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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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Kanakuk Covid-19 cases surge to 82, all camps closing

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Kanakuk Kamps has decided to close after the number of staff members and campers with COVID-19 has climbed to 82. Missouri health officials said that number may go higher as more campers ...

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Fusion challenges traditional ‘gap year’ allowing students to redeem it for Kingdom purposes

As universities struggle to plan for the new school year in the middle of a pandemic, one college has found a solution that helps students navigate uncertain times. Spurgeon College’s Fusion “gap ...

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Top Ukraine police official demands list of Jews

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A demand by a senior police officer in western Ukraine for a list of the names, addresses and phone numbers of local Jewish community members has been roundly condemned by Jewish leaders ...

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President Trump sends message to the Class of 2020

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President Donald Trump today released a message of encouragement and hope to the nation’s Class of 2020. The President’s  message to graduates is provided in its entirety below. Office of the Press ...

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Teens encouraged to compete in pro-life oratorical contest

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Kansans for Life (KFL) is seeking entries for its 2020 David Gittrich Memorial Oratorical Contest for students across the state. This contest provides the opportunity for Kansas high school juniors and seniors ...

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High school students mock Auschwitz in ‘off to camp’ video

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Two high school students in Minnesota apologized for posting a clip on a popular video-sharing app that pokes fun at Jews who were sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp. In the TikTok ...

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Experts offer encouragement to parents new to homeschooling

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Many parents are homeschooling now out of necessity instead of choice. Experts encourage them to give some grace to both their children and themselves. “As you start out, trying to juggle all ...

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Jerry Falwell Jr. criticized for reopening dorms at Liberty University     

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Jerry Falwell Jr., president of Liberty University, has made the controversial decision to allow students to move back into campus dorms despite the coronavirus threat. “The university has decided to move most ...

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

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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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Party over: Spring break students now testing positive

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CBS News is reporting that those partying college students seen on Florida beaches during spring break last week are now testing positive for their stupidity.  As of Monday night, five students from ...

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University of Missouri uses app to track students

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New Students attending the University of Missouri (MU) will instantly be busted if they’re not in class. The University is requiring students to install a smartphone app designed to allow professors keep ...

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University of Missouri ends relationship with Confucius Institute

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The University of Missouri is cutting ties with the controversial Confucius Institute. Republican Sen. Josh Hawley has been critical of the relationship, the Columbia Daily Tribune reported. “These Confucius Institutes are, in ...

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Students talk to President about religious discrimination

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While it was virtually ignored in the news this week, students, teachers, coaches and religious freedom activists with diverse faith backgrounds visited the White House to talk about religious discrimination and intimidation. ...

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Happy Birthday, Kansas! Student Photo Contest now accepting entries

First grader Addison Maxwell of Larned photographed his family’s wheat harvest last year, showing vivid blue skies and golden grains. He received first place in his category in the Happy Birthday, Kansas! ...

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Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmidt supports Cameron School District in prayer controversy

The Cameron, Mo., football team recently came under fire from the Freedom from Religion Foundation because of prayers at its games. The Missouri attorney general this week offered his support to the ...

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