Public Schools

Georgia Endorsed Bible Classes. Twice. But Schools Aren’t Teaching Them

Why a growing political push to put the Bible in classrooms only has a minor impact. Steve J. Smith wants the 671 high school students in Bleckley County, Georgia, to know the Bible. As a Southern Baptist pastor, Smith believes Scripture has the power to transform their lives and ultimately lead them to salvation. As …

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School fires substitute teacher who told 5th-graders ‘homosexuality is wrong’

A substitute teacher from Utah was fired after she allegedly told a classroom full of fifth-graders that “homosexuality is wrong” during a Thanksgiving exercise about gratitude. Students at Deerfield Elementary School in Cedar Hills, Utah, said she launched into an angry anti-gay rant when a classmate expressed that he was thankful for his two fathers. The school …

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Indiana Schools Taught What Without Parental Approval?

Indiana parents are furious after eighth-graders at Lincoln Junior High School were exposed to a classroom lesson on sexual orientation, gender expression and gender identity issues—without being notified in advance by the school district. The 12-year-olds were required to watch a video titled, “LGBTQ: Understanding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities.” They were also required to …

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State Passes Law Letting Teachers Use Bibles In The Classroom. Do They Have Your Support?

A unanimous bill was recently passed amongst Kentucky’s Education Committee. The bill states that public educators are permitted to use the Bible for literacy class, as a means to better students’ knowledge of poetry, stories and biblical characters. The purpose of the course is to help students develop analytical skills and historical knowledge that they …

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Ohio school district considers making all restrooms unisex in response to trans student controversy

A new development has been made in the case of an Ohio transgender student’s bathroom choice. Keith Crabtree, school board president for Northwest Local School District, tells WOWK he and his colleagues may have a solution to the issue: Make every restroom and locker room unisex. All restrooms would have completely private toilet rooms and …

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‘There is no God but Allah’? School accused of Islamic indoctrination

Maury County, Tennessee is in the heart of the Bible Belt. So it’s understandable why the local church ladies got all shook up when they discovered that school children had been forced to declare, “There is no God but Allah.” Seventh graders at Spring Hill Middle School spent three weeks covering Islam in a Social …

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