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New Mexico Christian school fined for mask violation after being told on through state’s Orwellian reporting system

New Mexico’s largest private school, Hope Christian School in Albuquerque, has been fined $5,000 for not enforcing the state’s sweeping mask mandate. Last Thursday, the…

Gov. Youngkin signs executive orders on education, ensures parental rights in first day in office

Glenn Youngkin was sworn in on Saturday as Virginia’s 74th governor. On his first day in office he enacted 11 Executive Orders, and as promised,…

Loudoun County teen boy who wore skirt into girl’s restroom to commit crime at school sentenced for two sexual assaults

The Loudoun County, Virginia teen who sexually assaulted two fellow students in incidents at two different schools has been found guilty and sentenced to probation…

WATCH: Nebraska senator roasts colleagues for hypocrisy over school choice

The school choice debate in Nebraska remained contentious for the fifth straight year as lawmakers approached voting on LB364, a bill that would give a…

Iowa Christian school celebrates completion of its first gymnasium after fundraising effort

After bouncing from gym to gym around the region, one northern Iowa school finally has its own gymnasium to call home. North Iowa Christian School…

Russell Wilson wins Bart Starr Award for putting his faith into practice

NFL quarterback Russell Wilson has spent his career as one of the top quarterbacks in the NFL, having played for the Seattle Seahawks since the…

Vaccine mandates for student athletics and other extracurriculars increasing nationwide as some schools also go remote

As Covid cases increase nationwide, some schools have implemented vaccine mandates for students involved in extracurricular activities, including athletics. Critics worry that the mandates will…

91% of Chicago Teachers Union members plan on pushing for remote learning after winter break

The Chicago Teachers Union is expected to vote on Tuesday about whether to defy orders from Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to return to in-person instruction.…

Christian school’s right to pray over loudspeaker before games is in federal judge’s hands

A battle that began over five years ago for Cambridge Christian School in Tampa, Fla. is officially in the hands of a federal judge. U.S.…

Local educator mocks Evangelical parents as ‘kooks’ and ‘bigots’ in TX school board meeting

Parents from the Leander Independent and Round Rock Independent School Districts in Austin, TX, have had enough after a local educator and parent mocked them…

New poll highlights bi-partisan concerns about the quality of education

New poll results released by Free to Learn, an education advocacy group, revealed that over 80% of Americans are concerned about the quality of education…

CDC’s convenient science has eroded trust from parents

As covid safety guidelines continue to shift, especially in school contexts, parents are losing patience and trust. Questions about the CDC’s approach and cherry-picking of…

High school seniors organize fundraiser to replace custodian’s truck after fire

Two Christian high school seniors near San Diego started a GoFundMe earlier this month to replace a longtime school custodian’s truck after it was destroyed…

California Teachers Association conference outlines strategies to subvert parents’ values, manipulate students

Audio files from a recent California Teachers Association conference have revealed a deliberate effort by CTA members to recruit young children to LGBTQ+ clubs while…

Columbia Christian robotics team makes deep run in regional competition

The robotics team at Columbia Christian School in Magnolia, Ark., advanced to a multi-state regional competition, during which they made it to the wild-card round,…

Chicago Public Schools forcing all of its schools to adopt gender neutral bathrooms

The Chicago Public School system is now requiring its schools to adopt new signage to make their bathrooms ‘more inclusive’. The requirement allows students to…

Unlawful resolution discriminates against private school students in Ohio

The Worthington Public Schools (WPS) Board recently passed a resolution stating that it is “impractical” to continue to bus 43 students to neighboring private schools…

Christian school students pack meals, learn leadership lessons this Thanksgiving

For Marshalltown Christian School (MCS) students, this year’s Thanksgiving festivities included an opportunity to serve their community in a tangible way. Last week, students from…

High schooler suspended for sending a text to another classmate stating that there are only two genders

A New Hampshire teen was suspended from school and held out from a football game for sending a text message to another classmate stating that…

White House and NSBA coordinated weeks before “domestic terrorist” letter, according to internal emails

Multiple sources have confirmed that the Biden Administration and Department of Justice coordinated with the National School Boards Association (NSBA) before it sent its highly-criticized…

Recent high school graduate upsets incumbent in New Jersey school board election

Last week, as part of a string of upsets across New Jersey school board races, 19-year-old Nicholas Seppy ousted incumbent Terre Alabarda in Egg Harbor…

School board & other election results across the country highlight national concern over education

Voters throughout the nation made their voices heard last week as heated school board races dominated many local elections. Deciding issues in many races included…

Veteran umpire Ted Barrett, a minister to umpires, works his fifth World Series

On the field, professional umpire Ted Barrett just wrapped up calling his fifth career World Series. But off the field is where he answers his…

Volunteer dads form ‘Dads on Duty’ to provide safe, positive presence in a Louisiana high school

After a string of fights led to the arrest of 23 students, a group of concerned dads from Shreveport, La. decided to take action. Nearly…

Students walk out in protest of Loudoun County Public Schools’ handling of sexual assault case linked to transgender bathroom policy

About 75 high schoolers from Broad Run High School in Loudoun County, Virginia stormed out of class this week to express their disapproval of how…

Christian high school seniors help launch a school in Cameroon

Two high school seniors from the Greater Atlanta Christian School (GACS) have played an integral role in starting a new school in Cameroon, Africa. Marilee…

Middle school teacher endorses sexually graphic material in class of 11 and 12-year-olds

Summit Trail Middle School in Olathe, KS, recently received significant backlash when a 7th Grade teacher posted on social media that she was excited to…

Christian school and boys home, started by former cop, is changing lives in West Virginia

Steve Finn, a former Atlanta police officer, traded in his badge to invest in the lives of young men in difficult situations through Christian education.…