Head of Detroit Board of Education, Darryl Redmond, Proposes Prayer Rooms in Public Schools Hot

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Darryl Redmond, a church pastor and the new head of the Detroit Board of Education, proposes that prayer rooms be established in all Detroit public schools. There is no explanation from Darryl Redmond about why schools should be supporting or encouraging prayer in this manner.

Margaret Betts, a member of the Detroit Board of Education, agrees and says that such rooms should be created "where a person can go and meditate or pray... The day we took prayer out of our school is the day we changed the personality of the whole environment... We've got to bring what's right back."

Chapels or special rooms are set aside for religious purposes to the bill required that public money be spent constructing and maintaining the rooms.

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