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2012 (By Year)

  • Dec 31

    In 2012 many Christian colleges saw ObamaCare challenge their religious freedoms, schools made significant gains, student religious freedoms were increasingly being attacked, and at the end of the year the massacre of young children at Sandy Hook Elementary cast a pall over the nation at year's end.

  • Dec 28

    It makes homes more comfortable with IKEA, driving safer with Volvo, and communication easier with Skype -- but when it comes to homeschooling, the country of Sweden makes parents' life as difficult as possible.

  • Dec 28

    While a California assemblyman agrees that a plan to give more fiscal control to public schools is a good idea, he says handing schools more funds for poor students or those just learning English won't generate results.

  • Dec 27

    Texas public school curriculum is teaching students that "Allah is the Almighty God," which is beginning to catch the attention of critics. The creators of that curriculum, however, claim critics are taking information out of context.

  • Dec 27

    A social conservative sees a law passed by the Massachusetts Legislature as evidence that radical homosexual activists continue to push their agenda into public schools.

  • Dec 26

    An education leader is arguing that the federal government must allow schools to get back to the "art of teaching" instead of placing difficult demands on them.

  • Dec 26

    With the failure of his measure to require the teaching of creationism in public schools, an Indiana senator is trying a different approach.

  • Dec 26

    A new report from a nonprofit educational foundation shows that three-fifths of colleges in the U.S. still seriously restrict free speech. But there is some good news.

  • Dec 26

    Though it didn't affect this year's events, a Texas state legislator is introducing a measure he hopes will protect teachers and school administrators who want to refer to Christmas as Christmas.

  • Dec 21

    A Christian attorney says some Montana parents are taking the "war on Christmas" to a whole new level.

  • Dec 17

    Although there have been academic improvements among fourth-graders, U.S. eighth-grade students still lag far behind their global counterparts. One analyst says America's model is still failing its students.

  • Dec 17

    Maryland school officials, installing biometric palm readers in school lunch lines, have backed off on using them after a constitutional advocacy organization expressed privacy concerns.

  • Dec 11

    Another German homeschooling family has been subjected to their government's Gestapo-like efforts to make sure every child in the country is educated in its schools under the influence of its textbooks.

  • Dec 10

    If the public outcry of some Illinois parents and citizens is any indication, their local high school will not be reinstating a policy regarding students who experience "gender confusion."

  • Dec 7

    ADF and members of a North Carolina community are stepping in on behalf of a first-grader who was forced to remove a sentence referencing God from a Veterans Day poem she wrote to honor her grandfathers.

  • Dec 7

    The California Federation of Teachers has produced a video that one critic says amounts to "little more than big labor propaganda" aimed at young students to further class warfare.