Homeschooling is an education that gives parents choices and the right to teach their child however they want, but are the parents’ wants what the children need. Parents want to give their children moral instruction or want to teach them based on their religious beliefs and parents do have the right to do that because it is their child, but there are specific things that are essential for a child to learn or to experience. There are religious schools that give children an education on their faith and academically. Homeschooling doesn’t work because states have varying or no regulations on curriculum, some parents just aren’t equipped to teach their children, and homeschooled kids do not experience socialization. Parents don’t have to show how their child is performing academically, some parents only have a high school diploma or less, and homeschooled children are missing an important element of life because they aren’t learning or participating in class discussions or activities in a classroom setting.
Prayer had a great impact on school students but many parents had divided opinions on what their religion was. The disadvantages to prayer in public schools were: parents felt that their freedom to make decisions for their children was being prohibited, parents had different religious beliefs and didn’t want their children to have separate beliefs, and last parents felt as though biblical religion was being forced on their children. Parents often felt that if they were living in America then they were free to make their own decisions concerning religion. Many Americans had different religious beliefs and didn’t want their children being taught differently from what was being taught at home. As the feuds became greater, laws were produced which restricted prayer in schools.
Public schools must to be very careful to neither discriminate for nor against any single religion, and people often incorrectly perceive the schools' attitudes toward religion. The non-discrimination requirement may seem wrong to many, but when religion has a home in public schools, it singles out the students who disagree with the theology being taught. Prior to the Supreme Court's decisions against school prayer, it was standard practice to put the students who didn't agree with the theology being taught in places of detention during Bible readings and prayers. One argument in favor of the practice of school-organized prayer draws its basis from the belief that students must be taught morals in school, and that morals... ... middle of paper ... ...t Congress is not allowed to make any law which involves the establishment of religion or interferes with the right of the citizens of this country to freely practice the religion of their choice. There is no question of ambiguity or vague wording in the First Amendment.
This first amendment protects both believers and nonbelievers from government interference in their decision to pray. Students have the right to pray and read the Bible in public schools. Yet the educators and administrators who facilitate our schools cannot lead children in prayer or force them to pray. The constitution also prohibits the following: requiring students to recite prayers in class, saying public prayer at high school games and teachers and co... ... middle of paper ... ... taught, perceived and demonstrated. Religion is a touchy subject and you really have to know what exactly what you are talking about when trying to promote your religion.
School prayer ‘infringes the Constitutional rights of others” (Yahoo.com). Every student has a right to refuse to participate in prayer, as well as participate in prayer Brock 2 also. But when it is forced on them, they goes against the “Freedom of Religion” clause of the constitution. It would be a violation of the establishment clause if the government was behind one religion (Highlights of Pending Senate-School Prayer Proposal... ... middle of paper ... ...for school is education, and praying to one’s self is just as effective. If everyone would open their eyes to these facts, there wouldn’t be much of a debate anymore.
Everyone has faith and belief, but not all believers believe in the almighty. Allowing religion into public schools while everyone attending not having the same belief is unfair, unconstitutional and is complicated to teach to a verity of students. The argument over the separation of church and state has been an ongoing debate without a conclusion, and has always been a topic to speak on. Many people have strong opinions for or against the separation. While some believe that prayer in school is beneficial to the development of children and of their faith, others believe that it could completely criticize their faith by not giving the student the option to explore their beliefs.
Why are the governing bodies of this nation allowed to pray daily, but schools are prohib... ... middle of paper ... ...ople of color, women, and others fight for individual rights. If told they could not talk of their beliefs in public, this country would probably face another civil war. But for some reason, those who wish to practice their religion publicly are treated as criminals. In one instance a child who brought her Bible to school to read during free reading time, was sent home and told not to bring the Bible to school again. Silent messages are sent to children when disapproval seems the norm.
Of course he can’t, but the society has a duty to ensure the child a good education system, which will help him to be independent on further actions. Indoctrinating your offspring to religion might be considered as an abuse, not in physical context but it is preventing the child to be grown in a proper way and it is impeding his/her freedom. Children Why do the majority of people across cultures and throughout history believe in gods? One way to address this question is to look at why it is that children acquire beliefs in gods. If an idea cannot be easil... ... middle of paper ... ...ld is.
There is not enough emphasis on the biblical roots of our country. Religious knowledge is also necessary to teach about democracy. Schools are already allowed to teach democracy, how can anyone expect students to see everyone’s opinions if they didn’t learn all about the other religions and sides a person can be coming from? Experts also say that for american government to be taught and fully understood, then students need to fully know that it’s roots were religion. While religion is a very sensitive topic, other subjects such as politics and government are too, and yet those subjects are still discussed and taught in schools without a problem.
People feel it is not the government's business to promote religious exercises, since they can easily be pushed upon young students that have to be at school due to their attendance policies. A public school has the responsibility to protect every student. This will include children of various religions, as well as children with no religious faith. This does not mean the school should be disrespectful of the important role religion plays for many students. Courts have made it clear that students should have the right to practice their religion, with some limitations.