Christian Education

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…
Christian Education April 8th, 2022

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 private or homeschool education. Laconia Christian Academy attributes some of its 36 percent enrollment growth to the new program. Read more. Southside Christian School plans massive expansion – A Christian school…

Attorneys general from 15 states threaten legal action against Biden administration to protect women’s sports

As the Biden administration threatens to remove protections for women in sports, several states are fighting back. In a letter sent to the Department of Education, attorneys general from 15 states threatened legal action if the federal government modifies Title IX to effectively allow transgender athletes to compete in women’s sports. The goal of the letter…

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 views of sexuality and creation.  Vida Real Church is located in a large Hispanic immigrant community in Somerville, a Boston suburb. Noticing a need for a Christian school in the community,…

Classical educators: the happiest people on Earth

(reimaginED) – There is a lot of unhappiness these days. A recent Monmouth poll revealed that 73% of Americans are unhappy with the direction of our country. Teachers are especially grumpy, with a survey reporting that 54% of them are seriously considering leaving teaching. Clearly, that survey didn’t include many teachers at classical schools. I just…

KC-based nonprofit plans to help full-time working parents with homeschool

Rhonda McAfee thought her homeschool journey had ended when the last of her three children completed high school. “When my youngest son graduated, I thought I was finished,” the Olathe, Kansas mother said. “Like most parents, we feel we’re done. But God made it clear to me that my homeschool journey was connected with other families.”…
Christian Education April 1st, 2022

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 Christian and Concordia in the annual High School Baseball Classic. Pictured here. Lanier Christian Academy sees influx of students, unveils master plan – A Christian private school in Flowery Branch, Georgia…
Christian Education March 31st, 2022

Christian education boom continues around the country

Christian schools across the country are seeing tremendous growth in enrollment, as parents and students seek educational opportunities that combine academic, athletic and social offerings in environments that are also focused on spiritual and moral growth.  Spurred by dissatisfaction with public school curriculum, pandemic-related restrictions and continued remote learning, families are seeking Christian education in record…