarters, specifically 73 percent, of the public believe football coaches at public high schools should be allowed to lead their players in Christian prayer during games, while only about one-quarter, or 24 percent, say they should not, according to a new Public Religion Research Institute survey released Thursday.
date : Jan 29, 2016 11:10 AM EST