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    • University and college chaplains

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    • Intelligent design movement

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    • Abington School District v. Schempp

    • Abington School District v. Schempp

      Abington School District v. Schempp, 374 U.S. 203 (1963), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court decided 8–1 in favor of the respondent, Edward Schempp, and declared school-sponsored Bible reading in public schools in the United States to be unconstitutional. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Cou ... Read »


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    • Agostini v. Felton

    • Agostini v. Felton

      Agostini v. Felton, 521 U.S. 203 (1997), is a landmark decision of the Supreme Court of the United States. In this case, the Court overruled its decision in Aguilar v. Felton (1985), now finding that it was not a violation of the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment for a state-sponsored education initiative to ... Read »


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    • Aguilar v. Felton

    • Aguilar v. Felton

      Aguilar v. Felton, 473 U.S. 402 (1985), was a United States Supreme Court case holding that New York City's program that sent public school teachers into parochial schools to provide remedial education to disadvantaged children pursuant to Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 necessitated an ex ... Read »


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    • Ahlquist v. Cranston

    • Ahlquist v. Cranston

      Ahlquist v. Cranston (2012) was a case where the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island ruled that a "School Prayer" banner posted in Cranston High School West was a violation of the Establishment Clause of the United States Constitution and ordered its removal. The suit was brought by Mark Ahlqu ... Read »


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    • Jessica Ahlquist

    • Jessica Ahlquist

      Jessica Ahlquist (born June 21, 1995) is an activist and public speaker who filed a lawsuit in 2012 against Cranston High School West, where she was a student, to remove a religious prayer from its auditorium. The suit, Ahlquist v. Cranston, was filed with the assistance of the American Civil Liberties Union, and was u ... Read »


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    • Baccalaureate service

    • A baccalaureate service (or, baccalaureate Mass in the case of institutions affiliated with the Catholic Church and its religious institutes) is a celebration that honors a graduating senior class from a college or high school or eighth grade. The event is typically a Christianity-based interdenominational service, tho ... Read »


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    • R v Headteacher and Governors of Denbigh High School, ex p Begum

    • R v Headteacher and Governors of Denbigh High School, ex p Begum

      R (Begum) v Governors of Denbigh High School [2006] is a House of Lords case on the legal regulation of religious symbols and dress under the Human Rights Act 1998. The case involved Shabina Begum, a Muslim pupil at Denbigh High School in Luton, UK, who sued her school. Begum opposed the schools requirement that she w ... Read »


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    • Bible in the Schools

    • Bible in the Schools

      Bible in the Schools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, that promotes biblical literacy in Hamilton County and other Tennessee public school districts. The organization develops curriculum, training and financial resources for elective, for-credit courses in Bible history, using the B ... Read »


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    • Ger Brennan

    • Ger Brennan is an Irish Gaelic footballer who plays for Dublin and St Vincents. From a family of nine, he attended Belvedere College. At Belvedere he played Rugby, soccer, hurling and Gaelic Football. Graduating from Maynooth College with undergraduate and master's degrees, he qualified as a school teacher and ta ... Read »


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    • C. H. v. Oliva

    • C. H. v. Oliva

      C. H. v. Oliva et al. was a religious freedom case in which mother Carol Hood sued Grace Oliva, her son Zachary's first grade teacher, and related administrators in the Medford Township Public Schools for not allowing the child to read a section of the Bible in class. His kindergarten class had made Thanksgiving painti ... Read »


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    • CNCD Decision 323/2006


    • Conscience clause (education)

    • The conscience clause was an important term in education in England throughout much of 19th century. In this context, it referred to permitting parents of schoolchildren to withdraw them from Church of England worship services or other school activities that violated the parents' religious principles. ... Read »


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    • Creation and evolution in public education

    • The status of creation and evolution in public education has been the subject of substantial debate and conflict in legal, political, and religious circles. Globally, there is a wide variety of views on the topic; in some countries, like Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Turkey, legislation forbids teachers to discuss either ... Read »


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    • Engel v. Vitale

    • Engel v. Vitale

      Engel v. Vitale, 370 U.S. 421 (1962), was a landmark United States Supreme Court case that ruled it is unconstitutional for state officials to compose an official school prayer and encourage its recitation in public schools. The case was brought by a group of families of public school students in New Hyde Park, Ne ... Read »


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    • Ethics and religious culture

    • Ethics and religious culture (Éthique et culture religieuse) is a course taught in all elementary and high schools in Quebec. It replaces the abolished subject of religious/moral education in these schools and is compulsory in all schools: private as well as public. The aim of the subject is to develop ethical think ... Read »


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    • Everson v. Board of Education

    • Everson v. Board of Education

      Everson v. Board of Education, 330 U.S. 1 (1947) was a landmark decision of the United States Supreme Court which applied the Establishment Clause in the country's Bill of Rights to State law. Prior to this decision the First Amendment words, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion" imposed ... Read »


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    • French law on secularity and conspicuous religious symbols in schools

    • The French law on secularity and conspicuous religious symbols in schools bans wearing conspicuous religious symbols in French public (i.e. government-operated) primary and secondary schools. The law is an amendment to the French Code of Education that expands principles founded in existing French law, especially the c ... Read »


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    • Integration of faith and learning

    • The integration of faith and learning is a focus of many religious institutions of higher education. The broad concept encompasses the idea that the Christian worldview, faith, and practices of the student should be deeply connected within the learning experience. That said, different educators build their own visions ... Read »


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    • Intelligent design movement

    • The intelligent design movement is a neo-creationist religious campaign for broad social, academic and political change to promote and support the pseudoscientific idea of intelligent design (ID), which asserts that "certain features of the universe and of living things are best explained by an intelligent cause, not a ... Read »


