Tag Archives: education

MICHIGAN: School Teacher Suspended For Playing Pro-Gay Music Video

A public middle school teacher in Michigan has been suspended for playing a popular pro-gay music video upon a request by a student. “I asked him a few questions about the song. If it was violent, if there was any profanity, and he said no. And I said this sounds like a great song to go ahead and use for ...

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You Can’t Be A Democrat & Go To Heaven

A Kentucky public high school teacher has been reprimanded and forced to apologize after writing “You can’t be a Democrat & go to heaven” on her classroom’s white board. According to Superintendent Doug Bennett, the accused teacher, Kendra Baker, heard the statement from a student then proceeded to write it on her board. The statement was not a part of ...

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NOM Warns: There Are GAYS In Dorms

(Via Good As You)

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From The Red-Caped Catholic Loons

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TRAILER: The Revisionaries

Christian Nightmares tips us to the trailer for the documentary The Revisionaries, which tracks the Texas school textbook board as they insert Christianist dogma into the history and science lessons for the nation’s public school children.  The film begins playing the festival circuit this week.

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CNN Anchor Hangs Up On Bryan Fischer Over Claims About Anti-Bullying Day

Two weeks ago I told you that the American Family Association is calling for parents to keep their children out of school during the SPLC’s annual Mix It Up Day, which for ten years has encouraged students to sit at lunch with kids outside of their social circles.  According to the AFA, Mix It Up Day is a secret plan ...

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NC College: No Chikin In Our Food Court

The student government of North Carolina’s Elon University has voted 35-11 to demand that the school administration eject Chick-Fil-A from its food court. Dan Anderson, an Elon spokesman and one of the university’s vice presidents, said Chick-fil-A is on campus through Aramark, a food services provider that contracts with the company to provide food on campus. Despite that relationship, he ...

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Maryland Marriage Equality Calls For Gallaudet To Reinstate Diversity Officer

Marylanders for Marriage Equality has denounced Gallaudet University’s suspension of its diversity officer for signing the petition to repeal same-sex marriage. Via Washington Blade: Josh Levin, campaign manager for Marylanders for Marriage Equality, released a statement Wednesday evening expressing opposition to Gallaudet’s decision to place Dr. Angela McCaskill, a Maryland resident and the school’s Associate Provost of Diversity and Inclusion, ...

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Booming Biz For NYC “Phone Valets”

You might recall early this summer when one of these trucks was robbed of hundreds of phones, causing “panic and wailing” among students.

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Another Lawsuit To Stop “Ex-Gay” Ban

“Of all the freedom-killing bills we have seen in our legislature the last several years, this is among the worst. This outrageous bill makes no exceptions for young victims of sexual abuse who are plagued with unwanted same-sex attraction, nor does it respect the consciences of mental health professionals who work in a church. We are filing suit to defend ...

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TEXAS: Students Protest Ban Of Christian Messages On “Run-Thru” Football Signs

Students and parents at a Texas high school are furious after being told they can no longer post Christian messages on the banners that football players burst through to begin the games. “It is not a personal opinion of mine,” said Kountze ISD Superintendent Kevin Weldon in a phone interview. “My personal convictions are that I am a Christian as ...

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Chicago’s Teachers End Strike

The Chicago Teachers Union voted yesterday to end their week-old strike. Karen Lewis, the union president, described the voice vote as 98 percent to 2 percent in favor and a sign that the deal was seen as good, though hardly perfect. “We said that it was time — that we couldn’t solve all the problems of the world with one ...

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Animated Tower

Swiss high schoolers manually open and close their windows to create a giant stop-motion effect. They explain how it was done at the end.(Via Buzzfeed)

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MEXICO: Christian Cult Stones Students Attempting To Attend Secular School

Saying that the “Virgin Of The Rosary” had told them that secular education is the work of the devil, a Christian cult in Mexico burned down one town’s only government-run school and hurled stones at students attempting to then attend classes in the homes of teachers. “It is a problem of fundamentalism,” Michoacan state government secretary Jesus Reyna Garcia told ...

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Fischer: We Must Call Out The National Guard To Protect School Prayers

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Liberty Counsel: Help Us Send A How-To Guide On Proselytizing At Public Schools

The Liberty Counsel is sending the “Patriot’s Handbook of Religious Freedom in Public Schools” to every public school in the nation so that students understand that they have the right to inflict Christianity on classmates whether they like it or not. Presumably, the Patriot’s Handbook will include a lesson on kidnapping. The vast majority of these Handbooks have already been ...

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MISSOURI: Voters Approve Referendum Granting Students Right To Refuse Evolution Lessons

Last week Missouri’s voters approved a “Right To Pray” referendum that includes, among many others things, the “protection” of public school students’ God-given right to refuse to be taught evolution. Amendment 2 “is a lawyer’s dream” because of its vagueness, says Joshua Rosenau, programs and policy director of the National Center for Science Education in Oakland, California, which tracks efforts ...

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AFA’s Free Bible With Extra Hate

One Millions Moms is offering middle school students a free comic book version of the bible which includes extra hate for those unimpressed by the original. During this vital project, in a very effective and unique evangelism outreach, a “Truth For Youth” Bible (TFY), will be given to all teenagers who commit to give the Bibles to their unsaved friends ...

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LOUSIANIA: Christian Charter School Tests Girls For Pregnancy, Boots Knocked-Ups

A Louisiana Christian charter school forced girls to take pregnancy tests. Those who tested positively were expelled. Delhi Charter School’s policy states the school seeks to maintain an environment where students will learn and exhibit acceptable character traits that govern language, gesture, physical actions and written words. “The school reserves the right to require any female student to take a ...

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TENNESSEE: Vanderbilt Employee Busted Throwing Out Copies Of Local LGBT Paper

Security cameras at Vanderbilt University revealed that an employee has been removing copies of the local LGBT paper and throwing them in the garbage. The papers were editions of Out & About, a monthly publication geared toward Nashville’s gay and lesbian community. For Out & About Editor Patrick Armstrong, it answers a frustrating and lingering question over what has been ...

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