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The Satanic Temple sues school district over denial of club

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

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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Black Lives Matter puts “disrupting nuclear families” in school curriculum

The Black Lives Matter organization remains busy as it has lost all of the support it gained in 2020. Now it’s going after kindergarteners. Students across the country as young as kindergarten-age ...

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2022 Winter/Spring Christian K-12 Open Houses

Educating our children is the key responsibility of parents. If you are interested in investigating Christian and Parochial schools in the area, below are opportunities to participate in area Open Houses. Each ...

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Christian college enrollment steady despite challenges of pandemic

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Although many public colleges struggle to maintain enrollment during the pandemic, Christian colleges are fairing much better with undergraduate admission numbers. Many Christian higher education institutions have seen record increases in enrollment ...

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

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. ...

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Missouri Senate committee debates expanding charter schools

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 ...

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Missouri House begins debate on parents’ bill of rights

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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 ...

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes distributed 200,000 Bibles in 2021

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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 ...

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

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 ...

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Supreme Court hears arguments in school choice, parental rights case

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Attorney general proposes Parents’ Bill of Rights in Missouri

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’ ...

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Kansas City charter schools enrollment surpasses public schools

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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 ...

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

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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. ...

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School drops Operation Christmas Child after threats from atheist group

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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 ...

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Lawsuit accuses Springfield schools of avoiding scrutiny of curriculum and training

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 ...

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Auschwitz exhibit at Union Station extended until March 2022

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. ...

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Parents concerned over CRT play role in local school board elections

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 ...

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‘Woke’ books targeting a much younger audience of children

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“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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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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