ERIC Number: ED322599
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-May
Religion, Education and the U.S. Constitution.
Gittins, Naomi E., Ed.
Articles written primarily by practicing school attorneys who represent public school clients are compiled in this publication. Information about how the establishment and free exercise clauses of the First and the Fourteenth Amendments of the U.S. Constitution affect curriculum, student programs and activities, teacher employment, and school board administrative decisions is presented. Articles are as follows: "Public Aid to Parochial Schools," by Dennis G. O'Hara; "An Analysis of the Expansion of Free Exercise and Establishment Clause Challenges to Curriculum and Instructional Practices in the Public Schools," by Jay Worona and Margaret Chidester; "Unemployment Benefits and Free Exercise Rights," by Jeffrey A. Davis; "Use of Facilities by Outside Religious Groups," by John S. Aldridge; "Religious Garb: May Public School Teachers Wear It?" by Fay Hartog-Rapp, Gretchen Winter, and Michele Freedenthal; "Home Schooling," by Perry Zirkel and David B. Rubin; "Accommodation of Employees' Religious Observances," by Fay Hartog-Rapp, Gretchen Winter, and Michele Freedenthal; "Policies and Practices on Religious Expression in the Schools," by Cynthia Lutz Kelly and Naomi E. Gittins; and "The Equal Access Act and Student Groups," by Stephen S. Russell. Membership and publication information about the National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys is included. (LMI)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Civil Liberties, Compliance (Legal), Constitutional Law, Curriculum Design, Discriminatory Legislation, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Family School Relationship, Government School Relationship, Parochial Schools, Privacy, Public Schools, Religion, Religious Discrimination, Religious Education, School Choice, School Law, School Prayer, State Church Separation, Teacher Employment, Teacher Employment Benefits, Teacher Rights
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National School Boards Association, Alexandria, VA. Council of School Attorneys.