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ERIC Number: EJ609589
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0003-0953
Defeat for Pregame Prayer.
Dowling-Sendor, Benjamin
American School Board Journal, v187 n8 p16-17,55 Aug 2000
In a 6-3 decision expanding on its 1992 graduation prayer ruling in "Lee v. Weisman," the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Santa Fe (Texas) Independent School District's pregame prayer policy. Justice Stevens pointed to significant school involvement in such student-led prayers and their coercive effects. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Lee v Weisman