“Students with Disabilities in Faith-Based Schools: Public Schools’ Responsibilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act” by Allan G. Osborne, Jr.

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) mandates states, through local school boards or education agencies, to provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to all children with disabilities. To meet this requirement, the statute requires school officials to offer special education and related services to eligible students. The IDEA does not establish substantive criteria

“Religious Freedom in Education: A Fundamental, yet Elusive Right” by Charles J. Russo

Since time immemorial, whether as evidenced by the cave paintings from prehistoric France, the polytheistic religions of ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome, or the animistic belief systems and totems erected in much of the rest of the pre-Judeo-Christian, non-Western world, humans all over the globe have recognized the need to call on a higher being

“Why Suffer the Children? Overcoming Christian Opposition to Children’s Rights” by John Witte, Jr.

Why Suffer the Children? Overcoming Christian Opposition to Children’s Rights by John Witte, Jr. John Witte, Jr. is Robert W. Woodruff of Law, McDonald Distinguished Professor of Religion, and Director of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. This article is excerpted from his volume “Church, State, and Family: Reconciling Traditional Teachings