Education (2010)

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  • January 05, 2010 Staff

    Restrictive home school legislation up for vote

    New Hampshire lawmakers are set to vote on a bill that one attorney has described as "the most anti-home school legislation ever conceived" in that state.
  • January 07, 2010 Staff

    Vote delayed on home school legislation

    A crucial vote on restrictive home-school regulations in the Granite State has been postponed.
  • January 14, 2010
    Charlie Butts

    Home-schooling 'threat' turned away

    Home schoolers in New Hampshire have "responded to the threat" posed by legislation that would have placed new, heavy restrictions on those who prefer to educate their own children.
  • January 15, 2010
    Charlie Butts

    Religious references restored to textbooks

    Christians have gained ground in the battle against eliminating religious references from textbooks under consideration by the Texas Board of Education.
  • January 16, 2010 Staff

    Texas Board defers vote on school curriculum changes

    Texas' board of education has put on hold its consideration of new social studies curriculum standards that could affect students nationwide.
  • January 18, 2010 Staff

    Home-schooling arrest in NY

    A New York couple has been arrested for failing to report they were home schooling.
  • February 02, 2010
    Bill Bumpas

    New study shows merits of abstinence education

    A new study gives proponents of abstinence education ammunition in the struggle to receive federal funding for abstinence-centered education.
  • February 04, 2010 Staff

    TN approves guidelines for teaching Bible

    Tennessee's state Board of Education has approved guidelines on how to teach the Bible in public high schools despite concern that the curriculum could be challenged in court.
  • February 11, 2010
    Bill Bumpas

    History textbook 'standards' a concern

    Education leaders in Texas are continuing to assess critical changes in the social studies curriculum that could determine what goes into textbooks on a national level.
  • February 15, 2010 Staff

    Texas forfeits 'Race to the Top'

    A member of the Texas Board of Education says the entire 15-member board and Governor Rick Perry refused to accept federal funding for President Obama's "Race to the Top" education program because it will weaken curriculum standards in Texas.
  • February 16, 2010
    Charlie Butts

    College prof cited for 'anti-gay bias'

    The American Civil Liberties Union has accused a professor in California of presenting religious views about homosexuality and abortion in an introductory health class.
  • February 19, 2010 Staff

    Panel approves Bible classes for public schools

    Kentucky may follow the lead of Texas and other states in allowing Bible classes to be taught in public schools.