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School Bans the Word ‘Easter’

randygaiser Wrote: Mar 27, 2013 8:00 AM
If I were on the school board, she would be looking for another job. Anyone that is so stupid or so impressed with their authority, that they think they have the right to change over 2000 years of tradition, needs to be fired and certainly does not need to be in a position of shaping young minds.

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...