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Kansas Regents zero out tuition hikes for in-state undergrads

The Kansas Board of Regents pressured state university officials to rethink tuition hikes, and the schools did just that. In-state tuition for undergraduates at all state campuses will be flat or reduced ...

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Commencement speech faith remarks by Christian school board member defended by Muslims

A Wisconsin school board member is being supported by Christians and Muslims after he was criticized for mentioning his faith during a high school commencement speech. Alvin Dupree is a school board ...

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Hillcrest needs clothing donations this weekend

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As you are cleaning out the basement or your bedroom closets this weekend, remember area ministries in need of clothing donations. Hillcrest Ministries is in particular need of items. When you donate ...

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Active shooter drills terrorizing children, says columnist

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School districts are actually terrorizing children rather than making them feel safe with active shooter drills. New York Post columnist Karol Markowicz says they are unnecessary and should not be a staple ...

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How liberalism destroyed education and how to fix it

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In 1953, historian and educator Hilda Neatby ignited controversy by publishing “So Little for the Mind: An Indictment of Canadian Education.” She wanted to know why otherwise bright high school students entering ...

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2019 Christian School Graduates Listed

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Across the area, Christian schools will hold graduation ceremonies this month. Metro Voice is continuing our 15 year tradition of acknowledging the hard work of these graduates by publishing their names as ...

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High school textbook lists Trump primary voters as racist, Christians bigots

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Many Advanced Placement students will be using a new textbook that indicates President Trump as mentally ill and his supporters as angry and racist. The American History textbook By the People: A History ...

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Student claims teacher said Trump not appropriate hero for school project

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A New York television is reporting that a mother claims her 11-year-old daughter was not allowed to use President Trump as her hero for a class assignment. Bella Moscato, a sixth-grader at the ...

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Summer camp opportunities abound across area

Across the region there are great summer camp offerings and other resources for families and children of all ages. Summer camps and programs are a perfect way for kids to connect with ...

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Christian education initiative sounds alarm on public schools

A new coalition of evangelical leaders in the education space just announced a campaign to promote Christian education, all while educating parents and pastors on the dangers that government schools present to ...

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Free Christian K-12 education expo helps parents decide

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Do you have questions about private education? Wondering what options are available to you or someone you know? Metro Voice will host its 21st Annual Midwest Christian K-12 Education Expo Saturday, March ...

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Kansas students prepare to compete in the 2019 KidWind Challenge

Kansas high school and middle school students will compete in the ultimate wind energy learning experience beginning next week. They have done their homework when it comes to wind power and used ...

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Christian Education Expo March 2

Metro Voice will host its 21st Annual Midwest Christian Education & College Expo Saturday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free event has been attended by tens of thousands ...

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Vice President Pence’s wife attacked for new job at Christian school

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The battle to force private schools and churches to hire LGBT and cross-gender teachers, pastors and staff is heating up after the new job of the wife of Vice President Pence was ...

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Chris Pratt slammed by TV Guide as ‘problematic’ for his beliefs

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On Christmas, a day deemed to be one of the most cheerful of the year, TV Guidereleased an article targeting famed Hollywood actor Chris Pratt. His rising popularity landed Pratt on their “12 ...

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MNU capital campaign surpassing $40 million

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MidAmerica Nazarene University leaders today announced that they anticipate donations to its largest-ever capital campaign will surpass $40 million in the next few days. With more than two-thirds of the Bright Futures ...

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4 ‘American Idol’ alumni who praise Jesus through their music

When American Idol first premiered in 2002, many aspiring artists saw this as their golden ticket into the music industry. After auditioning for a panel of celebrity judges, contestants earn their way through the ...

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Midwest Christian Education & Expo College March 2

The Midwest Christian Education and College Expo returns in March with over 60 colleges, private K-12 schools from both Missouri and Kansas, and homeschooling resources. This is the 21st Annual Midwest Christian Education Expo and ...

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‘Ya’ll don’t do that again,’ principal told praying students

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A Texas middle school has backtracked and will now allow its students to pray openly during lunch again after forcing them to hide any praying from the view of other students. Hannah ...

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School computer science gets boost from Gov. Parson

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed a bill to allow high schoolers to apply a computer science credit toward math, science or practical art credits needed for graduation. Parson signed the bill ...

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Autistic boy fails exams, gets encouraging letter from loving teacher

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A teacher has shown there’s a lot more to a person than what a test can show. Her honest and encouraging act of kindness, expressed through her letter to an autistic student ...

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Libraries sued for giving kids access to online porn

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A group of concerned parents is suing the Colorado Library Consortium and a data company for allegedly distributing pornography to unsuspecting students. “This case is about two things: protecting children and calling out corporate ...

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University bans clapping to ‘avoid triggering anxiety’ — so jazz hands will be used for inclusivity

Students will likely no longer clap during student union events at the University of Manchester in Manchester, England. According to a Sept. 28 issue of the university’s newspaper, The Mancunion, the students’ union passed ...

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“Bring Your Bible to School Day” is Oct. 4, with a chance to meet Sadie Robertson

More than 500,000 students from across the United States will join the Bring Your Bible to School movement on Thursday, Oct. 4. The annual student-led event, now in its fifth year, provides ...

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Silver Dollar City rewards teachers with ‘Dream Big’ initiative

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Imagine what a teacher can do for a classroom with an extra $1,000 in funding.  Well, ten highly-nominated teachers from Missouri and Arkansas are setting out to show us in Silver Dollar ...

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