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Christian colleges in Kansas sign universal transfer agreement

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Numerous Christian colleges in Kansas are among the schools signing an agreement allowing expanded transfer opportunities for students. More than half of all Kansas college students attend one of the state’s 19 ...

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Where Missouri and Kansas colleges rank for ‘free speech’

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Where do Missouri and Kansas universities come in on the list of “Worst Colleges for Free Speech” for the 2022-2023 school year? The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE) released its third ...

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New ad campaign targets pro-abortion Catholic politicians

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Attacks on churches and crisis pregnancy centers have increased since the U.S. Supreme Court found Roe v. Wade unconstitutional. The latest was the attack on a Catholic church in Overland Park, Kan. ...

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How this millennial paid off $102k in student loans in 6 years

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After graduating from the University of Pittsburgh in 2013, Mandy Velez did some math to see how long it was going to take her to pay back her student loans. The calculations ...

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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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World’s largest mule train at area college makes it into Guinness World Records

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Mules parading through a college town have made it into the Guinness World Records. The feat was confirmed after review of video, photographs and other supporting materials by the Guinness organization, confirming ...

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College of the Ozarks resumes battle over Biden campus dorm, shower policy

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The College of the Ozarks near Branson was back in court last week seeking to preserve the school’s longstanding belief that men and women should be housed separately on campus and use ...

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College of the Ozarks fighting policy that mandates coed housing

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The College of the Ozarks near Branson is leading a fight over government policy prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The Biden policy forces colleges, including private Christian colleges, ...

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College students across nation offered resources to retain their faith

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The beginning of college is always a critical time in the spiritual lives of Christian students. More than half of students who are involved in church leave their faith when they go ...

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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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LGBT activists sue to end federal financial aid for Christian college students

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A new lawsuit seeks to end all federal financial aid for students attending Christian colleges across the nation. If successful, it could threaten the very existence of faith-based education on the university ...

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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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Legal organization formed to confront ‘critical race theory’

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A new coalition of legal foundations and attorneys will combat critical race theory in education. Christopher F. Rufo of the Discovery Institute is leading the effort. Rufo, noting that President Joe Biden ...

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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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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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Small Christian colleges enjoying strong fall enrollment despite pandemic

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Small Christian colleges are a bright spot as overall fall enrollment declined during the pandemic. Five of 10 Church of Christ-affiliated universities have record enrollments this fall, as do several other primarily undergraduate ...

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Several Christian colleges lowering tuition in response to Covid-19

Ongoing Covid-19 restrictions on businesses and fear of the pandemic is putting a financial squeeze on many families. Several Christian colleges are helping out by rolling back tuition costs as enrollment takes ...

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Schools looking for space could turn to churches – doing so has a rich history

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Could places of worship ease the burden of schools looking to reopen while giving students space to social distance? Working with churches might not be such an outlandish suggestion. With space at ...

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New school year brings new sexual harassment and assault regulations

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Universities and K-12 schools are reworking internal policies on how they comply with new sexual harassment and assault regulations from the U.S. Department of Education. The changes, which fall under the federal ...

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List of Kansas City area closings and cancellations over coronavirus

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As President Donald Trump  announced a national state of emergency today, Kansas City area institutions continued to respond to the coronavirus with closings and delays. Metro Voice is not listing churches. Check ...

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University of Illinois defeats anti-Israel resolution

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JERUSALEM, Israel – The president of the University of Illinois Student Government (ISG) on Sunday shot down a resolution supporting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction (BDS) resolution, to the relief of ...

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Kansas Regents zero out tuition hikes for in-state undergrads

The Kansas Board of Regents pressured state university officials to rethink tuition hikes, and the schools did just that. In-state tuition for undergraduates at all state campuses will be flat or reduced ...

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New state budget stops in-state tuition money for illegal aliens

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Under a new state budget passed in the early hours of Friday, May 10 by the Missouri Legislature, people living in the country illegally will be prevented from receiving in-state tuition discounts ...

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What’s the real cost of free college tuition?

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Nothing is free, including tuition. But don’t tell that to many of the Democrat hopefuls for president. Democrat primary contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has announced her plan for “free” public college ...

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ACLU sues Texas over pro-Israel commerce law

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Texas is being sued by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) over a state law requiring contractors to certify that they do not participate in a boycott of Israel. In 2017, Gov. ...

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