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Wednesday, March 22, 2006

 

House OKs Bible study in public high schools

`A bill that allows public high schools to offer classes on the Bible sped through the House Monday, passing overwhelmingly with no debate.

The legislation, which passed 151-7, would allow high schools to form elective courses on the history and literature of the Old Testament and New Testament eras. The classes would focus on the law, morals, values and culture of the eras. [..]

The proposal also requires that the courses should be taught “in an objective and nondevotional manner with no attempt made to indoctrinate students.”‘




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