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FCA announces ‘Pursue’ is 2021 ministry theme

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes is urging athletes to move from state of uncertainty to a position of confidence as they move into the new year. “It is important that we continue exercising ...

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New Missouri House speaker prioritizes education, adoption

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Newly elected Missouri House Speaker Rob Vescovo, a Republican from Arnold, made education a top priority in his address to members on Wednesday. “As a student who struggled, I believe I do ...

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How childhood play enriches education

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When I was a kid, my parents let me play. I grew up homeschooled, so I had more time than other kids—the bulk of which was spent running wild. I did do ...

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Missouri education leaders tackle statewide teacher shortage

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Missouri, facing an ongoing shortage of K-12 teachers, hopes to encourage the high school students of today to become the teachers of tomorrow. “They are sitting in our high schools today,” Dr. ...

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Saudi Arabia removes anti-Israel material from all textbooks

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The Trump administration continues to nurture peace efforts in the Middle East with Saudi Arabia announcing they’ve removed anti-Israel material from textbooks. The move comes after years of President Donald Trump and ...

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From police reform to expanded mail-in ballots, the Missouri Senate prepares for 2021 session

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Like everyone else, the Missouri Senate is eager for 2021 to arrive. These are some of the pre-filed bills that will be addressed in the upcoming legislative session. The session will cover ...

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Number of “F” grades soaring as schools close

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Many people have speculated that school lockdowns are hurting students and grades, and new research backs them up. The number of students receiving “F” marks is soaring this year in the Fairfax, ...

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On Giving Tuesday, help Anita and Dwight educate young people about the Holocaust

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Giving Tuesday is an opportunity to support worthy causes. We would like you to consider helping educate today’s young people about the Holocaust. In 2019, Dwight and I launched the educational non-profit ...

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His Lions and BLAZE Arts program aims to inspire youth to create with faith in mind

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A Kansas City-based arts organization is joining forces with a wellness group to train youth in visual media with a spiritual twist. “Something was needed in homeschooling and Christian education to help ...

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Study finds virtual learning destroys student achievement

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Is virtual learning, as a result of the pandemic, dumbing-down America’s schoolchildren? That’s the finding of a new study of student outcomes conducted by Virginia’s largest school system. The study compared this ...

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Hear the success stories of Missouri Right to Life-Western Region

I think everyone loves a good success story. They motivate and move us; impress and inspire us. Whenever I attend a pro-life event, whether it’s for Advice and Aid, 40 Days for ...

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Missouri Right to Life – Western Region sharing a message of life

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Missouri Right to Life, founded in 1974 as a response to the outcry over the legalization of abortion, is a National Right to Life affiliate and our state’s oldest and largest grass-roots ...

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Missouri legislators express concern about effectiveness of remote education

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Several Missouri leaders are concerned about the impact of remote education on students. The Subcommittee on Appropriations — Education shared their message to a group of Missouri K-12 education officials this week. ...

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Fired teacher who questioned gender studies sues Christian school

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After sharing two Facebook posts that questioned gender fluidity, a teacher at a British Christian school has been fired. She’s now suing her former employer for alleged discrimination and harassment on the ...

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How school will look in the age of Covid

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Before Covid, the question of the relative value of digital versus face-to-face instruction in a school setting never came up. Children were learning face-to-face while still spending a certain amount of time ...

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Missouri parents want schools to stop blocking their online access

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Many families continue to evaluate their options as the new school year approaches. Earlier this week, several Missouri parents and the National Center for Public School Options testified before the state Joint ...

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Smartphones get an ‘F’ for lowering student grades

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It’s never been easier for the average student to find the answer to a tough question using a smartphone. Across the nation, teachers regularly battle the distraction smartphones provide. From social media ...

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Schools looking for space could turn to churches – doing so has a rich history

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Could places of worship ease the burden of schools looking to reopen while giving students space to social distance? Working with churches might not be such an outlandish suggestion. With space at ...

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CDC now strongly favors schools reopening in fall

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As polls show an overwhelming majority of both Democrats and Republicans believe schools should reopen, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says the science now backs it up. The nation’s ...

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Missouri schools face teacher and bus driver shortage

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Fear surrounding Covid-19 will make it even harder for Missouri schools to fill staff positions this fall according to state news outlets. This even as CDC data shows children are the lowest-risk ...

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Plaza Heights Christian Academy Combines Academic and Spiritual

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Providing students with a quality education is essential if they hope to meet the demands of college and career. Plaza Heights Christian Academy believes that a student needs to be equally prepared ...

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Summit Christian Academy is ‘inspiring excellence in learning’

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Since 1989, Summit Christian Academy has prepared students for spiritual leadership and academic excellence. SCA has grown from 32 students to 775 and has been ranked as one of the top five ...

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Timothy Lutheran School: Best Kept Secret in Blue Springs

Timothy Lutheran School (TLS), established in 2001, is located at 301 E Wyatt Rd, Blue Springs, MO. Headed by Ken Holland, Principal, TLS serves 110 students, grades Preschool – 8, with a ...

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Overland Christian School Helps Students Pursue Truth

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Located at 74th and Metcalf in Overland Park, Kan., Overland Christian Schools offers quality Christian education for students K-3 through high school. Since 1938, OCS has offered students a Christ-centered atmosphere to ...

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Hope Lutheran Is Ready For Fall

Hope Lutheran School is looking forward to the 2020-2021 school year. We had a e-learning successful finish during our COVID-19 shutdown in the spring. Our highlights included: our teaching platform pivoted rapidly to support e-learning 1-to-1 devices ...

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