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Air Force Academy officials make ‘so help me God’ optional in anti-cheating oath

DENVER — Air Force Academy cadets are no longer required to say “so help me God” at the end of … Continued

Muslims say they deserve school time off for holidays, too

RNS () — Hannah Shraim, a 14-year old sophomore at Northwest High School in Germantown, Md., will miss school on … Continued

When Catholic schools fire gay teachers, laity push back

RNS () — They taught English, gym, music and fifth grade, and are typically described as “beloved” by their students. … Continued

American idol: God does belong in public schools, if a student wants him there

(istockphoto) If you ask a class of 5th graders to write about someone they “look up to,” don’t be shocked … Continued

Bullying of Asian-Americans spikes in New York City schools

RNS () — A report released Thursday (Sept. 5) by two civil rights groups found a dramatic spike in bullying … Continued

Kansas school surrenders to ignorance, removes Islam display

Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand mosque during the annual hajj or pilgrimage in the holy … Continued

When students protest abortion, can schools draw the line?

Students with deep religious convictions are fast turning public schools into the newest battleground over abortion much to the dismay … Continued

Religious freedom at school

When people ask if kids in public schools have First Amendment rights, I’m tempted to answer “only if you think … Continued

When do student prayers cross the First Amendment line?

Students are free to pray in public schools – except when they aren’t. If this sounds confusing, pity school administrators … Continued

In Texas schools, failing grade for Bible courses

Fifty years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down as unconstitutional the devotional use of the Bible by public schools, … Continued