Friday, April 8, 2011

Biblical Studies Offered To Junior High Students At U.S School

Becky Yeh - OneNewsNow California correspondent - 4/8/2011 4:05:00 AM
The California Released Time Christian Education program is driving its way into junior high schools, and one Christian education leader says the program is reaching out to students during a "tender age."

In the midst of a busy school day, several white mini-buses coated with colorful drawings pull up near bustling classrooms, taking groups of students out of school for an hour. Students pack into the vibrantly decorated buses and are taken off-site to be taught the Bible and about loving others.

In the Chino Valley Unified School District, the program is now being offered to those in junior high school. James Na, president of the region's school district, tells OneNewsNow that the program is flourishing. He points out that pre-teens and early teens are in a critical age in life and must be given the foundation of biblical truth.

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