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204 news items

 
NJ.com
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 05:01:24 -0700

Under state law, any absence because of a religious holiday must be recorded in the school register as an excused absence. Students who miss a test or examination must be given the right to take an alternate test or examination. Districts, however, are ...
 
NJ.com
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:11:15 -0700

MILLBURN — While parents in Millburn are circulating petitions in an attempt to have school closed on a variety of religious holidays in the 2015-2016 school year, another voice is asking for more religious holidays to be added to the state's official ...

spyghana.com

spyghana.com
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:37:30 -0700

NJSBE included following Hindu days in its “List of Religious Holidays Permitting Student Absence from School” for the 2014-2015 school year: Raksha Bandhan, Krishna Janmashtami, Ganesha Chaturthi, Navaratri, Duserra, Diwali, Makar Sankranti, Vasant ...
 
Washington Post
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:18:45 -0700

Observant Jews who happen to be sports fanatics have this situation 52 weeks a year on the Sabbath and around a dozen religious holidays. It is not an issue. We dutifully check the paper on Shabbat mornings before going to synagogue and even discuss ...

Manchester Evening News

Manchester Evening News
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:52:16 -0700

Police patrols in Jewish communities across Greater Manchester will be stepped up during a series of religious holidays. The Jewish High Holy Days begin next Wednesday and include the Eve of Rosh Hashanah and the Jewish New Year, Yom Kippur, ...
 
Napa Valley Register
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:00:00 -0700

Except for religious holidays, illness, medical appointments and funerals of an immediate family member, absences from school are not excused. Technically this means that it is at the teacher's discretion to allow the work missed to be made up for credit.

The Local.se

The Local.se
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 23:45:00 -0700

What do you think about the idea? How flexible is your employer about taking religious holidays? Post your thoughts in the comments area below this article: For more stories about Sweden, join us on Facebook and Twitter. The Local (news@thelocal.se) ...
 
Fox Business
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:41:15 -0700

What religion do you practice and religious holidays do you observe? Employers may want to ask you about your religious practices to learn about your lifestyle and schedule outside of work. However, they legally cannot ask about your religious background.
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