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Fed issues guidance on constitutionally protected prayer and religious expression

2/11/2020

The U.S. Department of Education has updated its guidance on constitutionally protected prayer and religious expression in public elementary and secondary schools. The guidance covers topics like prayer during noninstructional time, accommodating prayer during instructional time, prayer at graduation, moments of silence, the gathering of religious student groups for prayer, and the rights of teachers and other school employees.

See the full document here. For additional information, contact the U.S. Department of Education at Mark.Washington@ed.gov.