ERIC Number: EJ392857
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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They Got Our Attention, Didn't They?: The Tennessee and Alabama Schoolbook Cases.
Flowers, Ronald B.
Religion and Public Education, v15 n3 p262-85 Sum 1988
Describes two federal court cases concerning objections to public school textbooks. In "Smith v. Board of School Commissioners of Mobile County," parents attempted to eliminate objectionable content from textbooks through the Establishment Clause. In "Mozert v. Hawkins County Public Schools," parents wanted to remove children from the classes using objectionable texts through the Free Exercise Clause. (LS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Alabama; Tennessee
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Establishment Clause; First Amendment