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Proposed bill would defund schools that hide transgender agenda from parents

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Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., has introduced a bill that would defund schools that allow students to hide their chosen gender identity or preferred pronouns from their parents. “Parents have a fundamental, constitutionally ...

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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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Today In Christian history: Thomas Barnardo’s head grew heavy

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On this evening, September 19, 1905, sixty-year-old “Dr.” Thomas Barnardo complained that his head felt heavy. Asking his wife to allow him to rest it on her for a moment, he slipped ...

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Missouri partners with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to provide books to children

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The state of Missouri is teaming up with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to promote childhood literacy. A new state law designates at least $5 million in state funding annually toward the effort. ...

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Satanic Club school event to happen despite parent opposition

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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

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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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Public school enrollment down by two million students even after pandemic

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Around two million students have left public schools since the beginning of the pandemic, according to Education Next, a nonpartisan research group. Researchers found that from 2020 to 2022, enrollment in public ...

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Whole Foods founder warns socialists “taking over” America

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Whole Foods founder and CEO John Mackey is warning that “socialists are taking over” the U.S. Mackey made the statement during a Thursday podcast with Reason Magazine and it mirrors what more and ...

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

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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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Parents missed the LGBTQ curricula for decades

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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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Rising demand and record inflation drive crisis for food banks nationwide

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Rising inflation and increasing demand are squeezing food banks across the nation. “We own a fleet of semis,” says Mike Hoffman, inventory and logistics director at Midwest Food Bank, a Christian charity ...

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Mike Vogt uses his business to make lives better

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“My nicknames were ‘golden boy’ and ‘lucky,’” Mike Vogt says of his early vocational journey. He’d just left college when he landed his first job as a draftsman for stair lifts and ...

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

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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

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

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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

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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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Summit Christian Academy history teacher honored by national organization

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A local Christian school teacher is being honored for making history come alive for his students. Greg Finch has been named the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Outstanding ...

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“When the coals start to dance.” Matthew Burnett teaches blacksmithing to a new generation

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Matthew Burnett is on a mission to keep the skills of blacksmithing alive and share them with a new generation. He founded the Missouri Schools of Blacksmithing and Missouri School of Plain ...

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Americans from all backgrounds agree on importance of parental rights

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Parents rights are expected to be a critical issue in this fall’s midterm elections after creating headlines like never before. The survey comes as national outlets seemingly fight against parents with stories ...

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Where does your state come in for a love of reading?

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New research is revealing which states have the highest love for reading. The data comes at a time when some feared reading was on the decline as the public seemingly spent more ...

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Increased charter school funding goes to Missouri House

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The Missouri Legislature is moving closer to providing increased funding for charter schools. The Senate passed a bill by a vote of 29 to five, and it now will go back to the ...

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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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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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