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School Says It Can Kick Students Out For Supporting Gay Parents

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.24.2016 | Queer Voices

A private Christian high school is defending a policy that allows it to deny admission to or expel students who live with lesbian, gay, bisexual or tr...

Religious Schools Are Failing Us

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 03.21.2016 | Religion
Roy Speckhardt

It's not a secret that the US education system is in need of change, as international measures of student performance place us behind countries like South Korea and Finland in math, reading, and science performance. But faith-based instruction is seldom singled out as part of the problem.

Anti-Gay Tennessee School Denies Admission to Child of Gay Parents

Jamie McGonnigal | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jamie McGonnigal

Married couple Brian Copeland and Greg Bullard have been searching for the perfect school to send their young son. Much to the couple's surprise, following a telephone call to the school, they received a letter stating unequivocally that they were not welcome to even meet with the headmaster.

Anti-Gay Private Schools Reap Georgia's Tax Dollars

Sally Hansell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sally Hansell

One school describes itself as "purposeful, passionate, spiritual, nurturing, and mentoring." These are not just empty words. The school is well meaning for straight kids. But nurturing should be extended to all students, including the gay and questioning children who surely number in the student body.

School Allegedly Fires Unmarried Pregnant Woman For Premarital Sex

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.04.2013 | Religion

A former employee at a Christian college has enlisted the help of high-profile attorney Gloria Allred to sue a California school that allegedly fired ...

Free Massachusetts Campus Given To Christian Foundation

Religion News Service | G. Jeffrey MacDonald | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

By G. Jeffrey MacDonald Religion News Service (RNS) Christian institutions hoping to win a free campus in western Massachusetts might soon face co...

Preacher Says Accusations Of Child Abuse At Christian School Are Because Of Satan

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.29.2012 | Education

Pinehaven Christian Children's Ranch in Saint Ignatius, Mont., is under scrutiny for accustations of child abuse at the boarding school, and even more...

The Triumph Of The American Madrasahs

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 10.02.2011 | Education
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

How has the rise of faith-based private schools affected the American ethos? One result has been the gradual takeover of governmental and judicial institutions by religiously indoctrinated and motivated politicians and workers.

Catholic Schools Not Immune To Bullying

Posted 08.25.2011 | Religion

By Charley Honey c. 2011 Religion News Service GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (RNS) Middle school is no picnic for a lot of students, but for Alec McGuire, i...

Providing An Authentic (And Inclusive) Christian Education

Deshna Ubeda | Posted 07.31.2011 | Religion
Deshna Ubeda

How does a child make sense of the Bible and its stories when they begin to learn about the mysteries of the universe, the unknowns, the billions of people with different beliefs?

Pakistani Christians Mourn, Protest In Wake Of Killing

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Anto Akkara Religion News Service BANGALORE, India -- Christian schools across Pakistan shut down on Thursday (March 3) for a three-day protest of...

Austrlian Christian Schools Angry Over Ban On Teaching Creationism As Science

smh.com.au | Malcolm Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Australian Christian schools will campaign against what they see as the thin end of the wedge - a decision by the South Australian Non-Government Scho...