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Midwest Parent Educators Graduating Seniors 2022

The 2022 graduating class of Midwest Parent Educators. Julia Aubrey Cameron Barnes Kallie Brown Tanner Casto Lawrence Clark Emerine Cochran Megan Collins Noah Costlow Isaac David Ashley Fields Grace Fineout Sage Friedline ...

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The Satanic Temple sues school district over denial of club

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The Satanic Temple has filed a civil lawsuit against a Pennsylvania elementary school after the school turned down a request to form an after-school Satan Club. The proposed club for Northern Elementary ...

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John Ashcroft will speak at upcoming luncheon for area pastors, ministry leaders

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John Ashcroft, former U.S. attorney general and Missouri governor and senator, will be the keynote speaker for an upcoming event for local pastors and ministry leaders. The Missouri Renewal Project is sponsoring ...

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Americans less likely to support Disney after its opposition to Florida parental rights law

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Disney may pay a steep price for opposing Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Act. Nearly seven in 10 likely American voters said they are less likely to do business with Disney as ...

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Opinion: Missouri House approves Parents’ Bill of Rights

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The Missouri House has approved legislation that would give parents a greater say in the education their children receive. The House gave first-round approval to HB 1858, which creates the Parents’ Bill ...

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Students First Initiative promotes transparency in Missouri schools

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Transparency in schools has become a hotly debated topic across the nation. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt this week announced the launch of the Students First Initiative. Its goal is to create ...

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Kansas teacher sues district after punishment for not using student’s preferred pronouns

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A Kansas school district is accused of suspending and reprimanding a teacher for “discrimination and harassment” after she refused to use a student’s preferred first name and gender pronouns. The teacher also ...

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Midwest Christian College Expo is Feb. 26 in Kansas City

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Christian colleges from across the nation will visit Kansas City Feb. 26 for the two-state region’s largest private college fair. The 24th annual Christian College Expo will feature over 50 Christian colleges ...

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Trust issues. Responding to our cultural authority crisis

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In his book The Last Word, atheist philosopher Thomas Nagel, talked about an authority crisis – a “the fear of religion”: “… I don’t mean to refer to the entirely reasonable hostility toward certain ...

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U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear two cases about affirmative action in higher education

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The fate of race-based affirmative action programs in higher education will be reviewed in pair of cases that the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear. These cases, Students for Fair Admissions ...

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Missouri Senate committee debates expanding charter schools

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The Missouri Senate Education Committee is considering a bill that would allow charter schools to expand beyond just Kansas City and St. Louis, Missourinet reported. The bill comes as, for the first ...

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Missouri House begins debate on parents’ bill of rights

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The Missouri Legislature wasted little time in tackling the numerous education bills that have been filed in the new session. The House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee on Tuesday began discussion on ...

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Dozens of education bills await Missouri legislators as new session begins

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Education is a hot topic in Missouri as the 101st General Assembly’s Second Session begins this week. More than 100 bills concerning education awaited lawmakers as they returned to Jefferson City on ...

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Parents’ rights, education have voters fired up for 2022 midterm elections

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Voters will return to the polls next November, with the midterm elections being among the most highly anticipated in recent years. Much of that enthusiasm is being driven by parents. Although midterms ...

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Supreme Court hears arguments in school choice, parental rights case

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday heard oral arguments in an important school choice case. Carson v. Makin challenges a Maine law that prohibits parents from using a state student-aid program if ...

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Twelve previously homeless men to graduate from City Union Mission program

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On Tuesday, Dec. 7, twelve previously homeless men will participate in a special ceremony as they graduate from City Union Mission. Supporters of the Mission are invited to attend as these men ...

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Coach sues after he was fired for replacing BLM poster with one about Jesus caring for all lives

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A former college coach has filed a lawsuit saying his First Amendment rights were violated when he was fired for removing a BLM poster from his office door at Illinois State University. ...

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Attorney general proposes Parents’ Bill of Rights in Missouri

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Parents’ rights have been at the forefront of the battle over critical race theory and school closings during the pandemic. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is encouraging lawmakers to pass a Parents’ ...

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Kansas City charter schools enrollment surpasses public schools

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For the first time ever, more K-12 students in Kansas City are enrolled in charter schools than in traditional public schools. Charter schools are public schools that operate outside the control of the ...

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Go big or go home: Missouri governor wants bold ideas for budget surplus

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Some of the recent massive spending by Congress will make its way to Missouri. Gov. Mike Parson is looking for bold ideas for part of those funds that have created a budget ...

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Leading pastors say churches need to teach Bible prophecy

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Many Christians are turning to Bible prophecy to make sense of a fast-changing world. Pastors who choose not to preach on Bible prophecy are failing to teach 20 to 40 percent of ...

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FBI whistleblower: Agents using counterterrorism efforts against parents

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A whistleblower has outed the FBI for using counterterrorism resources to investigate parents at school board meetings. The allegations were included in letter sent by Republican members of the House Judiciary this ...

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Parents emerge as powerful political force following recent elections

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Parents across the nation have become a unified and powerful force while raising education to the top of public concern. The parent rights movement will now be a critical issue for the ...

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Auschwitz exhibit at Union Station extended until March 2022

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If you’ve been to the Auschwitz exhibit at Union Station, you know that it has brought visitors from around the world. Now area residents have more opportunities to view the record-setting exhibit. ...

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Parents concerned over CRT play role in local school board elections

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Provoked by a number of outrages across the country, parents have begun pushing back on politicians, school boards, and educators who use children as guinea pigs in radical social experiments and left-wing ...

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