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WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:38:34 -0700

“The revised school testing calendar removes all conflicts with religious holidays while ensuring timely testing for students,” Superintendent Stephen Green said. “We have been responsive to concerns that have been raised and we have sought and arrived ...
 
Washington Post
Sun, 09 Aug 2015 17:33:52 -0700

The proposed policy does not revive the hot-button issue of identifying religious holidays on the document, but it touches on a related debate in Montgomery County: Under what circumstances should schools be closed on religious or other occasions?

MassLive.com

MassLive.com
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:39:54 -0700

Should school districts add more religious holidays to their calendars? Rajan Zed, a Nevada-based advocate of religious freedom for Hindus, raised the issue in a media release asking the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education to ...
 
UPENN Almanac
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 05:00:00 -0700

1. The University recognizes/observes the following secular holidays: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, July 4, Thanksgiving and the day after, Labor Day and New Year's Day. 2. The University also recognizes that there are several religious ...

WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Sun, 23 Aug 2015 14:33:45 -0700

Some parents in DeKalb County are upset that school testing is set for some of their religion's holiest days. DeKalb County schools scheduled the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills for September 9-25. The test is used to identify gifted students. Jewish ...

Decaturish.com

Decaturish.com
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:27:11 -0700

DeKalb County Schools Superintendent R. Stephen Green has responded to an outcry over the school system's testing schedule and has rearranged it to accommodate Jewish holy days. The original dates for DeKalb's ITBS tests in September conflicted with ...
 
MetroWest Daily News
Thu, 06 Aug 2015 20:33:45 -0700

HOPKINTON — A group of 26 people tasked with looking at the school calendar were unable to come to a consensus on what religious holidays should be observed by not holding classes. Some wanted the traditional holidays to stay the same, others wanted ...

Montgomery Community Media

Montgomery Community Media
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:07:30 -0700

Then it takes the reader into more detailed information about absences for religious holidays, prayer and religious dress, food, and religion in school assignments. “If a student needs to miss a day due to a religious holiday …we are to make ...
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