Some teachers are still barred from wearing religious attire

09/4/2009 | Google

Three states retain laws aimed at keeping religious attire out of public schools, according to research by a law student at Loyola University in Chicago. The Oregon, Pennsylvania and Nebraska laws are still on the books, despite being "really suspect constitutionally now," said Loyola professor Michael Kaufman. "The law now requires neutrality regarding religion, meaning the states or schools can neither favor nor disfavor religion."

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