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Religion and Education

Michigan Public School District Backs Down From Christianity Requirement

The Associated Press | Posted 03.04.2015 | Religion

McBAIN, Mich. (AP) — A northern Michigan public school district says it's no longer asking that its next superintendent be a Christian after getting...

The Jewish Day School Discussion: Take Two

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 03.25.2015 | Religion
Shira Hirschman Weiss

It's damn expensive to send multiple kids to Jewish day schools. It's expensive to send just one. Jews still feel like they are being priced out of their religion, but there's a sliver of hope -- schools that employ blended learning that charge $9,000 tuition per child as opposed to the standard $15,000-$18,000

Alabama Official Proposes Ten Commandments Display, Says It 'Has Nothing To Do With Religion'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

In an effort to educate the public on the divine origins of America's founding documents, Jackson County Commissioner Tim Guffey (R) has proposed erec...

Shadee Ashtari

Georgia Lawmaker Accuses Atheist Group Of Bullying High Schoolers | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

A day after the American Humanist Association threatened to sue a Georgia school district for permitting coaches to use the football program to promot...

Church Attendance Dropping Among Less-Educated White Americans

Posted 10.25.2011 | Religion

By Nicole Neroulias Religion News Service (RNS) A new study reporting that white Americans without college degrees are dropping out of church fast...

The Effect On Faith Of Being Smarter Than A Fifth-Grader

David Briggs | Posted 10.19.2011 | Religion
David Briggs

Scholars agree further study is needed, but so far, the latest research indicates those who assume religion will slowly wind down as higher education rates increase are mistaken.

The Link Between Education And Views Of Heaven

Posted 10.04.2011 | Religion

By Cathy Lynn Grossman USA Today (RNS) The old wisdom: The more educated you are, the less likely you will be religious. But a new study says educ...