COLUMBIA, S.C. A federal appeals court has upheld a South
Carolina program that allows high school students to earn elective
credit toward graduation through off-campus religious courses, a ruling
supporters touted Monday as a victory for religious education.
Supporters said the decision by the Fourth Circuit Court of
Appeals will likely prompt more districts to offer the option to
students. Oran Smith of the faith-based Palmetto Family Council said it
may end some school officials' fear of a court fight.
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