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Union demands

Union demands

By Emily Belz
Posted

Religious Liberty | An obscure case in Pennsylvania appears to be the first to address where teachers’ money goes when they religiously object to union membership

Schools invite kids to stay for supper

By Emily Scheie
Posted

Education | More schools across the country are serving students not just breakfast and lunch, but supper as well. Serving supper at school can help eradicate child…

Libraries are loaning out the internet

By Emily Scheie
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Technology | As part of a one-year pilot program, some New York City library patrons can bring home internet access through one of the 10,000 high-speed hot spots the…

Critics: Free community college won’t solve U.S. education problem

By Emily Scheie
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Higher Education | In a preview of his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced on Friday a proposal to give all “responsible students” two years of free…

Designed for failure?

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Education | Say you are a sadder-but-wiser high school dropout, now lamenting your misspent teenage youth. The standard advice is to “get your GED” (take a general…

Always one generation from ignorance

Always one generation from ignorance

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | It is horrifying to see how many young people have never heard of the main characters of the Bible. It’s not their fault, of course. How can they know if…

Should students be able to pass the U.S. citizenship test?

By Emily Scheie
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Education | “How many U.S. Senators are there?” and “Why does the flag have 13 stripes?” Immigrants must answer questions like these to become U.S. citizens, and…

First lady Michelle Obama’s food fight rages on

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Congress threw some whole grains out of first lady Michelle Obama’s food fight last week by passing a massive year-end spending bill that eases some…

Called from Kenya to minister to the Navajo

By Sophia Lee
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Missions | Benson Ndolo teaches GED classes on the reservation but his most important lesson is about Jesus

Gov. Mike Pence: National government is not the nation

By Cal Thomas
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Campaign 2016 | INDIANAPOLIS—If success at the state level were enough to recommend someone for president of the United States, Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana would be among…

Scrooge school

Scrooge school

By Amy Henry
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Education | Next week I will read Dickens’ A Christmas Carol to the kids at school. Last year it took me eight straight hours and left me with a raspy throat, but I…

Department of Education: Title IX applies to transgender students

By Courtney Crandell
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Transgenderism | Schools that offer single-gender classes, from kindergarten through high school, must allow students to attend based on their declared “gender identity,”

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