Oklahoma public schools required to teach Bible, which education chief touts as a 'necessary historical document' | 27 June 2024 | Oklahoma public schools will be required to teach students the Bible as a "necessary historical document" - a week after Louisiana directed the Ten Commandments be posted in every classroom. State Superintendent Ryan Walters revealed the controversial edict, which critics argue is unconstitutional and could end up being fought in court. "It is essential that our kids have an understanding of the Bible and its historical context," the Republican told reporters.

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