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School Bans the Word ‘Easter’

jspopin Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 8:27 PM
If you, or the person who you have read this for you, read carefully it was the school principal who made that decision. That's about as local as you can get. The federal government had nothing to do with it. Teachers unions had nothing to do with it. Save you phony outrage for something important

Boys and girls at an Alabama elementary school will still get to hunt for eggs – but they can’t call them ‘Easter Eggs’ because the principal banished the word for the sake of religious diversity.

“We had in the past a parent to question us about some of the things we do here at school,” said Heritage Elementary School principal Lydia Davenport. “So we’re just trying to make sure we respect and honor everybody’s differences.”

Television station WHNT reported that teachers were informed that no activities related to or centered around any religious holiday would be allowed – in the interest...