A conservative religious-rights group targeted Broward County on Monday in an ongoing campaign contending that faith is under attack in America’s elementary schools.
The facts involving a Park Lakes Elementary student seeking to read a Bible in school, like other similar cases before it, are in dispute — but that didn’t prevent the story from going viral on conservative websites and news media.
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Had some problem finding information about this, most of the hits seemed to be copies of a press release with only slight tweaking across news sites.
And most of them were... sites of dubious content.
If this is actually as reported by the defendents, then I have a problem.
As a secularist, the student should have been able to read whatever he liked during a free reading period.
Whether he's reading the Bible, The God Delusion, the Koran, or the Satanists Bible.
If it's as the school system said, that the time period was meant for Accelerated Reading instead, and if on other times the student is free to read whatever they wish, then I'm on the side of the school.