Religion in State Education Policy

Monday, March 21, 2022 — Bryan Kelley will discuss education policy at the state level in general, introduce some organizations and resources that provide helpful information on state education policy, and provide some examples and trends on legislative actions regarding religion seen in state education policy in recent years. 

Brie Laskota: Understanding Religious Literacy Content Creators

November 16, 2021 — Brie Laskota will discuss her recent report, Understanding Religious Literacy Content Creators and Providers in Education, Journalism, and New Media: A Report for the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, produced with the Inclusive American Project of the Aspen Institute.

Religion & Social Studies in the U.S.

Ashley Berner

October 20, 2021 — Ashely Berner discusses the difference between “exposure” and “indoctrination.” American school systems confuse the two. This session explores why, and what we can do about it, by comparing the structure and content of public education in our democratic peer nations.

Introducing ReligionAndPublicLife.org

ReligionandPublicLife.org logo

June 21, 2021 – ReligionAndPublicLife.org is an emerging social learning community supporting researchers, educators, and institutions. Join its founder, Dr. Nathan C. Walker, for a demo of the platform.

Religious Literacy In English Language Arts Discussions

May 24, 2021 — This study examines the relationship between multicultural education, English Language Arts standards, text-based discussions and student talk about religion within National Board certified teachers’ classrooms.