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Bible Study Program Divides Rural VA Town

Religion in schools has one Virginia community divided. Eric Niiler reports from the rural town of Staunton on the community's decision to keep a supplemental and voluntary Bible study program. The program is offered off-campus, but happens during the school day.

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Eric Niiler
Eric Niiler reports for NPR's national desk. His work can be heard on All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and other NPR newsmagazines. Before moving to his current post, Niiler was a reporter for NPR's Day to Day program, and also filed pieces for NPR's national and science desks.
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