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Religion in School

The 'After School Satan Club' Wants To Show Kids Another Path To The Moral Life

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.02.2016 | Politics

The Satanic Temple seeks to bring an After School Satan Club to elementary schools around the country. The goal of the group ― which does not promot...

Atheist Mom Gets Threats After School Cancels 'Bible Man' Visits

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.16.2015 | Religion

An atheist mother in Tennessee says she's been getting threats on social media after her complaint led to the cancellation of school visits by a preac...

Mother Upset Over School Assignment About Islam

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 10.08.2014 | Religion

A mother in Michigan took to Facebook last week to express her outrage over a 10th-grade school assignment that she felt promoted Islam. In an init...

Student Says She Was Punished At School For Saying "Bless You"

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.21.2014 | Religion

A Tennessee high school student claims she was suspended after saying, “bless you” to another student in class. According to Tennessee outlet W...

GOP Candidate Wants To Get Elected To Keep His Daughter From Learning Evolution

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

Aaron Miller, a Republican congressional candidate in Minnesota, said a big reason he's running is to end classroom instruction on evolution, accordin...

Lawmaker's Objection To Yoga In Schools Is A Stretch

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

A New Mexico lawmaker opposes yoga in schools because he says the practice may be considered religious. Rep. Alonzo Baldonado (R-Los Lunas) express...

High School Makes Allowance For Muslim Students With Good Grades

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.31.2013 | Religion

A Maryland public school has drawn attention for its attempt to accommodate Muslim students' religious needs. Parkdale High School in Prince George...

A Parental Dilemma: Should Children Miss School For Extended Holidays And Vacations?

Jonathan T. Hoffman | Posted 02.11.2013 | Religion
Jonathan T. Hoffman

Non-traditional travel calls into question whether it is appropriate or acceptable for children to miss school to accommodate travel that can otherwise be undertaken at a time when children are on a break from school.

Thousands Of Virginia Kids Not Required To Get An Education

Posted 09.18.2012 | Education

More than 7,000 Virginia children may not be getting any form of education as a result of a state law that permits religious exemptions, a recent stud...

Religious-Themed Business Course Canceled At Iowa State University

Ames Patch | Posted 01.20.2012 | Religion

Iowa State University canceled a business management course that some faculty say would have advocated an evangelical Christian point of view and used...

WATCH: Baltimore School Holds Prayer Service For Good Test Scores

Posted 05.26.2011 | Education

One Baltimore public school has pulled out all the stops when it comes to shooting for good test scores: It's turned to divine intervention. Dozens o...