Kentucky Board of Education Approves ‘Bible Literary’ Standards in Public Schools by Unanimous Vote

Kentucky will keep God and religion in schools after its education leaders approved a Bible standard that all public schools in the state must meet. The Kentucky Board of Education approved “Bible literary” standards in a unanimous affirmative vote that allow students to take religion and Bible classes as electives, the Associated Press reports. The classes will be taught as literature and history courses as opposed to devotional study as has been done previously and in other states. Approval of the standards comes after the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) sued the state, asking it to take religion out of the classroom.
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