“Guns, hunting, etc., are not subjects that are to be discussed in school,” informed the administrator. So read a letter sent to Collinsville, Illinois, resident Kristy Jackson, the mother of a four-year-old boy suspended for seven days.
A Pennsylvania high-school student is suing his school district for allegedly forcing him to share a locker room with a transgender student and threatening him for complaining about the situation.
Christian parents should pull their children out of public schools, now, to protect them from spiritual damage and other serious problems. Pastors and churches should work to encourage that “exodus,” helping and encouraging families to put their kids in homeschools or private Christian schools as quickly as possible. The alternative will be the continued decline of the church in America and an acceleration of the nation's decline. That was the message of an evangelical ministry leader speaking as a guest this week on one of America's top Christian radio programs.
Dr. James Dobson, one of the nation's most influential Christian leaders, hosted the discussion on his national radio program focusing on the spiritual danger of allowing children to sit in secular or even anti-God public schools for over a dozen formative years. Dobson's guest on his nationally syndicated show Family Talk, heard on hundreds of stations across America, was Lt. Col. E. Ray Moore, a retired military chaplain, a homeschooling pioneer, and the nation's leading advocate of a mass exodus of Christian children from the government schools. The explosive interview could have far-reaching ramifications, forcing millions of Christian parents and thousands of pastors across America to re-consider their choices.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry charged that the Texas A&M Student Government Association “made a mockery of due process and transparency” in conducting its recent elections for installing a homosexual candidate.
A study guide given to students in a class at George Washington University claims that only white people can be racist.
Groundbreaking legislation being considered in the Florida legislature would create a formal process allowing parents and taxpayers to challenge the use of inaccurate or biased instructional materials such as textbooks in public schools.
Students at Valley High School in Iowa donned patriotic and U.S.A.-themed gear to attend a basketball game against Des Moines North High School on March 8. North students were offended, so Valley delivered a note of apology.
Officials at the New York State Board of Regents believe it is more important to be politically correct than to ensure that the individuals educating New York’s students have a mastery of the English language. Associated Press reports that the Board of Regents plans to scrap a literacy test for potential teachers because too many non-whites are failing the test. Critics claim the test is making it difficult to achieve diversity within the teaching profession.
A General Social Survey poll finds that today’s college students are far less tolerant of controversial speech than they were four decades ago.
In an unusual move that comes amid intensifying efforts across America to provide what critics call “medicine at gun point,” dozens of schoolchildren were banned from attending class in Rochester, Minnesota, for not proving they received a dizzying array of government-mandated vaccines. The reported number of students removed from school began at around 80, declining to about 60 soon afterward.