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Should Teachers Be Allowed To Wear Religious Symbols At School?
Children will know what the belief system of their teachers are - even if the teacher does not explicitly state it.
When you wear a symbol that is meaningful to you, you are setting a positive example to take pride in your perspective, even if it is a minority point of view.
In a school in which a majority practice a certain religion, for students in religious-minority groups to be able to see that there are other people in religious-minority groups in their school will help them to be feel more welcome and to have people with whom they share something in common.
This is absurd; personal beliefs do not come into it in the slightest when teaching. If they do, that is a lack on the part of the teacher.
Some people wear crosses because they like how it looks or because it was a gift or because of pressure by family. Some may even be wearing it sarcastically (a satanist wearing a cross). Wearing the symbol does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the viewers.
This is not necessarily the case; a teacher's personal affiliations - religious, political or otherwise - need not be disclosed to children.