In the Mount Washington Middle School, if you're writing a book report on your favorite book, keep in mind, if the book comes from the Bible, Principal Denise Allen will shut you down. This is the lesson 14-year old eight-grade Alex Thomas learned. When the prerecorded book reports were being broadcast over the schools intercom, Principal Allen decided censuring Alex's report was the best course of action.
"The way to do it is not to use the hammer by saying nobody can do it," said Francis Manion, a senior counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice. "It's actually a way of educating students about the Constitution."
Church and state a problem again