Faith Leaders Sound Off on Role of Church in Public Education

Tomeka Jones of CNN reports on the Stand Up Education Policy Summit in Atlanta. The event is a “call for action for clergy to take part in the national movement to transform public education,” says Jones, who interviews prominent religious leaders in the African-American community to discover their views “on the role faith institutions should play in public education.” Bishop Charles Blake, a bishop and pastor in Los Angeles, stated, “I think churches should become acquainted [with] the schools that are in their community.” 

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