Christian Proselytizing in Public Schools Is Becoming An Epidemic

The New York Times has an article in today’s paper about the recent proliferation of incidents in which public school teachers/administrators are proselytizing to students — or letting others do it on their behalf. It’s not enough that they can teacher children about Christianity. They want to convert the kids, often against the wishes of [Read More...]

Public Elementary School in North Carolina Offers Bibles to Kids

Ginger Strivelli, a parent in North Carolina, got in touch with her local chapter of the ACLU after her fifth-grade son came home from his public school with a copy of the Bible without her prior knowledge or consent. The school denies any wrong-doing, noting the box of Bibles was dropped off by the Gideons, [Read More...]

Two Homophobic Students; Two Different Outcomes

In recent days, I’ve heard stories about two different students, both expressing anti-gay sentiments in a school setting and both being penalized for that expression.  They each filed suit after their respective penalties were imposed, so they should each get the same result, right?  I don’t think so. First: Jennifer Keeton was a graduate student [Read More...]

The Battle Over a Public High School’s Prayer Banner Continues…

We’re still awaiting the judge’s ruling on whether Cranston High School West gets to keep its Prayer Banner, but in the meantime, Jessica Ahlquist, the high-schooler who’s leading the charge to take it down, has been talking about the case in a few select venues. A few months ago, she was awarded the Thomas Jefferson [Read More...]

Arkansas Superintendent Puts Up Nativity Scene in Public School

Jerry Noble, the superintendent of the Green County Tech school district in Arkansas, must hate his job. He’s doing everything in his power to push his faith onto students, just hoping and waiting for someone to bring on a lawsuit: “Enough is enough,” said Jerry Noble, superintendent of the Green County Tech school district. “It’s [Read More...]


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