ERIC Number: EJ1000062
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Oct
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Beyond Tolerance: A Considered Approach for Dealing Directly with Religious Belief in the Public Schools
Doty, David S.
School Administrator, v69 n9 p18-22 Oct 2012
The word "religion" sends shudders down the spine of superintendents, as conflict over religious values can be one of the most unpredictable and emotional issues arising today in public schools. Dealing with religious belief in public schools need not be full of emotion and conflict. In this article, the author shares his strategies for creating a civil atmosphere in increasingly diverse communities.
Descriptors: Religion, Public Schools, School Administration, Conflict, Individual Differences, Religion Studies, Parent Rights, Student Rights, School Policy, Administrative Policy, Conflict Resolution
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: California; Utah