609: Religion in the Schools

The principle of religious liberty is one of the fundamental elements of freedom and democracy in the United States. The choice of what to believe is left solely to the individual, who is free to choose or reject any belief without interference from government or other members of the community. The principle of individual choice must be respected. The public schools must be vigilant so as to not to promote, inhibit or belittle any religious or nonreligious beliefs.

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