Pender County School Board drops Bible classes


PENDER COUNTY — The Pender County School Board is making some big changes to its curriculum.

Monday night the county school board decided to eliminate Bible classes from local schools completely.

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The reason? They say the folks teaching the classes simply are not certified.

Board members say it will take two things to bring this class back next year: a certified teacher that’s willing to teach the class and a modified curriculum that encompasses all world religion, not just Christianity.