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Hebrew charter school draws critics

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posted on Aug, 12 2007 @ 03:49 PM
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Hebrew charter school draws critics


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HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - A school opening this month is named for a Jewish high priest, is directed by a rabbi, will have kosher food and will teach Hebrew. It's also a public school, funded by public tax dollars and following state curriculum guidelines.

Ben Gamla Charter School, billed as the nation's first publicly funded Hebrew-English school, has prompted fears of religion creeping into public schools and has even drawn criticism from groups that defend Jewish causes. Similar criticisms have
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posted on Aug, 12 2007 @ 03:49 PM
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There are also Arabic charter schools as well. How does this NOT cross the line between church and state?Schools that are funded by public money need to keep that separation in place. If people want to send thier children to a Hebrew school, or Arabic, or Roman Catholic they have the right to do so, but should not be able to fund the school using public money. What next? A publicly funded School for Racists? :shk:

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