Giovanni Rubeo, a student at Park Lakes elementary was allowed to bring books to school of his choosing since he was in the accelerated reading program. he brought his Bible. He did not intend to read aloud from it, teach from it or convince others about its content. His teacher told him books like the Bible were not allowed in her classroom. The teacher asked the boy to call home and Miss Thomas the teacher left a terse message for the boys father
The Liberty institute got involved and their attorney demanded the school send a letter of apology for their actions.
The school information is as follows:
Park Lakes Elementary School
3925 N State Road 7
Lauderdale Lakes, Florida
Principal: Orinthia Diaz