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Dr. Seuss meets cancel culture as school district alleges ‘radical undertones’

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Dr. Seuss has become the latest victim of cancel culture after a Virginia school district told teachers to ditch the books. The Loudoun County Public Schools district removed the books from reading ...

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Retired educator sees first-hand the harm of virtual learning

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Fall this year brought with it many school challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many schools still have not returned to a normal routine. They are relying heavily on virtual learning which ...

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Schools districts attempt to monitor mental health of students during pandemic

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Local school districts are concerned about the mental health of students as the pandemic continues. “This time has called for us to really relook at how we provide services to families,” said ...

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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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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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Franklin Graham responds to Kansas school banning Operation Christmas Child

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Franklin Graham said he is disappointed after the atheist Freedom From Religion Foundation pressured a Kansas middle school to suspend donations to Operation Christmas Child. Graham expressed his disappointment over the decision ...

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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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Homeschooling soars as public school enrollment falls across nation

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According to a recent Gallup poll, the rate of homeschooling has doubled since last year to nearly 10 percent, while the rate of children enrolled in a public school declined seven percent ...

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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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8 Ways to pray as schools reopen

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As the 2019-2020 school year drew to a close no one could have imagined what challenges would be faced then and in the ensuing months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, great ...

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Pandemic closures and abuse take toll on children

Child abuse prevention advocates are concerned that the longer businesses, schools, and communities are shut down or limited, more children will become victims of violence and neglect. Hotlines are busy taking calls. ...

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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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Woman removes mask, coughs on baby, in social distancing attack

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Social distancing attacks have been taken to a whole new level after a woman assaulted a baby in a restaurant. Police have identified a woman, who purposely coughed on a baby, as ...

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Lockdowns may be permanently damaging mental health of children

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As lockdowns ease, many parents are still wondering if they will be able to send their children to church camp or if they’ll continue to spend time in lockdown. With children already ...

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President Trump sends message to the Class of 2020

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President Donald Trump today released a message of encouragement and hope to the nation’s Class of 2020. The President’s  message to graduates is provided in its entirety below. Office of the Press ...

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Free educational resources for homeschooling during crisis

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With schools shut down, many parents are being thrust into the brave new world of homeschooling for the first time. Free help and resources are available from several Christian organizations. One company, ...

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Hayden Brax crowned Miss Kansas USA 2020

Miss Kansas

Hayden Brax was crowned Miss Kansas USA 2020 on January 19 at Lied Center of Kansas in Lawrence. She will represent Kansas for the title of Miss USA 2020 in the national contest. Brax succeeds and ...

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Michelle Obama’s school lunch rules off the menu

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One of the Obama administration’s most unpopular policies was its meddling in the school lunch menus of millions of students. While Michelle Obama’s goals of improved nutrition were laudable, schools found it ...

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Lee’s Summit church pays off lunch debt for all students in district

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Every student in the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District will start the new year with a clean slate on lunch debt, thanks to the generosity of a local church. The Summit Church ...

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Montana high school bans FCA, faces lawsuit

FCA Montana

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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Happy Birthday, Kansas! Student Photo Contest now accepting entries

First grader Addison Maxwell of Larned photographed his family’s wheat harvest last year, showing vivid blue skies and golden grains. He received first place in his category in the Happy Birthday, Kansas! ...

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Girl made up story that media used to attack Karen Pence

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A Virginia sixth grader who claimed three of her white male classmates held her down and cut off her dreadlocks is now saying she made up the entire story. But the revelation may ...

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