Infographic: To Pray or Not To Pray


It’s a common misconception that prayer is never allowed in public schools.

The First Amendment does protect religious expression in public, including at schools – within limits, because the First Amendment also prohibits government from establishing or endorsing any particular religious practice.

Download this infographic for a quick guide to common scenarios at school where prayer is protected expression – and where it is prohibited.

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