On balance, this is a good article that raises concerns that TM is religious and doesn't belong in public schools. It also presents the TM arguments that TM is not religious.
Concerned readers may be interested in a Letter to the Editor or two.
The Americans United for Separation of Church and State press release appears to be a response to the Newsweek article.
"Much Dispute About Nothing"
Transcendental meditation is meant to make kids calmer, happier. But for
some parents, it's having the opposite effect.
Americans United for Separation of Church and State
Maharishi Mistake: Why TM Doesn’t Belong In America’s Public Schools
H/T to Mike Doughney