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Religion In Public Schools

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Do you believe Religion has a place in Public Schools? And if so, how?

Do you believe that Prayers should be conducted in Public Schools?

20% (3) Yes
33% (5) No
46% (7) Under certain circumstances Yes

15 voters have answered this question.

If you answered No, please do not continue this survey, we want to see how people who do believe in Prayer in the Schools feel. Thank you.

75% (9) I will continue
25% (3) I will not continue

12 voters have answered this question.

What prayers do you think should be included at a public school like one your children might attend? (Multliple answers OK)

50% (5) Baptist Prayers
80% (8) Roman Catholic Prayers
50% (5) Lutheran Prayers
70% (7) Jewish Prayers
70% (7) Moslem Prayers
70% (7) Bhuddist Prayers
50% (5) Greek or Russian Orthodox Prayers
50% (5) Episcopalian Prayers
50% (5) Unitarian Prayers
60% (6) Hindu Prayers
50% (5) Methodist Prayers
50% (5) Congregationalist Prayers
50% (5) Holy Rollers Prayers
70% (7) Non-Sectarian Prayers
50% (5) Other types of Prayers

10 voters have answered this question.

How much would you object if a teacher attempted to indoctrinate your child in a religion that you do not believe in?

0% (0) I would not care at all
30% (3) It would cause me a little concern
10% (1) I would be angry
60% (6) I would take my child out of that class

10 voters have answered this question.

How qualified do you believe a teacher specializing in a subject such as geometry or home economics is to teach your child a complicated religious doctrine such as Transubstantiation or the Holy Trinity?

0% (0) I don't care how badly the teacher explains it
0% (0) The teacher should be adequately trained in religion to give a good explanation in class
20% (2) The teacher should stick to teaching only the subject which he is employed to teach
30% (3) Only special religion classes should be allowed to teach complicated religious concepts
50% (5) Complicated religious concepts should be left to the churches and not taught in public schools

10 voters have answered this question.

Who should decide which prayers your children pray in Public Schools?

0% (0) Leave it up to the teacher to preach whatever doctrine he or she wants
0% (0) Prayers should be determined by bureaucrats such as school boards
10% (1) Prayers should be determined by special committees
20% (2) Prayers should be determined by the Federal Government
0% (0) Prayers should be determined by the State Department of Education
70% (7) Students should be left to pray on their own without supervision by teachers or others in authority.

10 voters have answered this question.

If your child were required to pray in a way that you objected to, what would you do?

0% (0) I don't care what prayers my child prays
40% (4) I would organize with others like myself to place our own prayers in the school
40% (4) I would take my child out of that school and look for one with prayers I support
10% (1) I have no idea what I could do
10% (1) I would want the portion of my tax money going to support public education refunded!

10 voters have answered this question.

Thank you very much for your time and consideration. Comments are encouraged!

50% (5) I will comment
50% (5) No, I won't!

10 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2005-04-11 16:46:18 by zag
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