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Missouri ranks 17th, Kansas 36th in education freedom, Heritage Foundation report finds

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Missouri ranks No. 17 in the nation in overall education freedom, according to a new report from The Heritage Foundation. The state is in the top 10 in school choice, regulation and ...

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California teachers union allegedly spied on parents during pandemic

California’s largest teachers union had a researcher spy on parents who fought for their children to return to classrooms during the pandemic. The tactic was confirmed by emails obtained through public records ...

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Virginia passes new guidelines reining in school districts over controversial gender policies

Virginia is pushing back against school districts with what supporters say is a common sense approach to gender. The state released new transgender student guidelines on Sept. 16 in response to growing ...

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3 reasons why mandating Kindergarten is harmful

Kindergarten may be valuable for some children, but it shouldn’t be compulsory – and the studies prove it. This back-to-school season, many parents are eager to drop-off their kindergarteners to begin the ...

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Americans increasingly dissatisfied with K-12 education

An increasing number of Americans are dissatisfied with the state of K-12 education in the nation, a new Gallup poll found. Only 42 percent of respondents said they are completely or somewhat ...

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White House takes flak for shifting blame to Republicans for school closings

Many students are struggling academically and socially after returning to school following two years of lockdowns and hybrid learning. Leading experts continue to criticize the Biden administration days after it attempted to ...

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Satanic Club school event to happen despite parent opposition

Pennsylvania school will allow a back-to-school “Satanic Club” event Sept. 24 despite restricting Christian meetings. Ashley Lynn Crider, a parent in the Northern York County School District, discussed what she calls the ...

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Area Christian schools among those awarded $3.8 Million in grants nationwide

As families continue to pull their children from public schools, numerous Christian schools are beginning the year with surprise funding. The Herzog Foundation is issuing the grants, totaling $3,813,800, to propel the ...

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In positive move, Saudi Arabia reforms school curricula to confront extremism

Saudi Arabia continues to deter extremism with the newest effort targeting school curricula. The country’s Education Ministry recently announced the introduction of a new curriculum for the kingdom’s schools,  which involves, among ...

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Florida Christian school remains true to biblical values despite death threats

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Despite death threats against its leaders, a private Christian school in Florida remains committed to biblical sexual values. “If I backed down from something like this, I’m abandoning what God has said ...

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Missouri teachers share frustrations over low pay, short staffs during state hearing

Teachers in Missouri schools may be in short supply this fall. The issue of teacher recruitment and retention “is literally the train coming at us through the tunnel,” said Rebeka McIntosh, a ...

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Town votes to defund library over sexually-explicit children’s book

After a library system in Michigan refused to remove sexually-explicit children’s books, the town overwhelmingly voted to defund the library. Jamestown, Michigan Library Board President Larry Walton doubled down on his decision ...

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Sending your kid to school will cost a lot more this year

Although back-to-school shopping is always expensive, parents this year must cope with the highest inflation in four decades. That’s in addition to real wages falling and expected higher taxes. As the cost ...

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Parents missed the LGBTQ curricula for decades

Across the country, parents are reacting with shock and outrage as they discover what their kids are learning in school. These children are being indoctrinated by an aggressive, one-sided, radical LGBTQ+ curriculum, ...

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Former education secretary calls for department to be eliminated

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Betsy DeVos, who was secretary of education during the Trump administration, would like to see her old department eliminated. “I personally think the Department of Education should not exist,” she said at ...

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Summit Christian Academy is empowering students for God-given potential

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Since 1989, Summit Christian Academy has empowered students to achieve their God given potential through excellent academics and spiritual training in a compassionate environment. Over the past 33 years, SCA has grown ...

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Northland Christian Schools: helping students learn, love, and lead the world to Christ

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At Northland Christian Schools, providing a Christian education means more to us than simply providing Bible courses. From the tiniest Trailblazer to graduates, our staff and faculty pursue a holistic integration of ...

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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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Confidence in nearly all institutions, including the church, dropped since last year

Confidence in nearly every American institution – including the church – has dropped over the past year, a new Gallup poll finds. The yearly poll asks respondents to share how much confidence, ...

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Half-day seminar on gender issues, CRT will be July 16

Do you have questions about the current debate over gender issues or critical race theory? You can attend a free afternoon conference sponsored by Concerned Women for America of Missouri. The event ...

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Overdiagnosis of ADHD is especially rampant among white children

White children are especially likely to be overdiagnosed and overtreated for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) during elementary school. That is the key finding from our recent peer-reviewed study. We analyzed data from ...

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Biden administration working with Soros-funded group on gender policy

The Biden administration’s Title IX gender proposal is eerily similar to that from a George Soros-funded advocacy group. The proposal contains rules on anti-transgender bias in schools, reversing Trump-era guidance. Governing for ...

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Supreme Court rules in favor of coach who was fired for praying after football games

The Supreme Court has upheld religious expression in another high-profile case ruling 6-3 that Washington state violated First Amendment religious freedom protections when it fired a praying football coach. Joseph Kennedy had ...

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Australia ends support of religious chaplains serving in public schools

Australia may soon lose a beloved component of its public schools – chaplains. An institution in Australian schools, the national school chaplaincy program provided a trusted, caring and affirming presence in school ...

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Hobby Lobby’s Green family donates  $10 million to Evangel University

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The Green family, which owns Hobby Lobby and Mardel bookstores, this week donated $10 million to Evangel University in Springfield. The funds will support several initiatives, including the complete renovation of a ...

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