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School Bans the Word ‘Easter’

jspopin Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 8:30 PM
How much more local than the school principal can you get? The federal government and teacher's unions had nothing to do with the decision.
katepatate Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 9:03 PM
Worst things that ever happened to our children's schools were the institution of the Department of Education and teachers' unions.
katepatate Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 9:01 PM
Oh, please, the school principal knows the school might be sued if she has anything Christian in her school. The government has a laundry list of things schools must or mustn't do to get federal funding.
TobyToons.com Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 8:39 PM
Why would the principal think that there is something wrong with allowing any religion into a school? BECAUSE THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS INVOLVED WITH SCHOOLS and she thinks that somehow she will lose her FEDERAL sugar daddy money because of some BS separation of church and state (that is NOT part of the constitution).

Religion represents the "church" part of the "separation" statement, just whom do you think represents the "state" part of it? THE SCHOOL. Save you phony "poor teachers, poor principals, poor schools, poor union" for someone else. Get the @#$# government out of our schools.
TobyToons.com Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 8:37 PM
Why would the principal think that there is something wrong with allowing any religion into a school? BECAUSE THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS INVOLVED WITH SCHOOLS and she thinks that somehow she will lose her FEDERAL sugar daddy money because of some BS separation of church and state (that is NOT part of the constitution).

Religion represents the "church" part of the "separation" statement, just whom do you think represents the "state" part of it? THE SCHOOL. Save you phony "poor teachers, poor principals, poor schools, poor union" for someone else. Get the @#$# government out of our schools.

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...