Education

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Education group wants Moses mentions cut from new Texas textbooks

By Emily Scheie
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Education | The fight over Texas textbooks is back again, and this time, criticism of proposed social studies books touch on religious topics from Moses to Muslims and…

Why Christian education

Why Christian education

By Jim Drexler
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Education | Training and nurturing covenant children while preparing them for ‘works of service’

Web Reads: Can a little knowledge be a dangerous thing?

Web Reads: Can a little knowledge be a dangerous thing?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Painful histories. The personal genome-mapping company 23andMe markets itself to family history enthusiasts, promising to “bring your family to life.” But…

MOOCs give higher education a run for its money

By Emily Scheie
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Education | The cost of higher education is drowning students in debt, but college degrees are increasingly important in careers. Massive open online courses (MOOCs),

For the love of liberal arts

By Amy Henry
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Education | It was Day 3 of our marathon teachers’ meetings last week when we learned one new student would not be attending our school after all.  Her parents,

Study: Music really does make kids smarter

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Music makes you smarter. That’s the conclusion from a recent study of children who spent at least two years learning to play a musical instrument at The…

Blasting the past

Blasting the past

By Joy Pullmann
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Education | New AP framework presents a relentlessly negative view of U.S. history

Phoning it in

Phoning it in

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | Tests via smartphone may soon challenge traditional methods

Parent protests save schools’ Christian plaques—for now

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | A Texas school superintendent reversed his decision to cover up—and eventually remove—two plaques with Christian wording located on school grounds after…

So many books, so little time

So many books, so little time

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Books | At the end of college, my life was a long ledger of incomplete reading reports. I viewed these reports not only as a judgment on my academic ability but on my…

Women’s college redefines ‘women’

By Daniel James Devine
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Sexuality | Mount Holyoke becomes the first of the ‘Seven Sisters’ to accept transgender students based solely on their self-identity

Chicago tries to take the danger out of walking to school

By Emily Scheie
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Education | In 2009, 16-year-old Derrion Albert was on his way home from school in Chicago when he was caught in a brawl and beaten to death. A cell phone video of the…

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