Teaching World Religions in Public Schools

The panelists discussed teaching world religions in public schools. A Modesto, California High School teacher talked about an… read more

The panelists discussed teaching world religions in public schools. A Modesto, California High School teacher talked about an initiative that required all the community’s high school students to take a world religions course, choosing the religions that represented the diverse population of the city. The others talked about testing and evaluating this initiative, and learning, among other things, that it increased students' respect for religious liberties. The panelists responded to questions from high school students in the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Charles C. Haynes Senior Scholar Freedom Forum->First Amendment Center
  • Emile Lester Visiting Assistant Professor College of William and Mary->Government Department
  • John Milewski Host Close Up Foundation
  • Patrick S. Roberts Visiting Fellow Stanford University->Center for International Security and Cooperation
  • Yvonne Taylor Teacher Johansen (Peter W.) High School (Modesto, CA)->Social Science
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Teaching World Religions in Public Schools

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Program ID:
192407-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
May 12, 2006
Last Aired:
May 15, 2006

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  • May 12, 2006 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 15, 2006 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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