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Religious freedom in public schools

​​​​​​The relationship between religion and government in the United States is governed by the First Amendment to the Constitution, which the Supreme Court has held both prevents the government from establishing religion and protects privately initiated religious expression and activities from government interference and discrimination.

Since 1995, the U.S. Department of Education has published and periodically updated guidance on religious expression in public schools.​

Guidance for Educators​ on Religious Expression​

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Guidance for Students on Religious Expression

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