Put PRAYER Back In Schools!

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As our students start each day with the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag, we should also start each day with a quick word of PRAYER!

As a country, we are moving farther and farther away from the principles and values in which this great country was founded and established upon.

It is in GOD we trust! What better way to recognize that than to communicate with God and express our appreciate and petition continued Mercy, Strength and Direction.

It just makes sense to pray and intercede daily on behalf of those in authority; our President and his council/ staff, every elected official, our Armed Forces/ Military, Schools and Educators, Health and Safety Personnel (Police, Fire, EMT, etc) and our Worldwide Family.

We must remember what has made us such a strong country... it started with PRAYER!

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Please put prayer back in schools... with little teaching at home of good morals and values there needs to be a safe place for children to learn right from wrong. We owe it to the children to have a better future.... please
Please put prayer back in school. Our younger generations will benefit from it. It will teach them right morals, and decrease bullying. Children will learn to treat others as they want to be treated! They will learn who comforts them and helps them. Decreasing anxiety. Everyone child deserves to know that Jesus loves them. After all school maybe the only place they hear that.
Please put prayer back in school. Our younger generations will benefit from it. It will teach them right morals, and decrease bullying. Children will learn to treat others as they want to be treated! They will learn who comforts them and helps them. Decreasing anxiety. Everyone child deserves to know that Jesus loves them. After all school maybe the only place they hear that.
This nation was founded by GOD ALMIGHTY that's why we need to keep him in our schools our homes and in our hearts
Almost fifty years ago, every student in America started their day in a prayer, then in 1962, the Supreme Court ruled that it was unconstitutional to speak about the Lord in school. Today students could get in trouble for reading the Bible in school or even just having one, wearing religious clothing or mentioning God in a class discussion. Most teachers find it hard to bring it up during class, but at least one American teacher isn't afraid to stand up for what they believe in. I am going to find a solution to solve this problem and get God back into school.
Since they have taken God out of school there has not been a positive outcome. Test scores have decreased including the SATís, there has been more teen pregnancies, more kids have gotten caught with drugs and alcohol and more kids have been sent to juve. The top five complaints teachers used to talk about were: talking during class, chewing gum, running in the halls and getting out of turn in line. Today teachers have to worry about kids getting in trouble for things like rape, robbery, assault and burglary
I often ask the question, why is it ok for atheist to talk and teach about what they believe in, and Christians can't mention ANYTHING about God? 78% of all Americans say they are Christians, 22% believe a different faith, or none at all. If we brought God back into school, students could talk about God with the teachers that believe, and if there was a teacher that didn't believe then students didn't need to talk about God in that classroom. It shouldn't be against the law for students to talk about something that they love, and something that's very important to them.
It is also important to be able to talk about God in class, because the students that don't believe could hear it. The students that do could tell stories and it could make a difference in their life. One boy in my class has a very hard life, and he likes to talk to me about it. I love listening and trying to help him. Every time we talk, I talk to him about God, but I feel like I'm not getting through to him. I care so much about him and want nothing more for him, but to be happy. I feel if we could talk to him and have more things in school for him to go to and listen to something from the Bible and then maybe, heíll finally realize what he's missing and what he needs in his life.
If my friend and I want to start our day off in a prayer, then I believe we should have the right to do that. If a bias Science teacher can say their beliefs on evolution, the Big Bang Theory and other things scientists believe, then why is it so bad for other teachers to share what they believe in too? If we put prayer back in school then test scores could go up, teen pregnancy rates will go down, less students would get caught for doing drugs and less students would get sent to juve. If we could spread the Good Word to all students then we could make a major change in a lot of students.
Put Prayer Back in School
Almost fifty years ago, every student in America started their day in a prayer, then in 1962, the Supreme Court ruled that it was unconstitutional to speak about the Lord in school. Today students could get in trouble for reading the Bible in school or even just having one, wearing religious clothing or mentioning God in a class discussion. Most teachers find it hard to bring it up during class, but at least one American teacher isn't afraid to stand up for what they believe in. I am going to find a solution to solve this problem and get God back into school.
Since they have taken God out of school there has not been a positive outcome. Test scores have decreased including the SATís, there has been more teen pregnancies, more kids have gotten caught with drugs and alcohol and more kids have been sent to juve. The top five complaints teachers used to talk about were: talking during class, chewing gum, running in the halls and getting out of turn in line. Today teachers have to worry about kids getting in trouble for things like rape, robbery, assault and burglary
I often ask the question, why is it ok for atheist to talk and teach about what they believe in, and Christians can't mention ANYTHING about God? 78% of all Americans say they are Christians, 22% believe a different faith, or none at all. If we brought God back into school, students could talk about God with the teachers that believe, and if there was a teacher that didn't believe then students didn't need to talk about God in that classroom. It shouldn't be against the law for students to talk about something that they love, and something that's very important to them.
