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Greg & Mary Jane Grooms: Time to think

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | At Hill House in Austin, Texas, students have a place to consider big questions and true answers

Controversial California sex-ed class spurs parental rights law

Controversial California sex-ed class spurs parental rights law

By Laura Edghill
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Sex Education | A controversial sex-education program at a California high school has provoked state lawmakers into proposing legislation that would increase parental rights…

Midday Roundup: Most tax filers will get refunds, IRS says

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Tax day. Today is the annual deadline for filing individual income tax returns, and the IRS says about 78 percent of income-tax filers this year qualified for…

Vaccines & Viruses: Australia gets tough on vaccine objectors

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | No jab, no pay. Under a new policy announced Sunday, Australian families on welfare could see their benefits cut by up to $11,000 if they refuse vaccines for…

High school seniorhood and the art of purposeful mistakes

High school seniorhood and the art of purposeful mistakes

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Higher Education | Like the weather, the increasing cost and declining value of a college education is a subject that gets talked about a lot without anything being done about…

Students fight North Dakota schools for right to start pro-life clubs

By Courtney Crandell
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Education | A school district in North Dakota has denied two high school students’ requests to start pro-life clubs, despite previously approving clubs for Fellowship…

Atlanta educators convicted of racketeering in test cheating case

By George Weaver
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Education | An Atlanta jury returned guilty verdicts Wednesday on state racketeering charges against 11 of 12 former Atlanta Public Schools teachers and administrators.

Secular moral indignation

By D.C. Innes
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Higher Education | It is ironic that even while society is making war against boys, American males are extending boyhood well into their adult years. So it is no surprise that…

States debate making cursive instruction mandatory

By Emily Scheie
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Education | People fear future generations won’t be able to sign their own names, much less read the original Declaration of Independence, if students don’t learn…

The Schock factor

By D.C. Innes
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Politics | The ancient Athenians would ostracize a citizen who was dangerously preeminent in ability. Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., who resigned last week under the weight…

Mental blocks

Mental blocks

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Education | We may be losing more than we know with the death of cursive writing

NYC mayor reaches out to religious schools to boost free pre-K access

By Laura Edghill
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Education | New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is reaching out to the city’s religious schools in an attempt to create 17,000 additional state-funded spots for full-day…

 
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