Christian Education

Teacher Appreciation Week: Free $650 resource bundle for Christian teachers

Teacher Appreciation Week is the perfect time to encourage the Christian teachers in your life that they are doing work that matters.  This week only, Teach 4 the Heart is offering a bundle of over 30 resources designed to support Christian teachers in the classroom, home and in their personal lives. Teachers can sign up to…

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 national competitors. Read more. 10,000 meals packed by Christian school for families – Alexander City, Alabama residents were blessed by the efforts of a local Christian school, Veritas Lake Martin Christian…

Wyoming nonprofit works to provide parents educational choices and strengthen private schools

The state of Wyoming ranks last in the U.S. for school choice, with 95% of students in the state having no alternative to public education.  State Rep. Sue Wilson, a Republican representing Cheyenne and Laramie County, is working to change that – through a new organization focused on promoting religious and private education opportunities. Wilson is…

To leaders who want to raise more money

The numbers don’t lie, and you are still in shock. You just received your year-to-date budget reports and only a few weeks are left in your fiscal year. The total giving this year is about the same as last year. While this isn’t a crisis, you can’t help feeling exhausted.  In the quiet of your office…

Yes, school choice works in rural areas

(reimaginED) – For school choice opponents across America who say school choice can’t work in rural areas, say hi to Hope Rural School! Hope Rural School is a PreK-5 Catholic school in Indiantown, Florida, population 6,560. Virtually all its 135 students use school choice scholarships. “This is rural America,” said the school director, Sister Elizabeth Dunn.…

Parents and education leaders rally at ‘ground zero’ of parental rights movement

As someone born in Mao’s China, Xi Van Fleet was considered more of a ward of the government than a child to her own parents.  She considers that a red flag for her fellow Americans today. “It is happening in America,” Van Fleet dramatically warned a crowd of parents and educators at a rally Tuesday. “I…

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 public dollars to schools that practice religion. Even though a 2020 Supreme Court ruling in a Montana case opened the door for voucher programs to include religious schools in many places,…
Christian Education April 14th, 2022

Christian education booms in east Tennessee, fueled by concerned parents seeking public alternative

Perhaps nowhere in the country is the construction and enrollment boom in Christian education being heard more loudly than in Sullivan County, Tennessee. Lakeway Christian School System is preparing to build a new 240,000-square-foot campus in Kingsport, Tennessee, in order to accommodate the surge in demand for private education in the area. In the past five…

Supporters rally to raise $450,000 to keep historic Alabama Catholic school open

An Alabama parochial school that played an important role in the nation’s civil rights movement and recently was threatened with closure now will stay open. Heart of Mary Catholic School, which has operated for 121 years in Mobile and serves primarily Black students, will continue to operate with an independent governing board, according to officials of…

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 religious “government speech.” Jesse Panuccio, attorney for Cambridge Christian School in Tampa, told The Lion on Friday the school will appeal the ruling within the month. Cambridge Christian had filed a…