(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-8106879304633798", enable_page_level_ads: true });
Home / Tag: schools

Tag Archives: schools

How one young woman brought ‘black minds’ to the school debate

black minds

Why ‘Black Minds Matter’ could be a game-changer for families in struggling schools. Growing up on the east side of Jacksonville, Florida, the daughter of a teenage mother, Denisha Merriweather was failing. ...

Read More »

Missouri Senate committee debates expanding charter schools

missouri charter

The Missouri Senate Education Committee is considering a bill that would allow charter schools to expand beyond just Kansas City and St. Louis, Missourinet reported. The bill comes as, for the first ...

Read More »

Missouri House begins debate on parents’ bill of rights

missouri parents

The Missouri Legislature wasted little time in tackling the numerous education bills that have been filed in the new session. The House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee on Tuesday began discussion on ...

Read More »

Fellowship of Christian Athletes distributed 200,000 Bibles in 2021

fellowship bibles

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes, which is based in Kansas City, handed out more than 200,000 Bibles in 2021. “I believe one of the reasons God continues to bless the Fellowship of ...

Read More »

Parents’ rights, education have voters fired up for 2022 midterm elections

parents powerful voters

Voters will return to the polls next November, with the midterm elections being among the most highly anticipated in recent years. Much of that enthusiasm is being driven by parents. Although midterms ...

Read More »

Supreme Court hears arguments in school choice, parental rights case

schools court

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday heard oral arguments in an important school choice case. Carson v. Makin challenges a Maine law that prohibits parents from using a state student-aid program if ...

Read More »

Missouri attorney general, St. Louis mayor spar over mask mandates

mayor

The battle over mask mandates in Missouri has become a war of words between Attorney General Eric Schmitt and St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones. This week, Schmitt sent letters to local public health ...

Read More »

New MOScholars program will provide tuition assistance for low-income Missouri families

School choice remains a hot topic in the Missouri Legislature, with the new session starting in early January. Republican state Rep. Phil Christofanelli of St. Peters recently wrote an opinion piece for ...

Read More »

Attorney general proposes Parents’ Bill of Rights in Missouri

parents rights

Parents’ rights have been at the forefront of the battle over critical race theory and school closings during the pandemic. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is encouraging lawmakers to pass a Parents’ ...

Read More »

Kansas City charter schools enrollment surpasses public schools

charter public

For the first time ever, more K-12 students in Kansas City are enrolled in charter schools than in traditional public schools. Charter schools are public schools that operate outside the control of the ...

Read More »

Missouri judge strips local health departments’ ability to impose COVID-19 mandates

churches coronavirus

Neither Missouri’s health director nor local health agencies’ directors can use “personal discretion” when imposing orders or mandates that impact businesses, individuals, schools, and other entities, a Cole County judge said this week. ...

Read More »

School drops Operation Christmas Child after threats from atheist group

Operation Christmas Child

It’s always a sign that the Christmas season is approaching when atheists attack Samaritan’s Purse. The Freedom From Religion Foundation has stopped a school from participating in Operation Christmas Child. A “concerned ...

Read More »

Lawsuit accuses Springfield schools of avoiding scrutiny of curriculum and training

springfield schools

Springfield Public Schools are avoiding the Missouri Sunshine law to prevent scrutiny of its curriculum and training materials, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt alleges in a lawsuit filed this week. The district ...

Read More »

Auschwitz exhibit at Union Station extended until March 2022

auschwitz exhibit record union extended

If you’ve been to the Auschwitz exhibit at Union Station, you know that it has brought visitors from around the world. Now area residents have more opportunities to view the record-setting exhibit. ...

Read More »

Parents concerned over CRT play role in local school board elections

parents school

Provoked by a number of outrages across the country, parents have begun pushing back on politicians, school boards, and educators who use children as guinea pigs in radical social experiments and left-wing ...

Read More »

‘Woke’ books targeting a much younger audience of children

woke books

“Woke books,” already a concern in school libraries, now are targeting an even younger audience. A wave of woke books about racism, same-sex parents and police brutality now can be found in ...

Read More »

Missouri School Boards Association leaves national group over “domestic terrorist” comparison

federal education missouri school boards association

The National School Boards Association recently compared parents to domestic terrorists. The Missouri School Boards Association (MSBA) has responded by leaving the organization. The national association made the comments in a letter ...

Read More »

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

civil schools

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 ...

Read More »

Sen. Hawley challenges court nominee over transgender restrooms after girl raped at school

hawley transgender

Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley on Wednesday challenged a federal appeals court nominee about her views on transgender restrooms. President Joe Biden nominated Holly Thomas for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the ...

Read More »

County to discipline school districts that undermine American principles

county school

At a time when many school districts are implementing critical race theory, a North Carolina county is taking a different approach. Johnston County, N.C., is insisting that its local school board institute ...

Read More »

Christian school organization, female athletes ask to join lawsuit about transgender regulations

justice schools biden transgender

Christian Schools International and three female athletes are trying to intervene in a lawsuit challenging President Biden’s reinterpretation of sex discrimination. The new policy will allow biological males to compete against girls ...

Read More »

Parents decry Biden administration involving FBI to ‘intimidate’ parents at school board meetings

fbi parents whistleblower

Civil liberty groups are joining conservatives sounding warnings about the Biden administration instructing the Department of Justice (DOJ) to crack down on concerned parents attending school board meetings. Critics say the move ...

Read More »

Johnson County schools push graphic gay sex book on 6th graders

johnson gay woke books

A controversial book about a young man’s gay sexual exploits is on the approved reading list at several school districts in Johnson County, Kan. The Blue Valley, Olathe and Shawnee Mission School ...

Read More »

FCA’s inspiring Fields of Faith to take place on October 13

Fields of Faith

As millions of American schoolchildren settle back into their classrooms and their athletic programs this month, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) has announced that its key peer-to-peer autumn event, Fields of Faith, ...

Read More »

“We will not comply” has a proud history in America’s social struggles

comply

In response to the COVID-19 lockdowns and mandates, the phrase “we will not comply” and sentiments of civil disobedience have become increasingly popular. Parents at school board meetings have been chanting the ...

Read More »
X
X