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Faith Leaders Sound Off on Role of Church in Public Education

posted on October 4, 2012

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.” 

Read at CNN