Publishing Organization

American Academy of Religion (AAR)


The American Academy of Religion (AAR) has published a guide on public education about religions at Guidelines for Teaching About Religion in K‐12 Public Schools in the United States (as a PDF), produced by the AAR’s Religion in the Schools Task Force and published in April 2010. The document contains information much like that in the First Amendment Center guidelines, but has much more on teacher education opportunities, and approaches from a religious studies perspective. This guide is also the basis of an addendum to the C-3 Framework for Social Studies published by the National Council for the Social Studies.

Type of Resource

Teacher’s guide

Topic Category
  • Teaching about religions
  • World religions
  • Contemporary Muslim regions
  • Current events
Grade Level
  • Elementary
  • Middle School
  • High School