Supporting Public Education: Resources for Advocacy and Action
This free resource includes policy statements and other documents and information designed to help congregations and individuals take thoughtful, informed actions in support of public education..
The 20-page guide includes:
Religious Liberty, Public Education, and the Future of American Democracy | A Statement of Principles by the Christian Life Commission of the Baptist General Convention of Texas
Religion and the Public Schools: Rights and Responsibilities | An Informational Document
Public Education and The Church | A Resolution by The United Methodist General Board of Church and Society
Church and Public Education | A Statement by the Presbyterian Church (USA)
The Churches and the Public Schools at the Close of the Twentieth Century | A Policy Statement of the National Council of the Churches of Christ
Teacher’s Resolution | A Local Church Model
Religion and Schools Can-Do | A Ready-to-Copy Guide for Parents, Students, Teachers and Administrators
Ed Hogan, pastor of Jersey Village Baptist Church in Houston, speaks at an education and faith summit in February 2007. He emphasizes the importance of building relationships and trust with public schools.
Robert Parham, executive director of Baptist Center for Ethics, speaks at an education and faith summit in February 2007. He discusses "the Issachar Factor" and how it relates to public education.
Parham, executive director of Baptist Center for Ethics, speaks at an education and faith summit in February 2007. He discusses the faith community's role vis-a-vis public education.
Brent Beasley, pastor of Second Baptist Church in Memphis, speaks at an education and faith summit in February 2007. He discusses how the church must know when to say yes and no when it comes to matters of public education.
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