Education (2011)

359 Items (Page 1 of 30)

  • January 03, 2011
    Bill Bumpas

    Anti-bullying campaign - avenue for advocacy

    A pro-family group in Minnesota is concerned that more school districts across the state could soon expand their anti-bullying policies to specify sexual orientation.
  • January 04, 2011
    Bill Bumpas

    Abstinence redefined?

    An advocate for abstinence says the sex-education curricula in most schools could be the reason that teens who said they were abstinent actually tested positive for a sexually transmitted disease.
  • January 05, 2011
    Bill Bumpas

    'Eye-opening' project for home schoolers

    More than 10,000 home-school families have teamed up with a literature-based home-schooling company to raise more than $300,000 for Children's Bible Clubs in India.
  • January 06, 2011
    Bill Bumpas

    'Subjective' definition should be revised

    A backer of abstinence education says the government is funding a message that attempts to redefine the meaning of "abstinence."
  • January 11, 2011
    Bill Bumpas

    Stats show definite climb in home schooling

    A newly released study estimates that more than two million U.S. children were home schooled in 2010.
  • January 12, 2011
    Becky Yeh - California correspondent

    Hezbollah supporter to head new dept. of study

    A California pro-Israel group is warning that a liberal arts school in the state is promoting anti-Semitism on its campus.
  • January 13, 2011
    Charlie Butts

    Vandy dumps 'abortion' pledge

    Vanderbilt University has been forced to abandon an abortion pledge for nursing students -- after Alliance Defense Fund attorneys challenged the policy.
  • January 14, 2011
    Bill Bumpas

    Study: Choice enhances graduation rates

    School choice supporters in Wisconsin are applauding a new study showing that students in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program are more likely to receive diplomas than are students who attend the city's public schools.
  • January 17, 2011
    Bill Bumpas

    Campaign regards students' religious rights

    Two Christian organizations are teaming up to help provide information regarding religious freedom in schools for parents and students.
  • January 18, 2011
    Bill Bumpas

    Researcher: School choice should be open to all

    School choice is becoming an increasingly popular discussion among politicians as state legislative sessions convene.
  • January 19, 2011
    Bill Bumpas

    Money can't buy smarts

    An education analyst isn't surprised with research in a new book revealing that many students in higher education are actually learning very little.
  • January 21, 2011
    Bill Bumpas

    Detroit's educational cuts precede others'

    An education analyst with the Cata Institute is applauding a plan by a public school official in Detroit that would make drastic changes in an attempt to get the school district out of hundreds of millions of dollars of debt.