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Christian Campus Groups Stripped of Recognition for Requiring Christian Leaders Regain Rights

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Christian student groups in the California State University system that were stripped of official recognition last year for requiring their leaders to be Christian have now regained their rights following a reversal of the decision. As previously reported, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, which identifies as an “evangelical campus mission,” lost recognition last fall at […]

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Teacher Who Read Homosexual Book to Third Graders Resigns Following Parental Outrcy

EFLAND, N.C. — An elementary school teacher who read a book about homosexuality to third graders has resigned following outcry from parents who were upset that their children were exposed to the material. Both teacher Omar Currie and Assistant Principal Meg Goodhand have resigned from their positions at Efland-Cheeks Elementary School following the incident, which occurred […]

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Virginia Girl Who Identifies as Boy Sues School District for Being Disallowed Use of Men’s Restroom

GLOUCESTER, Va. — A Virginia girl who identifies as a boy has sued her local school district in an effort to obtain permission to use the men’s restroom at school. As previously reported, Gavin Grimm, 16, told reporters in December that she began using the boys’ restroom after obtaining permission from the school principal when she expressed disapproval over being […]

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Pennsylvania Public School Teachers Visit Mosque, Receive Training on Islamic Culture, Beliefs

LEBANON, Pa. — An estimated 50 teachers from a school district in Pennsylvania recently attended a workshop on Islamic culture and religion, and visited a local mosque for further instruction. According to reports, the training was meant to help teachers understand and accommodate Muslim students in the Lebanon School District. Leaders from the district, including […]

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Court Rules in Favor of Public School District Sued By Teachers for Contracting With Christian School

NASHVILLE — A federal appeals court has ruled that a public school district in Tennessee did not violate the Constitution’s Establishment Clause when it contracted with a Christian school to run its alternative program for students with behavioral or educational challenges. According to reports, in 2003, two teachers with the Jefferson County School district filed […]

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Idaho Republicans Propose Resolution Supporting Use of Bible in Public Schools

BOISE, Idaho — Republicans in Idaho have proposed a resolution calling for support for using the Bible alongside public school curriculum. Resolution 2015-P20 was submitted by Idaho County Chairman Marge Arnzen, and uses state history as the basis of the motion. “[I]n 1782, the U.S. Congress voted this resolution: ‘The Congress of the United States […]

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Congress Urged to Pass Law Protecting Religious Schools from Punishment Over Marriage Beliefs

WASHINGTON — Administrators from Christian and Catholic schools nationwide have signed on to a letter urging Congress to pass a law that would protect religious schools from punishment over their biblical beliefs on marriage. Daniel Egeler, the president of the Association of Christian Schools International, Al Mohler, the president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Michael Ferris, […]

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Resolution Reached in Case of Student Banned from Hosting Prayer Group During Free Period

COLORADO SPRINGS, Co. — A resolution of sorts has been reached in a lawsuit against a Colorado school that prohibited a student from leading a group that met to sing, pray and discuss religious topics during their morning free period. As previously reported, now former Pine Creek High School student Chase Windebank had been leading […]

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Youngsters’ Trip to Dinosaur Museum Dashed by Atheists

(OneNewsNow) — Disappointed third-graders were told last week that their field trip to a creation teaching dinosaur fossil museum in Montana had been scrapped — after their school district caved in to threats made by an atheist group. The Glendive School District has bowed down to threats by the group Americans United for Separation of […]

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Federal Judge Orders Expungement of Punishment Against Teen Who Shared Christ With Classmates

EVERETT, Wash. — A federal judge in Washington has ruled partly in favor of a high school student who was repeatedly suspended last year over his evangelistic activities on campus, ordering the punishments on his record to be expunged. As previously reported, Michael Leal, a senior at Cascade High School in Everett, was suspended several times last year because […]

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