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First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America states: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
Public schools have been well established to be an acting government agency and held to this legal standard for many years now. Many use the phrase, “separation of church and state” to describe this portion of the bill of rights, however, this commonly gets miss applied. The supreme court has made it clear that a person’s rights do not stop at the door when entering a public school. Tinker vs Des Moines Public Schools (Feb 1969) and reaffirmed in Kennedy v. Bremerton School District (April 2022). So, when the school engages in telling students what to think, forcing them to practice certain things, or teaching things that discourage the students in their faith, it violates the fundamentals of “prohibiting the free practice thereof” portion of the protected rights of the students.
It is time that you make your religious beliefs known to the school and have them make sure your child religious beliefs are protected within the school system.