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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?

Colorado school intentionally failed student because of her outspoken atheism: lawsuit

An atheist teenager is suing her former high school and alleging that its teachers intentionally flunked her due to her views on religion — and ruined her chances of getting into the college of her choice. The Denver Post reports that Cidney Fisk this week filed a lawsuit against the Delta County Joint School District No. 50 by claiming that her Christian teachers sabotaged her chances of getting into college because she criticized them for allegedly using their…

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.

To the Man Handing Out Bibles at School This Week

After reading this explosive little book, I applaud your courage.

After School Satan? Church-state group plays devil’s advocate in public schools

Lucien Greaves wants After School Satan to mirror the success of Christian after-school clubs. But atheists can be just as leery of his creed. So what is Satanism anyway?

Two Harvard divinity school graduates explore religion and spirituality in new Harry Potter podcast — Quartz

Fandom often inspires the same zealousness that faith does, and the devotion to Harry Potter is no exception. Since the release of the first Harry Potter book in 1997, the fantastical series about a young wizard has become the best-selling of all time, with a film franchise and merchandise worth more than $21 billion combined (and that’s not…

9-Year-Old Boy Graduates High School and Starts College, Wants to Become Astrophysicist: “I Want to Prove That God Does Exist”

At 9 years old, William Maillis is like a lot of other boys his age, enjoying video games, knock-knock jokes, sports and hanging out with friends. In May, he graduated from high school and is now a college student already working on his own theories of how the universe was created. William, who lives

Proselytizing High School Teacher Thinks He Got Fired Because He’s a Christian

“This isn’t persecution. This isn’t even the plot of God’s Not Dead 3. This is just a teacher who thinks the rules don’t apply to him because he loves Jesus. He deserves to be fired.”

Atheists Sue California School District for Not Sharing Their Scholarship Offers with Students

The only people this discriminatory policy hurts are the kids.

Colorado School Distributes Satanist and Atheist Materials – World Religion News

Colorado school district has approved the distribution of Atheist and Satanic material to students.