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"Some of the most startling allegations you will ever see," The Atlantic magazine says of Louisiana parish's promotion of religion in schools

A student-drawn picture of Jesus Christ adorns the front lobby area of Negreet High School

From The Atlantic Monthly, by Andrew Cohen: A federal lawsuit filed last week in Louisiana contains some of the most startling allegations you will ever see against public school officials accused of unlawfully turning their school into a bastion of Christian belief. In western Louisiana's Sabine Parish, one family alleges, teachers preach Creationism and mock the theory of evolution, routinely lead their students in Christian prayer, give extra credit for Christian responses to assignments, and actively question or deride the religious beliefs of non-Christian students and parents.

Read rest of article: http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/01/the-public-school-w...

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