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A National Summit on Religion and Education

The National Summit on Religion and Education gathered an inter- and multi-disciplinary group of leaders in education, religious studies, social studies and English language arts in September 2019 to discuss religious studies education in the U.S. Participants included teachers, school and district administrators, professional development and curricular resource providers, religious and civic advocacy organizations, scholars, publishers and philanthropists. They identified action items to improve religious studies education in the United States.

White paper: 8 action items to improve religious studies education

Program partners:

  • Freedom Forum’s Religious Freedom Center
  • American Academy of Religion
  • National Council for the Social Studies
  • Boston College's Lynch School of Education & Human Development

Generous support provided by Templeton Religion Trust and The Foundation for Religious Literacy

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