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Controversial church linked to tutors on state list

Title: Controversial church linked to tutors on state list
Date: Sunday, 1 March 2009
Publisher: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Authors: Cameron McWhirter, Heather Vogell
Main source: ajc.com

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A tutoring agency in Cobb County with ties to the Church of Scientology has drawn critics along with federal dollars. Applied Scholastics pledges to offer only secular lessons. But critics who lodged four complaints last year against the nonprofit — which uses Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard’s teachings — wrote they feared it wouldn’t keep ideology out of the classroom. State education officials began an annual inspection in February and will observe the group’s tutoring this month. The review will include ... [Read the rest at ajc.com]