American Vision: Public school puff-piece blows up in conservative ministry’s face

OneNewsNow.com, a news arm of the American Family Association, published a post-Obergefell article puffing the need to send Christian children into public schools. They got Baptist megachurch pastor Robert Jeffress to blurb it for them. Big venue, big topic, big issue, big name, high stakes—and it comes complete with a reader poll: “What educational environment is best for the children of Christians?” The piece lures readers … Continue reading American Vision: Public school puff-piece blows up in conservative ministry’s face

I Learned A Lot in Public School

By Kelly Crawford at Generation Cedar I actually learned a lot in my conservative, small-town public school where virtually every well-intentioned teacher, as far as I knew, as well as the principal, was a self-proclaimed Christian. We still had devotions over the intercom and Teens for Christ meetings in the morning. I graduated a smiling Homecoming Queen, a cheerleader, with an Advanced diploma, a college … Continue reading I Learned A Lot in Public School

Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today

The Centers for Disease Control tells us that in recent years there has been a jump in the percentage of young people diagnosed with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, commonly known as ADHD: 7.8 percent in 2003 to 9.5 percent in 2007 and to 11 percent in 2011. The reasons for the rise are multiple, and include changes in diagnostic criteria, medication treatment and more … Continue reading Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today