Education (2012)



391 Items (Page 1 of 33)

  • December 31, 2012
    Bob Kellogg

    Education 2012: Year in Review

    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.

  • December 29, 2012
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Sweden pursues homeschoolers ... again

    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.

  • December 31, 2012
    Becky Yeh - California correspondent

    Brown's ed. fund plan a dead end

    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.

  • December 28, 2012
    Bob Kellogg

    Public schools promoting Islam

    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.

  • December 28, 2012
    Bob Kellogg

    Onerous measure's approval just the beginning

    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.

  • December 27, 2012
    Becky Yeh - California correspondent

    Golden State stuck with NCLB requirements

    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.

  • December 27, 2012
    Bob Kellogg

    Truth in education

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

  • December 27, 2012
    Bob Kellogg

    Report: College speech codes getting better

    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.

  • December 26, 2012
    Bob Kellogg

    TX rep. introduces 'Merry Christmas Bill'

    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.

  • December 21, 2012
    Bob Kellogg

    Christmas carols = bullying?

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

  • December 18, 2012
    Bob Kellogg

    U.S. students lagging

    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.

  • December 18, 2012
    Bob Kellogg

    Parents protest scanner surveillance technology in schools

    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.