Education

 
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Disputed textbooks approved for Texas schools

By Caroline Leal
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Education | The state where “everything’s bigger” just made a great big splash in the education world. In a landmark vote influencing the future education of scores…

Parents lie about kids’ language skills to get them a better education

By Emily Scheie
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Education | Nieves Garcia was labeled an “English learner” in school after moving to the United States from Mexico at age 6. Now an adult, she speaks English, but her…

Minnesota considers transgender high school sports

Minnesota considers transgender high school sports

By Wayne Stender
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Sexuality | Across the country, transgender policies are invading public and private school gyms. In at least eight states, including California, Nebraska, and…

Colorado high school bans prayer meeting during ‘free time’

Colorado high school bans prayer meeting during ‘free time’

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | A Colorado high school senior is suing school officials after they told him he couldn’t meet with his Christian friends during a “free period.” The…

Can gunfire detectors protect students from school shooters?

By Emily Scheie
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Shooting | Soldiers use technology to identify gunfire in war zones like Iraq and Afghanistan, and in the wake of such tragedies as the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012, some…

Put down that snowball! The internet deleted the snow day.

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Students might soon have to give up their cherished snow days thanks to the ubiquitousness of something else they love—technology. November’s arctic…

Harvard accused of spying on students to take class attendance

By Emily Scheie
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Higher Education | A group of Harvard professors whose classes were secretly photographed as part of a project to assess attendance are accusing the school of using…

Private schools win textbook funding battle in New Mexico

Private schools win textbook funding battle in New Mexico

By Sarah Padbury
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Education | The New Mexico Court of Appeals upheld a law requiring the state’s Department of Education to supply free textbooks to all students in the state, regardless…

British religious schools penalized over new tolerance law

British religious schools penalized over new tolerance law

By Emily Scheie
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Education | A recent regulation by the British Department for Education requires schools to “actively promote British values.” Authorities say the regulations aim to…

Why homeschool your high schooler

Why homeschool your high schooler

By Sarita Holzmann
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Education | Challenging your teens instead of seeing them as a challenge

By bread alone

By bread alone

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Parenting | When we were expecting our first baby, decades ago, my husband and I encountered lots of baby-raising advice, welcome or not. Experts disagreed on touchy…

Why public school education

Why public school education

By Steve Cole
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Education | Preparing children for the spiritual warfare that is sure to come after graduation

 
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