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Religion in School

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...

Church Gets Banned From Worshipping In School

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 04.03.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest chapter of a long-running legal fight over separation of church and state, a federal appeals court again ruled on Thur...

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...

$173,000 In Fees Sought In Rhode Island Prayer Banner Case

AP | Posted 02.01.2012 | Religion

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Lawyers for the 16-year-old Rhode Island atheist who sued over a prayer banner displayed at a public high school are asking a cour...

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...