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Religious Space for Crowded Schools: Godsend or Trouble?

posted on May 25, 2012

At The New York Times, Fred Mogul reports on how New York City is “sending thousands of children to spaces rented from parochial institutions where students often walk past crosses and other religious images to get to their secular classrooms.” While the city defends its actions on the basis of overcrowded schools, opponents see the city as hypocritical because New York City actively “tries to exorcise the influence of religion form the public school system by evicting churches that rent school space for worship services.” 

Read at The New York Times