prayer in schools http://kbia.org en Fayette R-III settles lawsuit alleging school promotion of Christianity http://kbia.org/post/fayette-r-iii-settles-lawsuit-alleging-school-promotion-christianity <p>The Fayette R-III School District will be making several changes to its school policy after a lawsuit from a national organization. The American Humanist Association settled a lawsuit with the school district regarding alleged violations of the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:54:05 +0000 Louis Kaczmarek 54495 at http://kbia.org Humanist group files lawsuit over prayer in public high school http://kbia.org/post/humanist-group-files-lawsuit-over-prayer-public-high-school <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The American Humanist Association filed a federal lawsuit against Missouri's Fayette School District on Wednesday (Nov. 20), saying Fayette High School is unconstitutionally promoting Christianity through teacher-led prayer.</span></p><p>The lawsuit focuses on the activities happening in the classroom of Gwen Pope, a math teacher at the school.&nbsp;Pope was the faculty advisor for the Christian student group at the school.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 17:45:25 +0000 Kellie Moore 44146 at http://kbia.org Humanist group demands end to teacher-led prayers at Fayette High School http://kbia.org/post/humanist-group-demands-end-teacher-led-prayers-fayette-high-school <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.americanhumanist.org/" style="font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; line-height: normal;" target="_blank">American Humanist Association</a><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;is demanding that weekly prayer sessions at Fayette High School be stopped on grounds that they are unconstitutional.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 16 May 2013 19:56:46 +0000 Kellie Moore 33875 at http://kbia.org Humanist group demands end to teacher-led prayers at Fayette High School