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Re: Religion in public schools

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ricki fromkin (fromkinr)
Sun, 15 Aug 1999 07:56:59 -0400


Heather Leal wrote:
>
> 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

To anyone who's interested...there is an article in todays times about
teaching creationism in schools. The headline even mentioned Kansas
(Woody). If you don't get the paper it's of course nytimes.com. Look
under week in review.

Ricki


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