Public Schools

Arkansas House OKs bill requiring schools offer Bible course

"The bill approved by the House on Tuesday ... would require a public school to offer the academic study of the Bible if at least 15 students request one. The course would be taught in what the legislation calls a 'nondevotional manner with no attempt made to indoctrinate students.'" - Fox News

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Barna: Most Protestant pastors see school as 'negative influence' on spiritual formation

“In fact, schools are ranked alongside a child’s friends and peers as primarily negative influences — a view held by 61 percent of Protestant leaders and 65 percent of Catholic leaders,” said Barna. - Christian Post

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Bringing the Bible Back: Could Growing Public School Movement Backfire?

"A movement to start Bible classes in public schools is gaining ground. Seven states already recognize these classes and six more could soon follow....the same schools teaching their kids about sexuality and science would now teach them the Bible." - CBN

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Guns have been a regular fixture at American schools; why all the violence now?

"Arguably, guns are less prevalent on school campuses than they were fifty, sixty, or seventy years ago. Yet, school shootings like Columbine are a mark of our times, not those times. Why?" March for Our Lives: Can they answer this tough question?

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After Mass Shooting, Florida Votes to Put “in God We Trust” Signs in Schools

"It appears that lawmakers in Florida have found out a way to prevent increased gun violence. Instead of imposing a comprehensive ban on assault weapon purchases, which they rejected, the elected representatives of the state have voted to put the sentence 'In God We Trust' within the confines of every classroom." WRN

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