Wednesday, May 21, 2008

A victory for faith

After being punished for refusing to remove or cover a bible reference from his art work a student at last received a b+

john316two John 3:16 A sign of love,

Under the terms of the settlement reached yesterday, Tomah Area School District officials have removed the ban on religious expression in class assignments. A.P.'s artwork has been graded, and all references to the detentions have been cleared from his record. The school also agreed to pay A.P.'s attorney fees.

Other works had many forms of religious symbols yet received no punishment, including "images of Buddha, the Grim Reaper, demons and Medusa"

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