(Associated Press) A non-profit group advocating for classrooms around the country to include Bible teaching says this movement is taking off. Not only are more states legislatively approving these efforts but it's picking up steam globally. Other secular groups are concerned about where this is going.
"We need to teach the kids values," said Chuck Stetson, Essentials in Education CEO.
Tuesday, the Essentials in Education organization announced a new phase of its mission.
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Since 2005, it has pushed for hundreds of schools around the country - public and private alike - to make sure teachers include lessons on the Bible. As that outreach grows, now CEO Chuck Stetson says leaders in the UK, India and beyond have an interest.