Public Schools

An old debate over religion in school is opening up again

"A major catalyst for division was the decision of the Cincinnati School Board in 1869 to end Scripture reading in classrooms. Having long objected to Bible study in the city’s schools, Catholics had established their own system of parochial schools." - The Conversation

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Students’ Test Scores Unchanged After Decades of Federal Intervention in Education

"Over those past two decades, while federal policymakers were busy enacting new federal laws, creating mandates for local school leaders, and increasing the Department of Education’s budget from $38 billion in 2000 (unadjusted for inflation) to roughly $70 billion today, the math and reading performance of American high school students remained completely flat." - Daily Signal

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The Supreme Court Is Not Debating Your “Humanity”

"... whichever way the Court rules, no one’s humanity hangs in the balance. Memes like the one pictured at top, though couched in terms of concern for young people who are different from their peers, don’t really help if they instill in their subjects needless fear, unhappiness, and the belief that the world is out to get them." - The Bulwark

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Kentucky Law Requiring 'In God We Trust' Be Displayed at Schools Going into Effect

The law: “Local boards shall require each public elementary and secondary school to display the national motto of the United States, ‘In God We Trust,’ in a prominent location in the school” - Christian Headlines

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California Installs New Sex Education Guidelines That Teach 5-Year-Olds about Transgenderism

"The California Department of Education has been praised by the LGBT community for approving new education guidelines that discuss the issue of gender fluidity with kids as young as five." - Christian Headlines

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School Districts Say, 'Thousands of Students' in Virginia Are Transgender and Should Choose Which Restroom to Use

"The four school systems currently have approved rules in their schools that prohibit discrimination based on gender identity. The policies don’t expressly guarantee student access to their choice of restroom, but the schools try to meet those requests." - Christian Headlines

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