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  1. aristotle

    India Supreme Court To Examine If Yoga Can Be Compulsory In Schools

    NEW DELHI Months after a US court ruled that yoga cannot be construed as an instrument of religious indoctrination, the Supreme Court in India is all set to dwell on the same question: If yoga can be made compulsory in all schools although it may be perceived to have religious overtones...
  2. spnadmin

    UK UK To Open 8 Sikh 'faith Schools' To Inculcate Tolerance

    UK to open 8 Sikh 'faith schools' to inculcate tolerance Rohan Dua http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/UK-to-open-8-Sikh-faith-schools-to-inculcate-tolerance/articleshow/22830051.cms? MIDDLESEX: Kingsley Hargoeavies, an 11 grade Catholic student, is on his knees as he sifts...
  3. spnadmin

    USA New Report Finds Sikh And Asian Students Suffer Increasing Harassment In NYC Schools

    New Report Finds Sikh And Asian Students Suffer Increasing Harassment In NYC Schools http://www.eurasiareview.com/05092013-new-report-finds-sikh-and-asian-students-suffer-increasing-harassment-in-nyc-schools/ The Sikh Coalition and the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund...
  4. spnadmin

    USA 1.3 Million Students Have Access To Sikh Studies In Schools (Kaur Foundation)

    1.3 Million Students Have Access to Sikh Studies in Schools By Anju Kaur, SikhNN staff writer, Washington Bureau http://www.sikhnn.com/headlines/2396/13-million-students-have-access-sikh-studies-schools Reporting from Bethesda, Maryland - At least 1.3 million grade-school students have...
  5. Archived_Member16

    India Raid Finds Several Schools Locked

    Raid finds several schools locked Anirudh Gupta Ferozepur, September 22 A surprise check by the Director General School Education found several government schools locked and others functioning without any teaching staff. Pannu along with 13 other teams from his department visited...
  6. Archived_Member16

    India HC Dismisses PIL Against Introduction Of Gita In Schools

    OMEN OF THE FUTURE ? ..... HC Dismisses PIL Against Introduction of Gita in Schools Jabalpur | Jan 27, 2012 Madhya Pradesh High Court today dismissed a petition which had challenged state government's decision to introduce lessons based on Bhagvad Gita in the school curriculum from...
  7. spnadmin

    USA Minimal Progress On Bullying Prevention In NYC Schools

    Image: Ilana Ofgang, Legal Fellow for United Sikhs, testifies before the NYC City Council. On his way home from school, Sanjeet had stopped by a local deli to grab a bite to eat when some boys came from behind and pulled off his dastaar. New York City Councilman Daniel Dromm, who was a...
  8. spnadmin

    UK Religious Education In Schools Under Threat

    Coalition reforms are leading to a “serious deterioration” of religious education in schools, according to faith leaders. By Graeme Paton Changes to GCSE league tables combined with moves to limit the role of local councils risks undermining the subject's place in the English education...
  9. Chaan Pardesi

    S Asia First Punjabi Teaching Schools In Bangladesh

    Joy Punjabb....joy Punjabb..... AMRITSAR: Bangladesh will soon have two schools teaching Punjabi language. The schools are being constructed by Sampardai Kar Sewa, Sarhali, a religious organization , that had already set up a Sikh Research Centre (SRC) at Gurdwara Nanakshahi with Dhaka...
  10. spnadmin

    SALDEF Safe Schools Matter (SALDEF March Update)

    March Advocate: Tell Your Senator Safe Schools Matter! Safe Schools Matter—Tell Your Senator Today! Last Call for Applications! Michigan Police Department Training Sikh Awareness Program Held in Arizona DOJ Sues California to Protect Sikh Prisoner’s Rights SALDEF Joins Anti-Hate Campaign...
  11. spnadmin

    UK Two Proposals For Sikh Schools

    Two proposals of Sikh schools Of the 31 applications for a Free School there are only two from Sikhs The Slough Sikh Education Trust hopes to set up a free school with a Sikh ethos as a solution to the number of oversubscribed schools in the town. Rabbi Jonathan Romain has said he feared...
  12. spnadmin

    USA Plymouth-Canton Schools, Sikhs Reach Kirpan Agreement

    Students of the Sikh faith will be allowed to continue wearing a kirpan, the knife-like symbol of nonviolence they’re required to wear upon baptism, under terms of an agreement reached this week between Plymouth-Canton Community Schools officials and leaders of the Sikh community. More than a...
  13. findingmyway

    United Sikhs Plymouth-Canton Community Schools In Michigan Seeks To Find A Compromise On The Wearing Of The Kirpa

    January 7, 2011 23rd Poh (Samvat 542 Nanakshahi) Plymouth-Canton Community Schools in Michigan Seeks to Find a Compromise on the Wearing of the Kirpan Superintendent has Issued a Temporary Ban Until a Resolution/ Compromise has Been Reached[/B] [/SIZE] Highlights: UNITED SIKHS and SALDEF...
  14. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Malaysia Malaysia Says Extremist Groups Trying To Recruit From Schools

    Malaysia says extremist groups trying to recruit from schools Malaysia has said that Islamic, Tamil and Sikh militant groups were seeking to recruit from schools and universities in the country, but intelligence agencies were keeping a close watch on such activities. Expressing concern...
  15. spnadmin

    Italy Calls On EU To Withdraw Schools Diary That Leaves Out Christmas

    Italy calls on EU to withdraw schools diary that leaves out Christmas Foreign minister labels omission an 'indecency' and demands the withdrawal of 3 million copies already distributed John Hooper in Rome guardian.co.uk, Thursday 23 December 2010 18.30 GMT Italy has demanded that the...
  16. Admin

    World Sikhs Urge Sarkozy To Lift Ban On Turbans In French Schools

    A large number of Sikhs, led by Shiromani Akali Dal MPs Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa and Harsimrat Kaur Badal and comprising members of Delhi unit of the SAD (Badal) and a number of school children on Monday took out a protest demonstration against the ban on wearing turbans in France. They then...
  17. spnadmin

    Concerns About “Faith Schools” Raised Around The Country

    Concerns about the separatist and divisive nature of “faith schools” are being raised around the country as the Government’s “free schools” initiative opens the doors to many more. In Leicester, the first Hindu “faith school” is to open in September 2011 as a “free school”. The Krishna-Avanti...
  18. spnadmin

    Christianity Moves To Outlaw Full Muslim Veil In Catholic Schools

    By Clodagh Sheehy Wednesday September 22 2010 MUSLIM girls should not wear a full veil in Catholic secondary schools, new guidelines have recommended. While no pupil or staff member should be prevented from wearing a religious symbol or garment, such as a turban for Sikh boys or a hijab...
  19. findingmyway

    Are Faith Schools A Good Idea?

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  20. findingmyway

    Are Faith Schools A Good Idea?

    Faith schools only serve to alienate members of society September 8, 2010 by Hannah Davies ~ The Journal Source: Sep 8 2010: AS CHILDREN...
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