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Harvard finds homeschooled kids turn out happy, well-adjusted, and engaged

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Researchers at Harvard University just released findings from their new study showing positive outcomes for homeschooled students. Writing in The Wall Street Journal last week, Brendan Case and Ying Chen of the Harvard Human Flourishing ...

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New education civil rights official threatened schools to put boys in girls locker rooms

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Christian groups are concerned about the Biden administration’s new assistant secretary for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Education. She has a well-documented history of strong-arming schools over transgender bathroom policies ...

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Condoleezza Rice on CRT: “We don’t have to make white kids feel bad for being white”

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Condoleezza Rice, former secretary of state for President George W. Bush, said making “white kids feel bad for being white” is not the way to empower black children. Her comments came during ...

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Students offering hope on campus during Bring Your Bible to School Day

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Christian students across the nation are sharing their faith on Thursday as part of the annual Bring Your Bible to School Day. The student-led initiative is sponsored by Focus on the Family and has ...

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Parents, civil rights groups try to stop Aztec prayers in California public schools

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California civil rights groups and parents have asked a court to stop Aztec prayers in public classrooms. The prayers are part of an Education’s Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum that includes a section ...

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Number of homeschooling families expected to skyrocket this fall

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Back-to-school sales are a sure sign that summer vacation is winding down. Many parents, however, will not be sending their kids back to traditional schools this fall. They’ll be homeschooling. “In Virginia ...

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Free online course reminds us why Americans need patriotism

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Have you noticed a decreasing sense of patriotism among younger Americans today? Have you seen the polls suggesting that they are increasingly attracted to socialism and other ideas destructive of liberty? To ...

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Washington State mandates Critical Race Theory in K-12 schools

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Washington State has become one of the first states to actually mandate the teaching of the controversial Critical Race Theory in public schools. Supporters of the bill contend it would help educators ...

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Republicans blast critical race theory as ‘divisive’ in letter to education secretary

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Republican Reps. Doug Lamborn of Colorado and Jeff Duncan of South Carolina have expressed their concern about teaching critical race theory in a letter to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona. “Civics and history ...

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Will pandemic build momentum for school choice?

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Across the nation, legislators are optimistic that the ongoing pandemic will provide the impetus to finally pass school choice legislation. That’s also true for Missouri where legislative leaders have spent the last ...

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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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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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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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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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The Bible and Public Schools

The year was 1963. In Abington School District v. Schempp, the Supreme Court doubled down on their previous year’s decision of Engel v. Vitale which banned school-led prayer in public schools. This ...

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Lawrence School Board votes to inhibit apprehension of illegal immigrants

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The Lawrence, Kansas Public School Board has voted to obstruct Federal law enforcement with a resolution targeting Immigration and Customs Enforcement efforts to apprehend individuals who are in the country illegally. The ...

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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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Christian education initiative sounds alarm on public schools

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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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