Education (2013)



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  • December 31, 2013
    Bob Kellogg

    Education 2013: Year in Review

    OneNewsNow looks back at how 2013 saw continuing lackluster student ACT scores, a drop in SAT scores, continued increases in the number of homeschooled students, and how the parents and citizens of Sandy Hook are coping one year after the infamous school shooting.

  • December 31, 2013
    Bob Kellogg

    Hey kid, put down that imaginary bow and arrow!

    After pulling back an imaginary bow and shooting a make-believe arrow at a classmate, a Pennsylvania fifth grader was suspended and charged with a weapons violation. 

  • December 30, 2013
    Russ Jones

    Sunday event reminds students of their religious freedom

    January 12 has been designated as a special national event in which churches are encouraged to honor the educators within their congregations. 

  • December 30, 2013
    Charlie Butts

    Christian law school in Canada still not certainty but closer

    A proposed Christian law school in Canada needs one more step to complete the process and open the doors to students. 

  • December 27, 2013
    Bob Kellogg

    Can we expect 'glitches' with Common Core as well?

    A spokeswoman for The Heritage Foundation says the leader of a national teachers union is spot-on in seeking a delay in the implementation of Common Core standards – but apparently it's not out of concern for public school students.

  • December 26, 2013
    Bob Kellogg

    Note to gov't advocates of Common Core: Be very afraid

    They're small in number now, but a growing number of parents nationwide are opting their children out of Common Core – especially when it comes to the standardized tests.

  • December 26, 2013
    Bob Kellogg

    Staver: School both right, wrong in how it addressed student's speech

    A conservative civil rights advocate thinks Florida school officials may have had good justification for stripping a fifth-grader of his prize following the youngster's winning speech about the use of religion to justify murder.

  • December 24, 2013
    Bob Kellogg

    Letters go to Pennsylvania schools after court decision

    A legal group is corresponding via letter with 300 public school districts in Pennsylvania, fearing they may be defying an important court decision. 

  • December 23, 2013
    Bob Kellogg

    Free scholarship money for free speech essay

    Parents will be glad to know their children have the opportunity to earn thousands in college scholarships thanks to the Foundation for Individual Freedom in Education contest. 

  • December 20, 2013
    Bob Kellogg

    Christmas as it should be in Texas public schools

    The PTA at a public school north of Dallas tried to quash Christmas celebrations this year, but a new state law has salvaged the Yuletide fun for students and staff.

  • December 20, 2013
    Bob Kellogg

    Atheist threats to Christian program unconstitutional

    A South Carolina high school needlessly caved into threats from an atheist group and halted this year's Operation Christmas Child program sponsored by a Christian group.

  • December 19, 2013
    Bob Kellogg

    Band censored for being 'too white' for music genre

    A Massachusetts college is under fire after students forced school officials to "uninvite" a band because students complained band members were "too white."

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