Scenario.. As an elementary teacher who believes that it is important for students to get involved in non-school activities, you are often asked to pass out information promoting Girl Scouts, Little League, and other children activities. You always oblige. Recently you have been asked to distribute materials promoting a Christian after-school kids club that will meet at a neighborhood evangelical church. How should you respond and why?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 12:23 am ad1c9bdddf
According to the guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Education, "students have a right to distribute religious literature to their schoolmates on the same terms as they are permitted to distribute other literature that is unrelated to school curriculum or activities" (http://www.freedomforum.org/publications/first/teachersguide/teachersguide.pdf).
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