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Participation in Kansas KidWind Challenge quadruples, then gets cancelled due to COVID-19

Kansas KidWind Challenge

Many Kansas students were happy when school was cancelled, but others were disappointed. Among the latter were the many students across the state that were involved in the Kansas KidWind Challenge. Now, ...

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List of Kansas City area closings and cancellations over coronavirus

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As President Donald Trump  announced a national state of emergency today, Kansas City area institutions continued to respond to the coronavirus with closings and delays. Metro Voice is not listing churches. Check ...

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Missouri bill to give private and public schools same minimum wage exemption

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The Missouri House this week passed a bill that would exempt religious and private schools from the state’s minimum-wage law. In 2018, Missouri voters approved incrementally raising the state’s minimum wage to ...

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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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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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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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Austin school district to teach sodomy to 8-year-olds, use gender-neutral names for parents

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Children as young as 8-years-old will learn how to engage in sodomy, after the Austin, Texas school district voted to approve a new sex education program. The instructions will include how to ...

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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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See You at the Pole this week

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This year’s ‘See You at the Pole’ prayer rally is set for Wednesday, Sept. 25. It’s an event organized and led by students around the world. According to the SYATP organization’s website, it’s just ...

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FCA’s Fields of Faith set for October 9 at nation’s high schools

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Hundreds of thousands of high school athletes are taking a stand for Christ as the new school year kicks off. Nearly 250,000 students, coaches and community members are expected to come together ...

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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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China removes word ‘bible’ from Robinson Crusoe

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Authorities in China have continued to crack down on the Christian faith, this time by erasing faith-based words from children’s stories contained within school workbooks. According to persecution watchdog The Barnabus Fund, the ...

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LA Times condemns leftist California ethnic curriculum as ‘group think’

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Jewish leaders say a new ethnic studies curriculum proposed by the California Department of Education “effectively erases the American Jewish experience” and “would institutionalize the teaching of antisemitic stereotypes” in public schools. ...

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Overland Christian helps students pursue truth

overland christian

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 pursue ...

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Active shooter drills terrorizing children, says columnist

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School districts are actually terrorizing children rather than making them feel safe with active shooter drills. New York Post columnist Karol Markowicz says they are unnecessary and should not be a staple ...

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EU moves to stop Palestinian textbooks that teach kids to be jihadists

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After a study found that Palestinian textbooks used in schools are teaching kids to be jihadists, the European Union said it will begin examining new Palestinian school textbooks before they are released. ...

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Parents of Kindergartners protest new California sex ed guidelines

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Under new guidelines issued by the state, teachers in California may now tell kindergartners they may be LGBTQ. Educators may also advise teenagers about sex acts among same-sex individuals. The guidance does ...

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Local school on lockdown after threat

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KMBC TV reports that a lockdown and extra security measures are in place Thursday morning at Académie Lafayette where a teacher found a threatening note. As students arrive Thursday, staff members will ...

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Gov. Kelly signs 16 bills into law

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Kansas Governor Laura Kelly signed 16 bills into law the week of April 8. The laws included one dictating the minimum number of safety drills that schools across the state are required ...

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Legislator hopes to increase biblical literacy among students

literacy education

Is biblical literacy important in society? Last March, the Wall Street Journal’s (WSJ) Timothy Puko wrongly reported that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke of Moses bringing “water from Iraq.”  In reality, Netanyahu ...

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US State Department lied to hide Palestinian terrorist efforts

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A new report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office says the U.S. State Department lied to Congress in recent years regarding actions by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, or UNRWA. It concerns ...

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Some doubt wisdom of teaching the Bible in schools

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A movement to start Bible classes in public schools is gaining ground. Seven states already recognize these classes and six more could soon follow. The legislators and organizations behind this latest effort ...

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Don’t miss this cool college fair in Kansas City

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Deciding what to do after high school? Checking out colleges and other options? Here’s the cool thing: There’s an event in Kansas City that brings together colleges and other options from across ...

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Free Christian K-12 education expo helps parents decide

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Do you have questions about private education? Wondering what options are available to you or someone you know? Metro Voice will host its 21st Annual Midwest Christian K-12 Education Expo Saturday, March ...

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Injuries, accidents result of schools not cancelling Wednesday

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Parents across the region are fuming after dozens of injuries and car accidents in school parking lots as most suburban schools remained open Wednesday despite icy conditions. It should not have been ...

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