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Christians aid ‘pop-up’ classrooms after Puerto Rico earthquakes

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When the most recent earthquakes started rumbling in Puerto Rico in December of 2019, it unnerved residents who were still anxious from Hurricane María, which pummeled the island two and a half ...

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University of Missouri uses app to track students

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New Students attending the University of Missouri (MU) will instantly be busted if they’re not in class. The University is requiring students to install a smartphone app designed to allow professors keep ...

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Numerous events planned in Missouri to commemorate School Choice Week

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Gov. Mike Parson has declared Jan. 26-Feb. 1 as School Choice Week in Missouri. In addition, the counties of Newton, Schuyler and Benton and the cities of St. Peters, Wentzville, Dixon, Moscow Mills, Des Peres and Moline Acres issued proclamations recognizing ...

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Holocaust Remembrance Day is a call to action

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Millions around the world are remembering the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. That liberation, seared into the history of humankind, took place Jan. ...

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800 real men to gather for huge choir

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A Kansas college will host over 800 young men Jan. 30 for the Real Men Sing vocal workshop. Bethany College, located in Lindsborg, Kan. and part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in ...

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How school choice has helped our families: A letter from two charter school parents

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We each make thousands of decisions in our lives, from large (Should I get married, and to whom?) to small (Should I have that extra slice of pie?). But one of the ...

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University of Missouri ends relationship with Confucius Institute

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The University of Missouri is cutting ties with the controversial Confucius Institute. Republican Sen. Josh Hawley has been critical of the relationship, the Columbia Daily Tribune reported. “These Confucius Institutes are, in ...

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Students talk to President about religious discrimination

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While it was virtually ignored in the news this week, students, teachers, coaches and religious freedom activists with diverse faith backgrounds visited the White House to talk about religious discrimination and intimidation. ...

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Montana high school bans FCA, faces lawsuit

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The fallout continues after a Montana high school last month banned Fellowship of Christian Athletes with a religious liberty group now stepping in to defend FCA. Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter ...

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UN schools for Palestinian children accused of teaching terrorism

The United Nations voted on Friday to renew the mandate of the U.N. body that provides schools to Palestinian children.  Only the US and Israel voted against the resolution.  Both have exposed ...

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Incoming Missouri House education chair is supporter of school choice

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Proponents of school choice again will have an ally in Jefferson City during the 2020 legislative session. The new Missouri House education committee chairman is focused on educational choice and says the ...

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Slugs and bugs and kids and faith

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Two new books have been released in the popular Christian children’s series Slugs & Bugs. “The Society of Extraordinary Raccoon Society” and “The Society of Extraordinary Raccoon Society on Boasting,” are the latest creations ...

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Teacher suspended after segregating students on political, religious and LGBT views

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After high school students reported they were segregated based on their political and religious views, officials have suspended the North Carolina teacher who did it. Spanish teacher Julia Lopp at South Johnson ...

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Evangel University receives Torah scroll that survived Holocaust

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A Christian university and seminary is thankful for the donation of a Torah scroll for use in research and academic studies. The Assemblies of God Theological Seminary of Evangel University was recently ...

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Sat-7 hosts ‘Week of Prayer’ for Christians in North Africa and Middle East

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Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of millions of people persecuted for their faith? Christians across the world will “Dare to Dream” as they intercede for the Middle ...

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New Center for Biblical Studies opens at Midwestern Seminary

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A new center designed to aid individuals with their study of the scriptures has opened in Kansas City. The Center for Biblical Studies at Midwestern Seminary opened October 3, offering another significant resource ...

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Early American history you should know…but probably don’t: Noah Webster

Noah Webster, School Master of the Nation and the Influence of His Faith. When the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, Noah Webster was a few months shy of his eighteenth ...

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Freedom From Religion Foundation takes aim at Oak Grove school district

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The Oak Grove School District in suburban Kansas City is under fire from the leftist organization, Freedom From Religion Foundation. The group, known for forcing school districts into expensive settlements over everything ...

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Pregnant teacher loses lawsuit against local Catholic diocese

A jury on Sept. 18 ruled in favor of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph in the case of a schoolteacher who said she had been fired for being single and pregnant, ...

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Christian school gives deaf Hondurans a voice

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“There goes that dumb kid,” people said. It was a half-truth. Hernan couldn’t speak because he couldn’t hear. Wandering the streets of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, it wasn’t long before the drug dealers picked ...

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In Cuba, homeschooling will land you in prison

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After refusing to send their daughter to a communist school where she was bullied for her faith, a Christian couple is now serving a prison sentence. The husband and wife, both pastors ...

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News Briefs: School technology failing? Walmart and guns; Certain e-cigarrettes banned; Man denies affair with Omar

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Today’s news briefs: Walmart to ban legally carried guns in all stores Walmart said it will stop selling ammunition for handguns and some rifles, and stop allowing shoppers to openly carry firearms even ...

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1619 Project rewrites American history through eyes of identity politics

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Nikole Hannah-Jones recently changed her Twitter background to a picture of the date July 4, 1776, crossed out and replaced with Aug. 20, 1619. She would like your kids to do the same. Hannah-Jones ...

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Christian charity helps 500,000 Rohingya children deprived of school

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Christian charity Tearfund is assisting refugee children who have fled from Myanmar and are not allowed to enter the education system in Bangladesh. Over half of the almost 1 million refugees currently ...

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Teachers may get more help on school supplies

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With kids heading back to school, parents are scrambling to pack lunches, double-check school supplies, and make sure everyone gets where they need to be on time — right after snapping some ...

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