West Virginia kindergarten class lesson plan will remove religious tones (January 2, 2018)

Violation: A kindergarten class was directed to cut, color and assemble a manger scene during the school day. It was reported that the school also instructed students on the myth of the biblical birth of Jesus Christ.

Outcome: In a response received on Jan. 2, Jefferson County Schools Superintendent Bondy Shay Gibson informed FFRF that the lesson plan and corresponding violation would be addressed with the staff to ensure future compliance with the First Amendment.

FFRF attorney who handled the case: Patrick Elliott.

Freedom From Religion Foundation