Parent/Student Religious Activities

Zirkel, Perry A.
January 2008
Principal;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p8
The author describes a situation in a Pennsylvania kindergarten classroom, in which a parent was refused permission to read from the "Bible" to her son's class, that led to a 2004 lawsuit with the parent claiming violations of her constitutional rights. He discusses related topics, including the court's decision in the case, the difficulties faced by public school officials in similar situations, and situations in which students bring in religious materials as part of classroom assignments.


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