Answers to Common Questions about Religious Freedom in Schools

This excellent resource published by the Louisiana Attorney General is not just for Louisiana: these principles are based on the Constitution and so are true in every state. It addresses the rights of students, educators, and religious groups on public school campuses. Source:

Public School Teachers May Lead an After-School Good News Club (Liberty Counsel)

In 2001, the U.S. Supreme Court decided a case known as Good News Club v. Milford Central School District, in which the court ruled that whenever a public school facility is used after school for adult-led, secular clubs or programs, the school facilities must also be made available to adult-led, after-school Christian programs or meetings. In […]

Equal Access Memo (Liberty Counsel)

Equal access is simple and straightforward. A person or group has the right to express a religious viewpoint on permissible subject matters in a public forum. Whether the forum is a park, street, sidewalk, government building or property, the government may not exclude religious viewpoints from the forum. Equal access means equal treatment.

Teachers’ Rights in Public Schools (Liberty Counsel)

Teachers play a critical role in America. Aside from parents, teachers form the link between our past and future. Aristotle understood the importance of teaching when he stated, “All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind are convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.” Martin Luther once stated […]

Legal Memo on Public Celebration of Religious Holidays (2019) (Liberty Counsel)

Public schools are not religion-free zones. Classroom discussion of the religious aspects of the holidays is permissible. A holiday display in a classroom may include a nativity scene or other religious imagery so long as the context also includes secular symbols. A choral performance may include religious songs. Indeed, the majority of the songs may […]

CE Summer Bible Study

Thanks for your interest in joining us as we read through the New Testament with our fellow Christian educators this summer!