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Document Number: 1745

Finding Common Ground: A First Amendment Guide to Religion and Public Education - This user-friendly manual helps clarify many of the legal misperceptions concerning what aspects of religious tradition may and may not be included in the public schools. It clearly explains the religious liberty clauses of the First Amendment and Supreme Court decisions, and provides sample district policies to address various issues. Finding Common Ground provides clear guidance on student prayer and religious instruction, graduation prayer, religious literature, religious excusals, religious music and a number of equally important issues that most citizens find perplexing. (Freedom Forum First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University, 1998)...

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