A Maryland school official who recently stirred controversy for saying that transgender students should be allowed to bunk on school-related trips with the gender group of their choice, told The Christian Post that the students "get it" when it comes to transgender acceptance.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation is sending the Livingston Parish Public Schools in Louisiana a check for $10,000 to help them rebuild after massive flood-caused damage. FFRF added that the District's website should also rethink the banner headline quoting the superintendent which reads, "Praying for all of our Living Parish people!"
The country at a crossroads with unmet health care needs. Demand is increasing across age groups, the population as a whole is aging, costs are increasing and physician shortages exist in a significant part of the nation. We see theShow More Summary
An Irish mother just started using WhatsApp, but we have a feeling she’s going to do just fine. Dave McGinn, of the town of Tallaught in South Dublin, Ireland, told The Metro that his dad got his mom, Rita, a smartphone for her birthday this week. Show More Summary
A group of six refugees and their parents have filed a class-action lawsuit claiming that they were denied the right to equal educational opportunities in the US after fleeing violence and persecution in their home countries. The students,...Show More Summary
From a Slipped Disc reader: We have a group from school in South West London, who are travelling to the USA on a performing arts tour this October, and are flying Virgin Atlantic. This will be the trip of a lifetime for some of these talented kids, but at the moment they’re getting kicked in […]
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -Black adults rate school violence and racial inequities higher on their list of children's health concerns than other groups, a new national poll says. Among black adults, 61 percent believe racial inequities are "a...Show More Summary
Black adults rate school violence and racial inequities higher on their list of children's health concerns than other groups, a new national poll says.
A group of geeky friends, teens who are too cool for school, a demogorgon, a psychic kid, and the upside down- these are all things found in the new Netflix series Stranger Things. But as I recall the only cat on the show was in a shadowy lab and only on screen for a sec, and you know how the internet feels about programs without cats. Show More Summary
The Big 12 conference, which currently has 10 member schools, is expanding and there are several candidates who'd like to join. Some are saying that Brigham Young University is near the top of the list. But several groups are now urging commissioners to deny BYU's application because of the way it treats LGBT students.
The group wants states to pattern their educational systems on high-performing nations.
Several districts contacted said they were reviewing the group's request
The school's Students for Life club was told the campus pro-abortion group already had the issue covered.
Following up on yesterday's post, Diversity, Consumer Groups At Odds Over Proposed Tougher Bar-Passage Rule For Law Schools: Wall Street Journal, Tougher Bar-Passage Standard for Law Schools Sparks Objections: Bar-exam passage rates and racial diversity are two flashpoints in the legal industry. The two are now bumping against each other...
For Pioneer Works' week-long Art x Code workshop, 10 high school girls learned the basics of VR world-building.
National Law Journal, Diversity, Consumer Groups at Odds over Tougher Bar-Pass Rule Proposed for Law Schools: Factions are again forming in the battle over the American Bar Association’s bar-passage standard for law schools, with diversity and consumer advocates at odds over a proposal to strengthen the rule. The proposal now...
A group from Salem Massachusetts is fighting for the right to institute their own version of an afterschool program to elementary schools across the nation. The Satanic Temple’s cofounder Doug
In Salem, an area that stands out for its history of its 17th century witch trials, leaders of the areas Satanic Temple are plotting to bring their message about their beliefs to public elementary schools. Leaders of the group point out that evangelical Christian organizations have already found their place in the nation’s schools via... Show More Summary
A public charter school in Texas is being investigated for pushing religion onto students as if it were a private Christian school. According to a letter from Freedom From Religion Foundation Attorney Sam Grover to Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath, Advantage Academy is out of control when it comes to preaching faith.