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Christian Parents Are Horrified That Children Will Learn That Gay People Exist

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CONGRESS: 33 GOP House Cosponsors For Bill To Allow Prayer For School Boards

“This is not an issue of school prayer, it’s an issue of a fact that a school board — like the legislature or Congress or the Supreme Court; a deliberative body making decisions that have the force of law — should be, if they desire — not mandated, but if they desire, and the community supports it — that they ...

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GRAPH: Sexual Harassment In Schools

From a just-published study: On its survey of a nationally representative group of 1,965 students, the American Association of University Women, a nonprofit research organization, defined harassment as “unwelcome sexual behavior that takes place in person or electronically.” Over all, girls reported being harassed more than boys — 56 percent compared with 40 percent — though it was evenly divided ...

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INDIANA: Public Schools Suffer As Voucher Program Swells Private Christian Schools

Months after sweeping into power in the state legislature, Indiana’s teabaggers instituted the nation’s strongest school voucher system, which allows parents to use taxpayers’ money to pay the tuition for private Christian schools. And things are turning out exactly like you’d expect. Weeks after Indiana began the nation’s broadest school voucher program, thousands of students have transferred from public to ...

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FLORIDA: Gov. Rick Scott Proposes Radical School Voucher Program

Florida Gov. Rick “Medicare Fraud” Scott is proposing a radical school voucher program that would pay parents 85% of the cost of their child’s public education. Parents can then use that money to move their children into private and religious schools. In 2006, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that a similar proposal was unconstitutional. Critics argue that Scott’s plan would ...

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Fallout From Lawrence King?

In Hamilton, Ohio, an 8th grade boy is getting grief for wearing makeup to school. I’m guessing that this is only a story because schools are now terrified of having their own Lawrence King tragedy. A Garfield Middle School student and his family are challenging the Hamilton City School District over his right to wear black eyeliner and lipstick to ...

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Wingnuts: No Fun For Kids, Ever!

This story has been brewing in Freeperland for a few days, but just hit the MSM. An elementary-school event in which kids were encouraged to dress as members of the opposite gender drew the ire of a Christian radio group, whose angry broadcast prompted outraged calls to the district office. Students at Pineview Elementary in Reedsburg had been dressing in ...

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Threats Against Pro-Gay Massachusetts School Superintendent Paul Ash

As contrast to the North Carolina school board post earlier today, Lexington, Massachusetts school superintendent Paul Ash (left) is being threatened with physical violence by New Jersey radio host and white supremacist Hal Turner for advocating for LGBT youth. Turner posted Ash’s home address and phone number on his site. Police in Massachusetts are investigating. Lexington superintendent Paul Ash of ...

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“Gay” #1 Insult For British Kids

According to a new study, “gay” is most-used insult among students in UK. Every generation of schoolchildren has them, the playground put-downs that can leave a pupil’s reputation in tatters among their peers. For the current generation, “gay”, “bitch” and “slag” are the most frequently used terms of abuse, according to a survey by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers ...

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American Family Association: Keep Your Kids At Home On Day Of Silence

From the American Family Association: If your child’s school observes the homosexual sponsored “Day of Silence,” keep your child at home April 25. Friday, April 25, several thousand schools across the nation will be observing “Day of Silence (DOS).” DOS is a nationwide push to promote the homosexual lifestyle in public schools. AFA is joining other family-oriented groups in urging ...

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