Guidebooks and handouts

Handout: Religious Liberty in Public Schools
Religious Liberty in Public Schools Chalkboards 2013This 1-page handout serves as a guide for understanding the rights and constitutional limitations when it comes to religion in public schools. If you are printing the handout, open the PDF version. Contact us if you have any issues.

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Guidebook: Public Schools and Religious Communities

Public Schools and Religious Communities coverThis guide explains how religious communities can work with public schools to enhance public education while staying within the guidelines set forth by the First Amendment. It was published by the American Jewish Congress, Christian Legal Society and First Amendment Center, and it was co-signed by the Baptist Joint Committee and other organizations.
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Guidebook: A Parent’s Guide to Religion in the Public Schools
Parents Guide to Religion in Public Schools thumbnailThis brochure helps parents understand the religious liberty rights of students and the appropriate role of religion in the public schools. It was published by the First Amendment Center and the National PTA and co-signed by the Baptist Joint Committee.
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Guidebook: A Teacher’s Guide to Religion in the Public Schools

Teacher's Guide to Religion in the Public Schools thumbnailThis booklet provides teachers with a basic understanding of the issues concerning religion in their classrooms, their personal beliefs, and the religious expression of students. It was published by the First Amendment Center and endorsed by several organizations, including the Baptist Joint Committee.
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