Public Education

Why We Need to Take Education Back to Past Practices

"... our public schools and universities cannot be places where virtue is taught, primarily because we as a society can hardly agree on the meaning of the word. Most of our schools no longer recognize character formation as 'being the ultimate end of all instruction.'" - Intellectual Takeout

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The Saddest Story I’ve Read in a Good While: Kids See through Adults’ Blindness to Natural Law

"As children, they didn’t think to challenge the new adult rules, the new adult ideas of justice. Instead, they found a way around this difficulty that the grown-ups had introduced into their lives. It was a quiet plea to be left alone." - Mark Ward

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The Transcendental Meditation (TM) Quiet Time Program will soon be taught in New York schools

"As is made clear in the presentations, TM is a Hindu-based religious practice. Along with individual ‘mantras,’ which are the names of Hindu deities, Quiet Time requires each student to participate in a Hindu ceremony known as a ‘puja.’ which TM describes (incorrectly) as a secular ceremony." - RNS

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‘In God We Trust’ Signs to Be Posted in Every Louisiana School This Year

“I still feel strongly that America is a Christian nation,” Shelby Ainsworth, principal of West Monroe High School, told WAFB 9. “I want our high school youngsters exposed to as much as that as possible.” - Christian Headlines

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A conservative Christian group is pushing Bible classes in public schools nationwide — and it’s working

"Scenes of Bible classes in public school could become increasingly common across the United States if other states follow Kentucky’s lead in passing legislation that encourages high schools to teach the Bible... [Project Blitz] persuaded at least 10 state legislatures to introduce versions of it this year." - Washington Post

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Nebraska principal bans all things Christmas, says candy canes symbolize Jesus -- board overrules

"A school district in Nebraska has clarified that a principal’s recent directives to teachers effectively banning all Christmas and other religious holiday symbols violate school board policy." - CPost

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