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    • Joseph Priestley and education

    • Joseph Priestley (24 March [O.S. 13 March] 1733 – 8 February 1804) was a British natural philosopher, Dissenting clergyman, political theorist, and theologian. While his achievements in all of these areas are renowned, he was also dedicated to improving education in Britain; he did this on an individual leve ... Read »


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    • Karcher v. May

    • Karcher v. May

      Karcher v. May, 484 U.S. 72 (1987), was a school prayer case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that the former presiding officers of the New Jersey legislature did not have Article III standing to appeal a case, that standing had passed on to their legislative successors. In 1982, the New Jersey ... Read »


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    • Kearny High School (New Jersey)

    • Kearny High School (New Jersey)

      Kearny High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school serving students in ninth through twelfth grades from Kearny in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, and operating as the lone secondary school of the Kearny School District. As of the 2014-15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,731 stu ... Read »


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    • Lautsi v. Italy

    • Lautsi v. Italy was a case brought before the European Court of Human Rights, which, on 18 March 2011, ruled that the requirement in Italian law that crucifixes be displayed in classrooms of state schools does not violate the European Convention on Human Rights. The case stemmed from a request of Mrs Soile Lautsi, ... Read »


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    • Lee v. Weisman

    • Lee v. Weisman

      Lee v. Weisman, 505 U.S. 577 (1992), was a United States Supreme Court decision regarding school prayer. It was the first major school prayer case decided by the Rehnquist Court. It ruled that schools may not sponsor clerics to conduct even non-denominational prayer. The Court followed a broad interpretation of the Est ... Read »


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    • List of Religious Education Association presidents


    • McCollum v. Board of Education

    • McCollum v. Board of Education

      McCollum v. Board of Education, 333 U.S. 203 (1948), was a landmark 1948 United States Supreme Court case related to the power of a state to use its tax-supported public school system in aid of religious instruction. The case was an early test of the separation of church and state with respect to education. The case t ... Read »


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    • Monastic education

    • Monastic Education The Buddhist monastic education system facilitate basic educational needs of the South East Asian Buddhist countries before the contemporary era. Nowadays, countries like Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos still practice Buddhist monastic education to fill the gap of the government education syste ... Read »


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    • Monkey Girl

    • Monkey Girl: Evolution, Education, Religion, and the Battle for America's Soul

      Monkey Girl: Evolution, Education, Religion, and the Battle for America's Soul is a 2007 non fiction book about the Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District trial of 2005. Author Edward Humes, a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, interviewed interested parties to the controversy around a school board's decisio ... Read »


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    • National Council on Bible Curriculum in Public Schools

    • The National Council on Bible Curriculum in Public Schools (NCBCPS) is a nonprofit, fundamentalist religious organization that promotes the use of its 300-page Bible curriculum, The Bible in History and Literature, in schools throughout the United States. It has been criticized as being inaccurate, and presenting biase ... Read »


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    • Released time

    • In the United States public school system, released time is schools being able to "accommodate their schedules to a program of outside religious instruction." The original idea of released time in the United States was first discussed in 1905 at a school conference in New York City. The proposal was that public el ... Read »


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    • Religious Education Association

    • Religious Education Association

      The Religious Education Association is the world’s oldest and largest association of scholars and researchers in the field of religious education. It is a nonprofit member association, serving as a professional and learned society for scholars and researchers involved in the field of religious education. It has se ... Read »


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    • Religious education in primary and secondary education

    • Religious education is the term given to education concerned with religion. It may refer to education provided by a church or religious organization, for instruction in doctrine and faith, or for education in various aspects of religion, but without explicitly religious or moral aims, e.g. in a school or college. The t ... Read »


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    • Schmidt decision

    • Schmidt v Calgary Board of Education (Alberta Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Sinclair, Clement and Moir, JJ.A. October 26, 1976) is the basis for the legal requirement in Alberta that, where a separate school jurisdiction exists (they exist in only some of Alberta), members of the minority faith that established th ... Read »


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    • School prayer

    • School prayer, in the context of religious liberty, is state-sanctioned or mandatory prayer by students in public schools. Depending on the country and the type of school, state-sponsored prayer may be required, permitted, or prohibited. Countries which prohibit or limit school prayer often differ in their reasons for ... Read »


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    • School Prayer Amendment

    • The School Prayer Amendment is a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution intended by its proponents to protect the right of the students if they wish, to voluntarily pray in schools, although opponents argue it allows for government sponsored prayer. In the cases Engel v. Vitale (1962) and Abington Sc ... Read »


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    • Teach the Controversy

    • "Teach the Controversy" is a campaign, conducted by the Discovery Institute, to promote the pseudoscientific principle of intelligent design, a variant of traditional creationism, while attempting to discredit the teaching of evolution in United States public high school science courses. The campaign claims that fairne ... Read »


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    • Wallace v. Jaffree

    • Wallace v. Jaffree

      Wallace v. Jaffree, 472 U.S. 38 (1985), was a United States Supreme Court case deciding on the issue of silent school prayer. An Alabama law authorized teachers to set aside one minute at the start of each day for a moment for "meditation or voluntary prayer." Ishmael Jaffree, an American citizen, was a resident ... Read »


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    • Weekday Religious Education

    • Weekday Religious Education is a released-time Christian education program for public school students in the United States. The program is administered during school hours, but by law must be conducted outside school property. Weekday Religious Education classes are offered in school districts in several states, most o ... Read »


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    • Zorach v. Clauson

    • Zorach v. Clauson

      Zorach v. Clauson, 343 U.S. 306 (1952), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States considered a school district allowing students to leave school for part of the day to receive religious instruction. New York State law permitted schools to allow some students to leave school during school hours for ... Read »


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