A few months ago, I started blogging about Supreme Court cases delineating the relationships between religion and public schooling. In order to use some of the case summaries in class, I started editing and reformatting them afterwards. Then I figured since the work was already being done, and this effort at providing classroom resources in PDF format was already underway... why not just post them as I go?
Now that the elections are over and all that is good or true in the world has been destroyed, I'm trying to shift my focus back to educational stuff. You know, the things that at one time seemed important enough to shape the title of this blog?
Here's my in-progress summary of cases involving church/state issues in relation to public schooling - and a few which aren't.
On November 17, 1980, the Supreme Court announced its decision in Stone v. Graham - a case involving the required posting of the Ten Commandments on the wall of every classroom in Kentucky.
*Dramatic Voice* Previously, on Blue Cereal Education…
I recently proffered a brief overview of the whole ‘Wall of Separation’ idea in American jurisprudence, then dove into a few early Supreme Court Cases involving religion and public schools.