Public Education

No, Illinois High Schools Are Not Implementing a ‘Race-Based’ Grading System

"The new grading practices are designed to help students struggling with difficult home situations but, according to an official statement, 'OPRFHS does not, nor has it ever had a plan to, grade any students differently based on race.'" - Relevant

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Coach Joe Kennedy goes to the Supreme Court and the media coverage gets a B+

"Many of the headlines said the majority-conservative court 'appeared sympathetic' to the coach, which I disagree with. The justices appeared more confused by the conflicting narratives.... Breyer plaintively noted at one point: 'One of my problems in this case, is that the parties seem to have different views of the facts.'" - Get Religion

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Pennsylvania school board votes down parent's request to launch After School Satan Club

"Groome said she wanted her children to be able to participate in extracurricular activities, but sought a secular alternative to the Joy El Christian club, which operates at nine of the 16 school districts in the county and offers off-campus activities." - C.Post

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Students walk out at West Virginia public school after ‘Christian revival’ service

Students "were told by their teacher to go to an evangelical Christian revival assembly. When students arrived at the event in the school's auditorium, they were instructed to close their eyes and raise their arms in prayer... were asked to give their lives over to Jesus to find purpose and salvation." - NPR

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