This is a most informative speech by David Barton, founder of Wallbuilders, who explains about the Christian Foundation of America. The videos are in total about 45 minutes long and well worth listening to. Barton is a historian who is extremely knowledgable about the Founding of America.
Out of the 56 that signed the Declaration of Independence, 29 had seminary degrees.
The first public school law in America in 1647 – The Old Deluder Satan Act – They believed that people should be able to read the Bible (which Satan didn’t want), so they wanted to teach children to read and write. For the next 320 years, the Bible was part of public education.
H/T goes to Right Scoop