Florida School Safety Budget Item Raises Church-State Questions

Florida School Safety Budget Item Raises Church-State Questions

Written by Don Byrd The recently passed Florida budget contains a $654,000 grant for the improved safety of Jewish schools, following a recent increase in targeted threats and incidents of anti-Semitism. The taxpayer funds would be used to protect thousands of Jewish...
Religion in Schools Updates: Florida, Kentucky, Indiana

Religion in Schools Updates: Florida, Kentucky, Indiana

Written by Don Byrd Yesterday, the Kentucky House passed with an 81-8 vote a bill that purports to protect religious expression in public schools. Senate Bill 17 is headed to Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin for his signature. The bill specifies that students may pray...