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Only in America

Only in America: The Bible ban

A boy is banned from bringing his Bible to school — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A Michigan public school banned an autistic 8-year-old boy from bringing his Bible to class. Jason Cross likes to read the Bible during free time, his mom said, but officials at Highview Elementary told him that the book is "only for church, not for school." Only when a reporter called did the superintendent reverse the policy.