Karsten Harrison

This week in Christian education: May 16-20

Christian school plans multi-million dollar expansion – Cambridge Christian School in Tampa, Florida will break ground next week on a $14 million school expansion. A…

Head of teachers’ union that fought to keep schools closed is now worried about students’ mental health

A national teachers’ union president is now worried about students’ mental health – after she and her union sought to keep schools closed, harming students’…

Three middle school boys charged with sexual harassment for not using “preferred” gender pronouns of classmate

Three students at a Wisconsin middle school are being charged with sexual harassment for not using another student’s “preferred” gender pronouns. And the legal organization…

This week in Christian education: May 9-13

Loudoun County, Virginia Christian school unveils newly renovated building – Evergreen Christian School unveiled a newly acquired and renovated building for the upcoming school year.…

Virginia school board approves anti-CRT resolution, delays vote on sex ed proposal

A school board in Virginia approved a resolution banning Critical Race Theory but delayed a vote on a separate resolution addressing parental consent on sexual…

This week in Christian education: May 2-6

Valley Christian School students make care packages for troops – Service is a regular part of student life at Valley Christian School in Missoula, Montana.…

Florida mom sues school for hiding daughter’s decision to transition, says ‘this is happening all over the nation’

A Florida mother is suing a school for keeping information about her daughter’s gender transition secret. January Littlejohn, the mother as well as a mental…

Parents suing school after children were encouraged to explore their gender identity and keep it from their parents

Four Massachusetts parents claim middle school staff encouraged their children to make a gender transition and keep it from their parents. The suit against the…

This week in Christian education

Tri-Christian Academy soars to robotics national championship – This North Carolina Christian school placed first in its regional robotics competition. Now it’s off to face…

Kansas House fails to override Democrat Gov. Laura Kelly’s vetoes of bills for fairness in women’s sports and parents’ rights

The Kansas House failed Thursday to override the governor’s veto of a bill protecting women’s sports and another establishing a parents’ bill of rights. The…

Public school won’t back down: Biological males allowed in women’s restrooms

An Oklahoma public school will continue to allow students to use bathrooms according to their chosen gender identity despite backlash from parents and government officials.…

Religious schools will be denied voucher participation in Vermont bill if they act like religious schools

In spite of growing support for school choice among parents nationwide, the Vermont Senate passed a school voucher bill last month that would prohibit sending…

Florida judge rules against PA-system pregame prayer for Christian school, which plans to appeal

A Florida Christian school lost its long battle to pray over the PA system at football games when a judge ruled it would be improperly…

This week in Christian education: April 4-8

New Hampshire grant program fuels rapid growth for Laconia Christian Academy – Gov. Chris Sununu opened the door for parents to use state funds for…

Church’s proposal to open private school blocked & mocked by public school board committee due to religious beliefs

A Massachusetts public school district committee is poised to deny a church’s request to open a Christian school due in part to the group’s religious…

This week in Christian education

Northland Christian Schools played in baseball classic at Kauffman – The home of the Kansas City Royals was the location for a game between Northland…

Parents must “earn” the right to know their “kids’ identities” according to public school staff training

A Wisconsin school district offered a staff training session that included a slide saying, “Remember, parents are not entitled to know their kids’ identities. That…

This week in Christian education

Faith Assembly of God church announces new Christian school – Faith Assembly of God in Texarkana, Arkansas announced a new Christian school set to launch…

School board doesn’t want to hear parent read illicit passage from a book in its own school library

A concerned mother read the school board a sexually explicit excerpt from a book available in a Georgia school’s library, in order to object to…

Elementary students told to keep LGBTQIA+ discussions hidden from parents, contrary to law

A Texas school district is celebrating its own “Pride Week,” including small group activities that students – from pre-K through 5th grade – have been…

Support for school choice and parents’ involvement in education is high in latest poll

How do Americans feel about school choice? Strongly supportive, according to a new poll by the American Federation for Children and Invest in Education. According…

Oregon’s woke curriculum revisions include all students, even kindergarteners

Oregon has set new curriculum guidelines that include making kindergarteners understand their “identity” and focusing on other issues related to race, gender and religion. The…

Teachers union strike in Minneapolis enters second week as potential ‘make up days’ accumulate

Hundreds of Minneapolis teachers union members are on strike for a second week, demanding better wages, reduced class sizes and mental health support. And teachers…

High school student alleging harassment for his Christian faith sues school

A 14-year-old Florida boy and his parents are suing his public charter school for outrageous discriminatory acts against him, saying he was harassed by peers…

Fate of parents’ rights movement now tied to legislative bills nationwide

As teachers’ unions and much of the education establishment bitterly oppose curriculum transparency bills, many lawmakers are actually stepping up to promote parents’ rights. At…

After-school Satan club preys on Christian clubs for kids

Jane Addams Elementary School in Moline, Illinois recently added an after-school Satan Club to its roster of extracurricular activities, which has concerned and outraged parents…

Which states still require masking at school?

In light of mounting evidence that masks do far more harm than good for school-aged children, it is baffling that some states continue to maintain…

PA school board member attacks concerned parents as “offensive and vile”

A Pennsylvania school district board member, Richard Robinson, recently authored an op-ed calling concerned parents “offensive and vile.” According to critics, having heard concerned parents…

GOP senators solicit Biden admin inspectors general to answer for demonizing parents, claim parents deserve to know the truth

A recent letter drafted by GOP Senators asks Department of Education Inspector General Sandra Bruce and U.S. Department of Justice Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz…

Nearly 7 out of 10 parents now support school choice

National School Choice Week (NSCW) began yesterday, and recent survey findings released by the non-profit revealed that school choice is trending up among parents, with…

Christian school opens $13m innovation center in pursuit of excellence in education

Mt. Paran Christian School (MPCS) recently cut the ribbon on a $13 million project, a 23,000 sq. ft. building expansion in Kennesaw, Georgia, outside of…

Critics say national teachers union complaint letter to social media companies suggests coordinated effort to shut down parents

In October, National Education Association (NEA) wrote a letter to representatives of Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok demanding that they “regulate lies and fix your algorithms.”…

Chicago Public Schools continue flip-flop, resume in-person learning

Tensions remained high this week in Chicago as Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), which essentially forced the schools to close…

Christian preschool in California shut down for noncompliance, claims false allegations

Foothills Christian Church Preschool in El Cajon, near San Diego, is battling the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) over the California mask mandate. This…