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Abington v. Schempp
- Text on the Supreme Court decision on school prayer in 1963, made available by The National Center for Public Policy Research's Constitution and the Courts Archive.
- Information about Anti-Defamation League programs and initiatives for promoting diversity, combating anti-Semitism, remembering the Holocaust, and other topics in schools.
Alliance for the Separation of School and State
- Offers essays and a petition to sign.
Ask Sybil Liberty about Your Right to Religious Freedom
- An ACLU publication (PDF) for students.
Can Public Schools Be Religiously Neutral?
- Argues that secular humanism is the "religion" currently being taught in public schools, and that the schools should therefore be open to all major religions.
Challenging Religious Education
- This site promotes the view that religious education (RE) in schools in England and Wales should encourage pupils to learn a faith as opposed to learn about faiths.
Internet Infidels: School Prayer
- Collection of articles for and against government led prayer in the public schools.
National Association of Christian Educators / Citizens for Excellence in Education
- Helps parents and educators reform public schools to reflect conservative Christian views. Resources include newsletters, radio programs, books, seminars, and assistance in getting elected to school boards. The organization also urges Christian parents to remove their children from public schools, and to work for the ultimate privatization of all education.
National Center for Science Education
- National organization devoted to defending the teaching of evolution in public schools, and keeping creationism out.
National Council on Bible Curriculum in Public Schools
- A program to bring a state-certified elective Bible course, "The Bible as History and Literature", into the public high schools in the U.S. Provides streaming video, endorsements, and articles covering historical and legal issues, as well as related links.
Pontotoc, Mississippi School Prayer Case
- An essay on the North Pontotoc school prayer trial in U.S. District Court, involving a suit brought by Lisa Herdahl of Mississippi against the Pontotoc County School District. Includes judicial decision and links.
Pray for the Children
- A petition to the US House of Representatives that will "allow prayer in our schools".
Public School Prayer Persecution
- Presents arguments why prayer should not be permitted in public schools, and criticism of Christian conservatives.
Public School System Used Against Christ
- Articles from the Christian Parents' Information Network, arguing against the secular public school system.
Religion and the Community School
- Discusses the experiences of one teacher with the intersection of the community school model with the desire of a community to include Christian teachings in their public school's activities.
Religion in U.S. Public Schools
- Presents both sides of the issue on religious activities in schools, with essays on current legal decisions.
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