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Students offering hope on campus during Bring Your Bible to School Day

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Christian students across the nation are sharing their faith on Thursday as part of the annual Bring Your Bible to School Day. The student-led initiative is sponsored by Focus on the Family and has ...

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

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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 ...

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Catholic university refuses to issue religious vaccine exemptions

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A Catholic university is refusing to issue its own students religious exemptions for the Covid vaccine. Creighton University in Nebraska is now being sued for violations of religious freedoms. The lawsuit was ...

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Missouri AG files suit to reverse school mask mandates

For many area students, face masks are as much a part of back-to-school supplies as backpacks and notebooks. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, however, has filed a class-action lawsuit in an effort ...

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Rep. Hartzler to hold open house for military service academies

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Each year, thousands of young men and women apply to one of the nation’s numerous service academies such as West Point. Applications for nominations are handled through the offices of Congressional members. ...

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500 Nigerian students kidnapped by Islamists in last month

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Desperate parents are holding a 24/7 prayer vigil outside a Nigerian school where 140 of students were kidnapped by Muslim extremists. In an emotional scene, the weary moms and dads can be ...

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Thousands of coaches and athletes return to FCA Summer camps

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Tens of thousands of student-athletes will gather again after a year of pandemic lockdowns hampered a spiritual tradition.  They’ll attend Fellowship of Christian Athletes  Camps across the nation and the world this ...

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‘Jesus’ banned from high school graduation speech

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Any references to the Christian faith are banned from graduation speeches at a Michigan high school this week. Elizabeth Turner is scheduled to deliver her Hillsdale High School valedictory speech but she’s ...

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France bans gender-neutral language in schools, blames American wokeness

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France has banned the use of gender-neutral language in schools nationwide. The move comes as a backlash grows around the globe against efforts on the left to redefine biology and remove any ...

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Montana passes laws protecting free speech on campus

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Montana has joined other speech-friendly states in passing its own laws abolishing speech codes and zones on public college campuses within its borders. HB 218 prohibits speech zones, requires school policies that ...

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St. Louis college professor: track students who take creationism courses?

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A professor at Washington University in St. Louis wants to implement a  what some fear would be a tracking program for students who take creationism classes. Joshua Swamidass, Ph.D., contends this “constructive ...

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National Grammar Day: Top 5 grammar mistakes

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Grammar nerds, rejoice! National Grammar Day is Thursday, March 4th, and it’s the perfect day to celebrate the idiosyncrasies of the English language and study up on some of the common grammar ...

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Huge Christian college fair this Saturday in Kansas City

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Christian colleges from across the nation will descend on Kansas City Feb. 27 to meet students and parents. It is thought to be the only in-person college fair this winter and spring. ...

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Christian College Fair Feb. 27 in Kansas City

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Christian colleges from across the nation will descend on Kansas City Feb. 27 to meet students and parents. The 23rd annual Christian College Expo will feature over 40 Christian colleges and universities ...

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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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Study: 90 percent of U.S. universities restrict speech

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Nearly nine in 10 American universities restrict free speech in some form, according to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE’s) 2021 Spotlight on Speech Codes. The organization looked at the free ...

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Missouri education leaders tackle statewide teacher shortage

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Missouri, facing an ongoing shortage of K-12 teachers, hopes to encourage the high school students of today to become the teachers of tomorrow. “They are sitting in our high schools today,” Dr. ...

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Push to cancel student debt ignores why college is so expensive

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Calls are mounting among politicians and progressives for a prospective Biden administration to make “canceling” student debt a top priority. The loudest demands have come from progressive legislators such as Rep. Alexandria ...

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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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Pandemic taking a toll on state’s teachers, Missouri Board of Education reports

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Ongoing pandemic restrictions and fear of Covid is taking a heavy toll on Missouri teachers, Missouri Board of Education leaders said this week. Member Don Claycomb said he expects a much greater ...

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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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‘We ask for continued prayers’: Liberty University begins Falwell investigation

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Liberty University announced that it is conducting a full investigation after the resignation of former President Jerry Falwell Jr. “This past week challenged all of us to the core,” the university’s executive ...

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Smartphones get an ‘F’ for lowering student grades

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It’s never been easier for the average student to find the answer to a tough question using a smartphone. Across the nation, teachers regularly battle the distraction smartphones provide. From social media ...

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Polls: most parents want to reopen schools this fall

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As the coronavirus lockdown loosens, most parents of school-age children want to reopen schools this fall and say it will be bad for students if they do not. A new Rasmussen Reports ...

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