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Same article from my other question, but this bit stood out as disturbing - when the school agreed to let Muslim students be excused from class to pray, some Christian teachers got mad and insisted it's a "Christian school". The school in question is a PUBLIC school, and Christian students are allowed to pray whenever they want. The exception is for Muslims because prayer for them is more involved and has to be done at a certain time.
Should these teachers be diciplined for 1) not understanding the Constitution they're supposed to teach and/or 2) protesting Muslim students being allowed to be Muslim in their public school and/or 3) suggesting any public school is Christian?Answer Question
Answer by Crafty26 at 7:42 PM on Jan. 29, 2013
Yes, clearly they should be disciplined but, IMO, no students should be given prayer time.
Answer by 3libras at 7:44 PM on Jan. 29, 2013
Answer by bandgeek521 at 7:52 PM on Jan. 29, 2013
Answer by Crafty26 at 8:14 PM on Jan. 29, 2013
Answer by Dardenella at 8:24 PM on Jan. 29, 2013
Answer by Dardenella at 8:39 PM on Jan. 29, 2013
Answer by virginiamama71 at 9:10 PM on Jan. 29, 2013
The teachers definitely need some education about the First Amendment and how the USDoE interprets it regarding public schools and children's right to pray.
Answer by jsbenkert at 9:47 PM on Jan. 29, 2013