A California elementary school is changing course after being sued for barring a fifth grader from performing to a Christian song in the school's February 4 talent show...Ridiculous that it took this much effort for a kid to perform in a talent show.
The lawsuit claims that after the boy's January 14 audition the school's principal, Jerilyn Shubert, told his mother the song was "offensive" and a violation of the "separation of church and state" and asked why he couldn't "pick a song that does not say Jesus so many times?"
Los Angeles Unified School District now says the district, the PTA and the boy's legal representation were (sic) have come to an agreement.
Friday, February 04, 2011
Separation of Church and State?
Or just another school principal's being an idiot? It took a lawsuit to get the school to see straight: