Education

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West Bank educator wins prestigious global teaching award

By Anna K. Poole
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Education | In a glittering ceremony in Dubai on Sunday, Palestinian educator Hanan al-Hroub claimed the $1 million Global Teacher Prize for excellence and innovation…

Public school curriculum promotes abortion

Public school curriculum promotes abortion

By La Shawn Barber
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Education | When did public schools get in the sex education business? And why do Christian parents allow it? Atheists aren’t shy about keeping Christianity out of…

Critics make last-ditch effort to stop education secretary’s nomination

By Melinda Taylor
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Education | If the U.S. Senate confirms John King this month as education secretary, as expected, it will be against the wishes of educators, parents, students, and…

How long should bad choices haunt college-bound students?

By Melinda Taylor
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Higher Education | A group of lawyers wants to remove high-school discipline questions from the Common Application used by the admissions offices of more than 600 colleges and…

The fight for standards at Stanford

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Higher Education | If asked to explain this weird election cycle, I’d have to say America has stopped thinking. And one major cause of that would have to be American…

Chinese kids flock to U.S. Christian schools

By Samantha Gobba
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Education | A majority of student visas are going to foreign high schoolers coming to U.S. religious schools

Congress vows to give Education secretary nominee ‘swift’ hearing

By Melinda Taylor
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Education | Lawmakers say they will give speedy consideration to President Barack Obama’s nomination of John B. King Jr. as secretary of the Department of Education,

Mugged by reality in the classroom

Mugged by reality in the classroom

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Education | It’s one of our favorite stories, often “based on a true story”: Idealistic second-career teacher ( Stand and Deliver ) arrives at a tough school (

Britain’s anti-extremism plans include inspecting Sunday schools

Britain’s anti-extremism plans include inspecting Sunday schools

By Samantha Gobba
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Education | Christian groups in the United Kingdom are recoiling at a government proposal to inspect youth groups, Sunday schools, and scout troops for “undesirable…

Texas high court revives cheerleader suit over Scripture-themed banners

By Leigh Jones
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Free Speech | The Texas Supreme Court has handed a half-time victory to a group of high school cheerleaders who sued for the right to put Bible verses on the banners they…

Christian high school demands protection for pregame prayers

By Samantha Gobba
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Religious Liberty | Leaders at a Christian high school demanded an apology this week from the athletic board that forbade a pregame prayer at a state championship football game…

A hit list of Christian colleges?

By J.C. Derrick
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Higher Education | Department of Education grants LGBT lobby’s request to publish Title IX waiver recipients

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