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Monroe News Star

Catholic News Service
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:32:08 -0800

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- A growing number of U.S. public school districts are combining lessons in world religions with U.S. government and politics as they grapple with closing schools for religious holidays. "The question is not should we do it. We have ...

Patch.com

Patch.com
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 07:11:15 -0800

CHELMSFORD, MA - Chelmsford Public School parents are speaking up about religious holidays traditionally included on Chelmsford's school calendar, others they wish were included and how to handle the situation when students aren't at school for ...
 
Wicked Local Natick
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 04:45:00 -0800

The School Committee this week approved a policy that indicates students must be given time to make up work missed because they were absent for religious holidays. School Committee Chairwoman Amy Mistrot has said staff have been excusing students ...

Huffington Post

Huffington Post
Thu, 07 Jan 2016 09:52:25 -0800

An Interfaith Calendar Of The Religious Holidays In 2016. So you can plan ahead for a festive year. 01/07/2016 12:39 pm ET. HuffPost Religion Editors The Huffington Post. Religious Calendar 2016 ...

Visalia Times-Delta

The Sun Chronicle
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 19:38:14 -0800

This means, among other things, that religious holidays can't be added to the school calendar for religious reasons - or simply to accommodate a particular faith. Religious holidays may only be added if there is a legitimate secular or educational ...

Lewiston Sun Journal

Lewiston Sun Journal
Sat, 23 Jan 2016 21:02:43 -0800

"For those of you who celebrate widely recognized holidays, I admit that I am envious that you are not required to use vacation time, and have no need to go above and beyond to make up for your absence on your most significant religious holidays during ...

Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Sun
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 23:35:46 -0800

But Howard County board members said that observing cultural and religious holidays was just as important, if not more valuable, than curricular time for students. "I encourage students to invite others to their holidays, so we can continue the ...
 
Baltimore Sun
Wed, 27 Jan 2016 13:33:45 -0800

I am appalled at the hypocrisy of our school districts. You have stripped any reference to Christianity from spring break and holiday break (formerly Easter break and Christmas break) yet you openly praise yourself for allowing the Hindu holiday of ...
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