Linda K. Wertheimer is an author at Religion News Service.
All Stories by Linda K. Wertheimer
Mother’s fight to stop Bible class in public school resurrects a troubled history with religion
By Linda K. Wertheimer — March 24, 2017
(RNS) I hope she wins.
Why teachers should not ask students to try on the hijab (COMMENTARY)
By Linda K. Wertheimer — February 9, 2016
(RNS) Trying on religious clothing is not an outright violation of church and state. But such activities also can put students in unnecessarily awkward situations.
Indoctrination is not the real issue in public school lessons on Islam (COMMENTARY)
By Linda K. Wertheimer — January 14, 2016
(RNS) A much bigger problem is pro-Christian and anti-Muslim bias that some educators may bring into the classroom.
How schools overlook religious harassment and what to do about it (COMMENTARY)
By Linda K. Wertheimer — January 8, 2016
(RNS) Life for religious minority youths in America may be getting tougher. Teachers can do something about it.
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