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Duration
60 minutes
Topic(s)
  • Religious Literacy
Grade(s)
  • Educator

  • Describe the purpose and scope of the Establishment Clause
  • Identify common issues in public schools where the Establishment Clause might apply.

  • “What the Schools Must Do” by Charles Haynes and Oliver “Buzz” Thomas

  • How does the Establishment Clause help to protect religious liberty for all in public schools?
  • The line between upholding and violating the Establishment Clause can be blurry. How can you determine if a practice or activity violates the Establishment Clause? Given an example and explain your reasoning.

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