Bible Literacy

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McCracken County Public Schools is listed among a handful of districts in Kentucky the American Civil Liberties Union says offers ‘Bible literacy’ courses that may violate the Constitution.

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State education officials in Kentucky are seeking public input in developing Bible literacy standards for social studies courses in public schools.

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The Kentucky House has passed legislation aimed at creating elective Bible literacy courses in public schools.

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A contentious bill seeking to declare the Holy Bible the official book of Tennessee is headed back for a vote in the full state Senate.  

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Bible literacy would be offered as an elective social studies course in Kentucky public schools under a bill passed by the Senate Education Committee Thursday. Grayson Senator Robin Webb, a democrat and the bill’s sponsor, says the measure’s implications are historical, not biblical.