Say it ain't so, ACLU Joe!
Steven D. Jamar
sjamar at LAW.HOWARD.EDU
Fri Dec 29 17:12:05 PST 2000
Hmmm. Can the return of Wednesday school (release time - every wednesday
morning) of my youth be far behind? I'm curious as to why release time would
be required as opposed to simply making space available.
What about release time every Friday for Muslim students - their holy day?
What about release time at noon - no matter what - to get the midday prayer in
at the right time (many schools built tiny cafeterias that hold only a fraction
of the student body and so have staggered lunch periods starting as early as
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