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Concept of "Secular Humanism" in the Context of Elementary and Secondary Education [electronic resource] : Discussion of the Variety of Meanings, and References in Federal Education Legislation

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Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
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[S.l] : [publisher not identified], 1986.
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Government document
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Subjects:
Ethics.
Freedom of religion.
Public schools.
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Discusses three meanings for the concept of "secular humanism" in the context of the curriculum of public elementary and secondary schools, secular humanism as a conspiratorial scheme, as an unintended consequence of cultural pluralism, or as the unconstitutional teaching of a new religion. Reviews Federal education legislation which has contained references to this term.
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CRS Report.
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed June 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Concept of "Secular Humanism" in the Context of Elementary and Secondary Education: Discussion of the Variety of Meanings, and References in Federal Education Legislation
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