It is also important to be able to talk about God in class, because the students that don't believe could hear it. The students that do could tell stories and it could make a difference in their life. One boy in my class has a very hard life, and he likes to talk to me about it. I love listening and trying to help him. Every time we talk, I talk to him about God, but I feel like I'm not getting through to him. I care so much about him and want nothing more for him, but to be happy. I feel if we could talk to him and have more things in school for him to go to and listen to something from the Bible and then maybe, heíll finally realize what he's missing and what he needs in his life.
The solution to all this madness is to change the law to have God back in school. Students can talk about God to teachers that they know believe, like our favorite teacher Mr. Morgan, as long as we don't hurt other students feeling. If my friend and I want to start our day off in a prayer, then I believe we should have the right to do that. If a bias Science teacher can say their beliefs on evolution, the Big Bang Theory and other things scientists believe, then why is it so bad for other teachers to share what they believe in too? If we put prayer back in school then test scores could go up, teen pregnancy
I understand that putting God back in schools is complicated, and would result in a lot of questions. First we should be able to talk about Him, and not have to watch what we say. Teachers shouldnít have to watch what they say around kids who donít believe.
Second, the concept of talking about God isnít that much different than the big bang theory. In science class I have to sit and learn something that I donít believe in, so in contrast someone who doesn't believe in God could sit in a classroom, and listen to a teacher talk about God. Iím not saying we should spend a whole hour learning the history of God, but if a teacher wants to talk about God with his/her students then they should be able to. Not all teachers have to do this, for example if a teacher was atheist they donít have to talk about God.
Finally we donít have to go into all the religions, but just be able to talk about God in general. A lot of people believe in different religions which is fine, but I think kids should at least know who God is. Kids who donít believe in God most likely arenít going to go out of their way to learn more about Him, so if we brought God to school they could learn more about God. I can understand that everyone has their own beliefs, but the one common denominator is God. Bringing prayer back in school with the freedom of talking about Him could really change peopleís lives.
Regardless of how the U.S Supreme court ruled 50 years ago, we need God in schools. It's not something that could happen over night, but there is a solution. Expressing our religious views, and praying should no longer be prohibited. It should be a choice not a law.
Putting God back in Schools
Teachers and schools aren't allowed to talk about God, or teach anything about God. Fifty years ago this was a completely different story, kids and teachers would start each day with a prayer. Since the U.S Supreme Court banned prayer, and violated the third commandment America has plummeted. Not having God in school has caused lots of problems for kids, and having to pay outrageous money just to go to a school to talk about God. In contrast to these problems, we should be able to talk about God freely, and learn about Him in general.
Since banning prayer in school thereís been an increase in crime, suicide, bullying, and drug and alcohol abuse in teens. Thereís no way to 100% prove this, but there is a lot of logic as to why these things are happening. Mostly all the kids that commit suicide, or decide to shoot kids at their school donít believe in God. These teens feel alone, and think their life is over. This could be for a number of reasons, but without the acknowledgment of Him through prayer these kids donít really get the chance to learn about God. Instead, theyíll resort to other things like drugs, alcohol, or crime because they feel like theyíre alone. Kids are troubled today because they don't know the great plan God has for them, and they wonít know if weíre not able to talk about it in school. Most likely these kids aren't going to go out of their way just to learn about a religion, or just the simple existence of Him because they never cared before.
I get that we go to school to learn, but not having God in school causes more harm than having Him in school. In fact SAT scores aren't nearly as high as they used to be when we had prayer in school. There could be multiple reasons for this, but the truth is a lot of kids don't care about school. I'm not saying all kids, but a majority just don't care in general because they donít have a purpose. Without Him, what is your life? He gives you purpose and meaning, we're here because of Him and if more kids knew about that they would start caring a lot more.
Public schools ban prayer, but thereís also schools that you can go to that allow you to pray, and learn about Him. The flip side of this is that you have to pay to go to these schools. The kids that need God the most, donít have thousands of dollars to spend on a private school. These schools are great, and are a really good place for kids who believe in Him. However, a lot of families canít afford these schools, or don't want their kids to go to a private school. There also is the option of homeschooling, but that costs money, so most kids end up at public schools. Thereís nothing wrong with public schools, except for the fact that we can't learn or talk about God.
However, banning prayer in public schools completely isnít the answer. I understand that putting God back in schools is complicated, and would result in a lot of questions. First we should be able to talk about Him, and not have to watch
Let's remember those who lost loved one thru acts of hatred and honor God with the power of prayer
Where it took one angry, bitter, Atheist woman to remove prayer from school, it now seems to take many good-hearted, loving, God-fearing people to have it returned. We should be livid by what our nation has become, since the removal.
Our country was founded with and on religious intent. Even though today we are multi-cultural and of many religions today, prayer never should have been removed from public schools. A simple prayer, "God we ask that you watch over us and protect us and guide us through our day." This prayer harms no one, but for those who's family does not wish for their children to hear the prayer could be excused to the hallway for the 1 minute. Why government has passed laws and forced Americans to give up their traditions to appease those that come to our country or atheist is beyond belief. Should we then also change our countries name, as it is clearly no longer a country that prides itself in being rich in tradition? Prayer in school is not asking or demanding anyone give up or change their religious or non religious belief.