Seven Religious Liberties

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Here are seven freedoms outlined by the U.S. Department of Education and quoted in Free to Speak: What the U.S. Department of Education says about public school students' religious liberties.

1.  You can pray, read your Bible or other religious material, and talk about your faith at school.

2.  You can organize prayer groups and religious clubs, and you can announce your meetings.

3.  You can express your faith in your class work and homework.

4.  Your teachers can organize prayer groups with other teachers.

5.  You may be able to go off campus to have religious studies during school hours.

6.  You can express your faith at a school event.

7.  You can express your faith at your graduation ceremony.

Download a one-page flyer of these liberties to post on a bulletin board in the teachers' lounge.

To read what you can do to promote greater religious freedom at your schools, click here.

To go to the original U.S. Department of Education Guidelines: click here.

January 16th is Religious Freedom Day - how to commemorate it.