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ERIC Number: EJ464784
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Two Fridays in February: The Impact of Congressional Debate Regarding Sectarian Influence in Western States' Schools.
Pitts, Mark
Religion & Public Education, v19 n1 p67-78 Win 1992
Reviews the constitutions of several western states that provide an absolute barrier between religion and public education. Asserts that these laws were passed after the Civil War when concern about minority religious influence in some states was high. Maintains that these state laws may be the next battleground in the ongoing controversy about church-state separation. (CFR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: First Amendment; United States Constitution