Teaching Yoga In Schools Doesn't Violate Religious Freedom, Court Rules

April 6, 2015 6:40 PM

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Teaching Yoga In Schools Doesn't Violate Religious Freedom, Court Rules

Pathways in Technology Early College High School, which opened in 2011, is not your average public high school in Brooklyn, New York. The vocational school is run in collaboration with IBM and goes to grade 14, allowing students to graduate with an associate degree. Its interesting model hasn't gone unnoticed. In October 2013, President Obama spoke at the school. "You guys have opportunities here that you don't find in most high schools yet. ... You'll be in demand," he said.

This public, specialized New York City school is for students gifted in music and the arts. Students enrolled in this school study "studio majors," including art studio, dance studio, drama and technical theatre studio and music studio. The school gained notoriety in the 1980s as the inspiration for...

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