Another state has passed legislation in an effort to bring its classrooms back from woke ideology and fringe theories towards a more God-centered atmosphere. In recent years, teachers have taken more liberties in terms of pushing their own narratives on students via classroom decorations, posters, etc., often to the chagrin of some parents.
Now in Louisiana, the state is requiring “In God We Trust” to be displayed in every public classroom. The law, HB 8, went into effect this week, just in time for the upcoming school year in the Bayou State. It is a welcome step in the right direction for public classrooms.
According to the new legislation, each public school classroom “shall display the national motto in each building it uses and classroom in each school under its jurisdiction.” The state has also set firm guidelines on where and how the motto is to be displayed in terms of size and composition.
Undoubtedly, if standards weren’t set regarding size, many teachers or schools that didn’t feel compelled to follow the law would simply hide the national motto somewhere in each room just to technically be compliant. That won’t be the case in Louisiana.
The law outlines the standards as follows: “The nature of the display shall be determined by each governing authority with a minimum requirement that the national motto shall be displayed on a poster or framed document that is at least eleven inches by fourteen inches. The motto shall be the central focus of the poster or framed document and shall be printed in a large, easily readable font.”