A public high school in Fyffe, Alabama, held a back-to-school worship service, causing controversy.
In South Carolina, a court’s ruling more effectively bars prayers at graduation ceremonies unless they are entirely student-led and initiated.
According to a new Pew Research Center poll, most Americans cannot correctly answer basic questions about religion apart from questions about the Bible and Christianity. Religious and civic literacy are essential tools in protecting and understanding our neighbors in an increasingly diverse society.
The Alabama legislature last week passed a bill authorizing school districts to offer elective classes based on the Bible. The measure now heads to Governor Kay Ivey for her signature.
Americans lack a clear consensus on how to incorporate religion into the public school curriculum, but they are united against the troubling Bible class proposals that are advancing in many states.