Public Education

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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Scotland Becomes First Country to Include Education on LGBT Issues in All Schools

"In what officials are heralding as a 'world first,' Scotland will require schools to 'embed' teaching LGBT rights into their curriculum in a move they believe will tackle 'homophobia and discrimination.'" - C. Headlines

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West Virginia Considering Bill to Require Bible History Elective for Schools

"The schools shall require regular courses of instruction by the completion of the 12th grade in the history of the United States, in civics, in the Constitution of the United States ... and making available, as an elective course of instruction, the history of the Old and New Testaments of the Bible," reads the amended text.

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