Alyssia DuckerPd.3rd It’s up to parents to instruct their children in religious beliefs. Religion in there public schools creates divisiveness and awareness of religious differences often builds walls between student. The freedom from religion foundation is continually contacted by student and parents who encounter teachers and principals who view their captive audience of students as a ripe mission field for recruitment.” Can you handle the truth? Different people want their children to believe different things.” Required by the first amendment the first amendment not only allows citizens the freedom to practice any religion of their choice but also prevents the government from officially recognizing or favoring any religion.The best of all possible schools environments,it would be ideal of course, to include, at least at the highschool level, a class on comparative religion.”The united states is currently in the unenviable position of being near the bottom of the list of industrialized nations when it comes to teaching evolution in our public schools.” Religion shouldn’t be taught in public schools because all people want their kids to be taught the same thing. If religion be taught in public schools some of the kids wouldn’t understand it that’s why it shouldn’t be taught in public schools. “It would not be fair or just. Most of those advocating prayer in schools are advocating Christian prayer. If Christian prayer were to be allowed, then prayers of other religions.” Children do not understand what religion is or how it use their minds to understand the world around them.religions and would must be left to the parent to decide whether to teach their kids religion or not in their private homes the government should not allow religion in public schools. Our government cannot endorse any religion, and as public schools are an arm of the government they too must follow suit. We already have little enough time as it is to teach our children the basic FACTS in the vital areas of mathematics, science, and language. Leave religion as a topic for parents to discuss or not as they wish.