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    Establishment Clause

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    Mr. Katz does not possess the knowledge-base needed to fulfill the leadership responsibilities of his position, falling far short of Indiana Content Standard for District Level Educators 2.2, “planning, organizing, supervising, and supporting a rigorous district instructional program based on research-supported best practices regarding curriculum, instruction, and assessment” (emphasis ours). It is incumbent upon educators to know the law as it relates to education. When writing curriculum or designing programs related to religion, educators must be cognizant of several precedent-setting lower court decisions (Sergiovanni, et al, 2009, p. 309) in addition to Supreme Court decisions. The first case Mr. Katz should have known is Everson v. Board of Education of the Township of Ewing. Justice Black (1947) delivered the opinion of the Court,…

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    Case Name: Lemon v. Kurtzman (U.S 1971) Essential Facts: • Pennsylvania adopted a statutory program that provides financial support to nonpublic elementary and secondary schools. • Pennsylvania does reimbursement for the cost of teacher salaries, textbooks and instructional material. • Rhode Island adopted a statute under which the state pays directly to teachers in nonpublic school. The supplement is 15% of their annual salary. • In Rhode Island a teacher must not teach a religion class in…

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    The Kountze High School permitting students to display blatantly religious banners which other students are then made to run through represents a violation of not only a violation of the establishment clause, but is a situation which is easily rectified without the threat of violating the students’ right to free speech. Where the precedents have been set for determining that the state has violated the establishment clause through Lemon v. Kurtzman, 403 U.S. 602 (1971) and Santa Fe Independent…

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    Topic: Swearing public officials into office General Purpose: To argue Specific Purpose: To argue that the federal government should make it illegal to swear public officials in on a religious document I. Central Idea/Thesis Statement: The federal government should prohibit using a religious document in Oath of Office ceremonies because the Officials taking the oath are affirming to protect the laws of our country, not of their religion, their use of these documents does not pass the lemon test,…

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    Freedom of religion The separation of church is stated in one of the clauses of the first amendment, where the government cannot do anything against the religion of the people. People are free to practice any religion without the fear of being incarcerated or discriminated. Churches or religion is protected which means all people are protected as well. The Establishment clause is very clear, separation of church and state, but in the case of Lemon v. Kurtzman the government can get involved…

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    fruits and tomatoes are commonly water bathed. If a fruit or vegetable is not acidic enough, lemon juice, vinegar, or citric acid is added when filling the jar. Citric acid, purchased in the canning isle, is a powder and readily available during canning season. Vinegar and lemon juice does not change the flavor of the food being canned; it just allows it to be water bathed. Pressure canning can be used for any type of food. Pressure canning permits food preservation without the aid of extra…

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    Wrinkles Pestle Analysis

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    general body health including your skin. This however should not give you room to neglect your regular activities. 3. Have a natural treatment There are various natural ways that can help us treat the wrinkles and fine lines below are the common ones; i. Apply Olive oil Olive oil is very well known for its perfect work in enhancing beauty at all angles. It is used to treat the hair, skin and also the eyelashes. Massage the olive oil on your skin paying much attention on the wrinkled areas before…

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    The lemonade stand "When Life Gives you Lemons" was created to provide customers with a pleasant interaction and a product to be proud of. "When Life Gives you Lemons" cares about helping so fifty percent of profits is donated to the Animal Welfare League. This lemonade stand can be found at one of the busiest intersections in town. Fireman, teachers, grandparents, children, we sell and cater to all! "In other cases, marketers try to make their products available when and where customers want…

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    of Church and State”. Roots of this phrase can be traced all the way back to a letter written by Thomas Jefferson in January of 1802 to the Danbury Baptist Association in Connecticut. Though the First Amendment clause against establishment of religion by law was to ensure that there was separation between religion and government, various courts to this day are still hearing cases and this remain an ongoing subject of interpretation and perspectives. I believe this is so because the various court…

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    reimbursing parents to religious schools did not violate the Establishment Clause. This law did not provide money to any of the schools or support their religion directly. It assisted various parents to get their children safely to school, which did not violate the First Amendment (Everson v. Board of Education of the Township of…

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