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Tennessee bill would allow teachers to pray with students

March 22, 2012

[The Commercial Appeal – commercialappeal.com]

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Senate passed a proposal Thursday that would allow teachers and other school workers to participate in prayer groups and other religious activities on school grounds, so long as they are initiated by students.

Sponsors of the bill brought it in part to support “See You at the Pole” gatherings, where students and their parents gather at school flag poles to pray.

The measure was approved 29-1. The companion bill unanimously passed the House 93-0 earlier this month. Read story»

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