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School threatens to drop student from honor society for community service done at church

By staff and wire services reports
March 12th, 2012

The Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology faces a federal lawsuit after reportedly threatening to drop a 17-year-old student from the National Honor Society after she completed her community service at a church, Todd Starnes reports on FOX News & Commentary. With the help of Matt Sharp, an attorney with the Alliance Defense Fund, the unidentified teen has filed a suit against the school for religious discrimination. According to the report, students wishing to be inducted into the National Honors Society must complete 12 hours of community service to earn a membership–the only problem in this case is that, according to the girl’s school district, hours cannot come from a religious organization, therefore invalidating her work…

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