August 14, 2019 | Joel Porter
Two months after Governor Ivey signed the bill, public schools in Alabama can now offer classes studying the Bible. This fall, Morgan County High Schools will start offering a class on scripture…
Leaders from the Christian university in North Carolina offered to partner with Morgan County schools to offer a new course called ‘Survey of the Bible’. Families were invited to find out more about a new Bible course at the county school board meeting on Tuesday.
“It does package a lot of information in a hurry because you’re going to take a journey through the entire Bible,” Petitt said.
“That’s not something I get a lot of at church. So, I’m excited to learn more about the history of it,” Priceville High School junior Allison Flanagan said.
Survey of the Bible is an online elective, which will be available to students at all five Morgan County high schools. Since their schedules are already set, school leaders say students won’t have to drop a class in order to take it….
Students can earn college credit for passing the Bible course. Piedmont leaders say once the pilot class is finished, they could offer up to four courses next year….
(Excerpt from WHNT News 19.)