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Religious liberty in public schools
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By Charles C. Haynes
First Amendment Center senior scholar
How far can public schools go in accommodating the religious needs of Muslim students? This question is presenting itself with increasing urgency, and it's a delicate balance to avoid doing too little or too much.
Ill. moment-of-silence law ruled unconstitutional
Federal judge calls act 'a subtle effort to force students at impressionable ages to contemplate religion.'
Debate rages over NYC Hebrew charter school
'They're trying to transmit cultural values and identity, and that's not the purpose of a public school,' says one critic of school set to open this fall.
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religious liberty in public schools issues >
Student religious practices
Teaching about religion
Pledge of Allegiance & religious liberty in public schools
Public schools & religious communities
Teachers' religious liberties
Bible in school
Distributing religious literature
Evolution & creation