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Muslim schoolboys’ handshake refusal causes stir in Switzerland

By Rosie Scammell — April 6, 2016

(RNS) The brothers, ages 14 and 15, refused to shake their female teacher’s hand, rejecting a national tradition.

Parents appeal judge’s ruling allowing yoga in public schools

By Lilly Fowler — November 1, 2013

LOS ANGELES (RNS) “Our children are not religious guinea pigs and should never be subjected to such misguided religious experimentation,” said Dean Broyles, president of the National Center for Law and Policy.

New Jersey school district bans religious songs at winter concerts

By Jeff Goldman — October 30, 2013

BORDENTOWN, N.J. (RNS) A conservative legal group says school officials have misread previous court decisions on whether to allow religious songs at school concerts.

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