New South Dakota Law Would Put The Bible Back In Public School

A controversial new law is making its way through the South Dakota legislature. Here’s what you need to know about it.

According to KSFY:

The resolution would encourage schools to familiarize students with the content, characters and narratives of the Bible as well as show the role the Bible had in art, literature, culture and public discourse.

Aberdeen School District Superintendent Gary Harms says he thinks the resolution is a good idea but the potential for teachers to use the teachings of the Bible as a platform for their own beliefs.

“I think the potential is there for that to happen, but then it’s up to the administration to see that the curriculum is followed,” Harms said.

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