Schools ‘must stop promoting Christianity, or any religion’

Schools ‘must stop promoting Christianity, or any religion’

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Laerskool Randhart in Alberton has been getting flak for ‘basically giving the middle finger to the courts’ as it continues to promote Christianity.

Public schools need to stop promoting Christianity or any other religion, says the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL Commission). The commission slammed Laerskool Randhart in Alberton after it was accused of going against a 2017 high court order by not aligning its policy on religion with the constitution. The High Court in Johannesburg ruled that it was unconstitutional for public schools to promote one religion over others, meaning schools could no longer have people preach to pupils, hold Bible scripture readings and other rituals the public Afrikaans medium school...




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