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Teachers' religious liberties

Supreme Court
Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community Sch. Dist., 393 U.S. 503 (1969)

Downing v. West Haven Board of Education, 162 F.Supp. 2d 19 (Dist. Conn. 2001)
Marchi v. Board of Cooperative Educational Services of Albany, 173 F.3d 469 (2nd Cir. 1999)
Helland v. South Bend Community School Corp., 93 F.3d 327 (7th Cir. 1996)
Roberts v. Madigan, 921 F.2d 1047 (10th Cir. 1990)
U.S. v. Board of Education, 911 F.2d 882 (3rd Cir. 1990)
Cooper v. Eugene School District, 723 P.2d 298 (Ore. 1986)
Breen v. Runkel, 614 F.Supp. 355 (W.D. Mich. 1985)
Fink v. Board of Education, 442 A.2d 837 (Pa. Cmmwlth. 1982)

A Teacher’s Guide to Religion in the Public Schools

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School prayer
Religious holidays
Student religious practices
Released time
Teaching about religion
Pledge of Allegiance & religious liberty in public schools
Religious clubs
Public schools & religious communities
Teachers' religious liberties
Bible in school
Distributing religious literature
Graduation ceremonies
Evolution & creation