Education (2012)

391 Items (Page 1 of 33)

  • January 03, 2012

    District, Christian club see eye to eye

    A Texas school district has refunded hundreds of dollars to Child Evangelism Fellowship because the higher fees charged the club violated its First Amendment rights.
  • January 04, 2012

    At issue: Merit pay for teachers

    As a Wisconsin school district considers plans that could base teacher pay hikes on their performance, one pro-family group welcomes the change.
  • January 05, 2012

    Sex-ed available to teens 24-7

    The Family Research Council is concerned most parents are unaware that many health organizations and schools are offering websites and texting services to reach adolescents with information about sex.
  • January 06, 2012

    ACLU at it again

    The ACLU is warning another school district about possible First Amendment violations -- this time in Northwest Missouri. But a Christian legal firm continues to advise schools to stand firm on the Establishment Clause.
  • January 09, 2012

    Paving way for 'gay' indoctrination

    A West Virginia pro-family advocate says homosexual activists have revamped a legislative cyber-bullying bill in a manner that opens the door for pro-homosexual programs in schools.
  • January 10, 2012

    Educator 'exiled' for beliefs

    A distinguished university professor is suing his school, claiming that he is being discriminated against for his views on creation and intelligent design.
  • January 11, 2012

    'Broken' spending in education

    While an advocate for educational freedom says the government is spending too much money on public education, a Colorado judge has ruled that the schools in that state are underfunded by billions of dollars.
  • January 12, 2012

    Clarity sought on student harassment definition

    National organizations fighting for individual rights are asking the Department of Education to defend free speech on campuses by better defining what constitutes student harassment. 
  • January 13, 2012

    Religion in schools lawful, encouraged

    Today, the government is encouraging Americans to celebrate religion in public schools.
  • January 16, 2012

    Will everyone be free to pray?

    One attorney doesn't see a problem with Muslim students being allowed to pray during school hours at a Pennsylvania school, as long as everyone is treated the same.
  • January 17, 2012

    NCLB = 'incoherent mush'

    An education analyst doesn't think the U.S. education secretary sees the real problems with the No Child Left Behind program.
  • January 18, 2012

    Schools spying on students?

    A number of schools throughout the U.s. are beginning to bypass parental permission and use electronic devices to monitor students as a way to combat obesity. But some critics are wondering how far officials will take the effort.