German Province Rejects Bill on Religious Tolerance in Schools
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German Province Rejects Bill on Religious Tolerance in Schools

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The Educational and Cultural Committee of the Rhineland-Palatinate Legislature has rejected a Social Democratic motion to incorporate into a new elementary school bill a clause stipulating that teachers must avoid “anything likely to give offense to members of other faiths.”

Also voted down was a provision that teaching positions should be open to teachers who are not members of a Christian church.

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