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Concerned about a church/state issue in your school? Do what you can to avoid looking like this:

(Special fun @ 0:52-1:04.)

Although his reasons are poorly expressed (and thought out), public schools teaching about minority religions to the exclusion of the culturally dominant one does raise interesting questions.

Go ahead, discuss. I’m going to the teachers’ lounge for a smoke.
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Interesting note: This public charter school encourages active parent comment on the curriculum and classroom materials. From their “Philosophy” page:

River Springs strives to uphold parent rights and choice in education. Through choice of curriculum, teachers, and program options, parents can monitor materials that affect their children’s attitudes, values and beliefs.

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Dale McGowan is the author of Parenting Beyond Belief, Raising Freethinkers, and Atheism for Dummies. He holds a BA in evolutionary anthropology and a PhD in music.