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Religion in School

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...