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Midday Roundup: Fire engulfs Manhattan church on Orthodox Easter Sunday

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Easter inferno. Fire destroyed a historic cathedral in Manhattan on Sunday evening, just hours after its Orthodox congregation celebrated Easter. The Serbian…

Children of the state

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Science | Scientism is no basis for sound education or a healthy society

High-school seniors fail to improve on national report card

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Nationwide testing results released this week show largely stagnant achievement rates and some declines for high-school seniors in 2015 compared to two years…

Improving the numbers by changing the rules

Improving the numbers by changing the rules

By La Shawn Barber
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Education | St. Louis school district suspends out-of-school suspensions for young children

Taxpayers could get stuck with $7.8 billion student loan bill

Taxpayers could get stuck with $7.8 billion student loan bill

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Nearly 400,000 student loan holders received letters from the U.S. Department of Education this week informing them that their loans may be eligible for…

Do U.S. students need more algebra or less?

By Melinda Taylor
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Education | If equations like 2(x+7)-3(2y-4)=-18 make your palms sweaty, you might agree with a college professor who claims algebra should be scaled back in the…

Who decides what’s ‘sexually explicit’ for your children?

By La Shawn Barber
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Education | One of my fantasies is to see millions of Christian parents pull their children out of government schools—en masse. (Weird fantasy?) And take their tax…

Child’s play

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Education | Our hurried children need to learn relational intelligence

How public school teachers can bring their faith to work

How public school teachers can bring their faith to work

By Melinda Taylor
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Education | After 32 years working in Ohio public schools as a teacher, counselor, principal, and superintendent, Finn Laursen knows well the legal limitations that…

Do some students need a firmer hand than others?

Do some students need a firmer hand than others?

By La Shawn Barber
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Education | The New York Times published a video (see below) that showed a teacher at a charter school in 2014 reprimanding a student for answering a math question…

The greatness America needs

By D.C. Innes
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Campaign 2016 | The three pillars of families, churches, and schools are crumbling

Massachusetts teachers unions support public restroom bill

By La Shawn Barber
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Sexuality | There’s a bill in the Massachusetts legislature that states: “Any public accommodation including without limitation any entity that offers the provision…

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