The Sabine Parish school system and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) have reached a settlement in the case of a Buddhist sixth-grader whose family alleged he was being persecuted and harassed at his public school regarding his religious views.
In a February story
, The Independent
's Walter Pierce profiled the family and the school, where a large portrait of Jesus Christ hangs over the front entrance.
The case was settled March 14 at U.S. District Court in Shreveport.
Read more about the terms of the settlement at The Ind
, as well as on ABC News
and in a press release from the ACLU