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A gift that will keep on giving

A gift that will keep on giving

By Cal Thomas
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Education | Each year during the period of conspicuous consumption known as Christmas shopping, I try to think of a gift that will not be returned, exchanged, or…

Military families enlist in homeschool education

By Laura Edghill
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Homeschooling | A growing number of military parents are tired of switching schools for their kids with every move. Instead, they are embracing homeschooling and increasingly…

As schools mourn slain teachers, students ask: ‘Why?’

By Michael Reneau
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Crime | As the communities of Sparks, Nev., and Danvers, Mass., mourn the deaths of two teachers, police are trying to piece together clues to why students committed…

Opponents hope to flush California’s unisex school bathroom bill

Opponents hope to flush California’s unisex school bathroom bill

By Mary Jackson
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Public Schools | Concerned parents and teachers have launched a petition drive to qualify a ballot measure that would repeal California’s controversial “co-ed bathroom”

Jindal to Obama: Come see the successful voucher program you’re trying to kill

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is inviting President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder to check out his state’s school voucher program firsthand,

Christmas concert deemed too Christian for public school choir

Christmas concert deemed too Christian for public school choir

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | Outcry over a demand that a high school Christmas concert include five secular songs for every religious one, and the subsequent disbanding of an exclusive…

Ditching standardized tests

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Last spring, while his eighth-grade classmates took state standardized tests, Tucker Richardson woke up late and played basketball in his Delaware Township,

Signs and Wonders: Matt Damon demands public school for poor kids, private school for his

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Hollywood hypocrisy. Actor Matt Damon not only speaks out in favor of public education, he lambasts those who criticize it. In 2011, on a video that went…

Cheating on kids 

By Leigh Jones
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Education | Atlanta school system scandal may have a silver lining: promoting choice

Feel like a girl? Use the girls’ room in Massachusetts schools

Feel like a girl? Use the girls’ room in Massachusetts schools

By La Shawn Barber
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Education | “The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?” (Jeremiah 17:9) Whenever I read or hear someone…

Jesus staying in school, for now

By Whitney Williams
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Religious Liberty | Jesus will keep hanging around the halls of an Ohio middle school, for now, despite a federal lawsuit requesting his removal. The portrait of Jesus, which has…

Next stop school choice

By Jill Nelson
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Education | Alternative education activists take their National School Choice Week message on a cross-country train tour

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