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ERIC Number: ED438609
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Nov
Pages: 18
Abstractor: N/A
Religion and the Schools: Emerging Issues.
Worona, Jay
This publication offers a brief review of religion and school issues that emerged in U.S. courts in 1999. Included are prayer in public schools; teacher's free exercise rights limited by establishment clause; impermissible student lessons and activities; teaching of evolution/creation science; volunteer clergy counselors in the schools; aid to parochial schools; vouchers; a special publicly funded school district for religious sect; and the use of school facilities for religious purposes by outside groups. Case notes are also provided for: religion; Eleventh Amendment; race-based admissions; Fourth Amendment; the Americans with Disabilities Act; employment, and Section 1983. The article ends by reviewing cases recently brought before the Supreme Court. (DFR)
NSBA Council of School Attorneys, 1680 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 ($80/6 issues). Tel: 703-838-6722; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National School Boards Association, Alexandria, VA. Council of School Attorneys.
Note: Published bimonthly. This article is a summarized version of a presentation given at the NSBA Council of School Attorneys'"School Law Retreat" (Charleston, SC, October 15-16, 1999).