Rep. Skyler Wheeler Pushes Bible Electives In Schools, But Not Koran Ones

Should Iowa public school students have social study elective courses for Bible literacy? Northwest Iowa Representative Skyler Wheeler hopes so, and his bill to require local school boards to consider offering it passed a subcommittee today of the Iowa House. House File 2031 would direct the State Board of Education to create course standards for Bible literacy classes that would be offered as elective courses. Local school boards would have the option of whether or not to implement that, and it would require a majority vote of those school boards to create them. As an elective, no student would be […]