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Re: Religion in public schools

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Heather Leal (rayleal)
Sat, 14 Aug 1999 11:13:54 -0700


Teaching about many of the world religions is part of the curriculum for 6th
gr. social studies in California (and I am sure many places). There is nothing
wrong with teaching about other people's beliefs, knowledge leads to
understanding.
Heather

Joseph Augusta wrote:

> wduncan wrote:
>
> > I teach "about" Buddhism.
> > Woody in KC
> >
>
> If you are employed by the public school system as an art instructor that is
> where your instruction must remain. The teaching of religion must be outside
> the public school classroom in the religion of the student, and their
> family's, choice.
>
> Joseph