Schools Passing on Teaching Bible

January 13, 2008

Author: Julie Hubbard

Source: The Macon Telegraph

Middle Georgia is smack dab in the Bible Belt, but almost two years after state lawmakers agreed to let public highschools teach a course on the Old and New Testaments, the idea hasn't caught on.

At least 10 Middle Georgia school systems said they do not offer a Bible course in their high schools, nor do they have plans to. It's better to leave that instruction to the church, they said.