Students Don’t Have to Leave Their Faith at Home

This is a sponsored post from Alliance Defending Freedom.

School is a place for learning, achievement and – contrary to what some parents are led to believe – it can be a place for faith, too. After all, students should be able to live their faith in all areas of life, including the classroom.

To help protect your child’s right to live out Christian values at school, it’s important for parents to be informed. Much of what students and parents are told about religious freedom in public education (and the “separation of church and state” that is often mentioned in discussions like these) simply isn’t true. For instance, you might not know that:

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-- Students are allowed to talk about God in class assignments.


-- Religious student groups are entitled to the same rights and resources as any other club on campus.


-- Students can refuse to participate in assignments that force them to violate their religious beliefs.

The classroom can and should be a safe, welcoming place for all students and their beliefs. It’s up to parents to help make sure this is a reality for their children, from kindergarten through high school and even college.

Why is it important that your child’s faith be respected at school?

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