Why ‘In God We Trust” Signs in Every Classroom is a Bad Idea

Educator Barnes
2 min readJan 22, 2020

Sen. Dennis Kruse, R-Auburn, has introduced a controversial bill during the 2020 Indiana legislative session. Senate Bill 131, National Motto in Schools, would require, if passed, that schools would have the national motto, “In God We Trust” posted in every classroom and school library. In addition, the bill also would require the United States flag and the Indiana flag also be placed…

Educator Barnes

Educator Barnes is a middle school administrator & education journalist. Formerly, she was a librarian, literacy coach, & English teacher.