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Can an atheist win public office in Tennessee? We’ll find out Tuesday.

Gayle Jordan, a Democrat running for state senate in Trump country, will soon find out if an openly atheist candidate can win public office in Tennessee.

Report: Plan To Force God Into Public Schools Released

New Education Reform Report written for the Trump administration would put the Christian God in public schools.

Should Children Learn About Religion in Public School?

Do we want our children to learn about world religions as part of their public school education? If so, how might we best accomplish this?

Bible Class At Public School In Kentucky: What Could Go Wrong? | Americans United

Recently, Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin signed into law HB 128, which allows public schools to offer a Bible class as an elective. What could possibly go wrong? Here at Americans United, we have two main concerns.

Atheist Group Warns 1,000+ Public School Districts: Don’t Plan Field Trips to Ark Encounter

It’ll still happen, I’m sure.

 As the Religious Right Forces the Gospel Into Public Schools, Some Parents Are Opting to Homeschool | Richard Dawkins Foundation

One Friday afternoon, Betty Ogletree’s daughter RaMae came home in tears. “I can’t do this anymore,” RaMae cried, as Ogletree remembers it. RaMae was a straight-A fourth grader at Watauga Elementary School, a public K-5 in the bucolic town of Abingdon in southwest Virginia. But in a community where most families trumpeted their conservative Christianity, she was marked as an outsider for her lack of belief in the Gospel of Jesus. “Can you please homeschool me?” her mother recalls her pleading.

These Christian teachers want to bring Jesus into public schools – The Washington Post

National group sees public schools as the “largest single mission field in America.”

Conservatives are on a mission in public schools.

Jason Evert, the founder of the Chastity Project, says the key to a happy life is for girls to dress modestly and abstain from sexual intimacy until marria

How the Movement to Teach Creationism in Public Schools Has Lived On and Evolved – The Atlantic

A new study shows that anti-evolution lessons have become more stealthily integrated into curricula.

U.S. Public Becoming Less Religious | Pew Research Center

There has been a modest drop in overall rates of belief in God and participation in religious practices. But religiously affiliated Americans are as observant