FIRST GRADE TEACHER FORBIDS STUDENTS TO TALK ABOUT GOD, JESUS, OR THE DEVIL
Released: Thursday, September 14, 2017
A first grade teacher in Indiana sent home a note to parents requesting that the children in her class not discuss God, Jesus, or the devil. The note read "“With McCordsville Elementary being a public school, we have many different religions and beliefs, and I do not want to upset a child/parent because of these words being used,” the teacher wrote to parents. “If you go to church or discuss these things at home, please have a talk with your child about there being an appropriate time and place of talking about it.” VAIB stands with the rights of students in cases such as this to freely discuss their religious beliefs in a classroom setting, as guaranteed by the First Amendment.
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