A new Texas law that requires all public schools statewide to display the national motto “In God We Trust” is facing a challenge over its rejection of signs with the phrase written in Arabic and one with a rainbow background.
Approximately 2 million students have left public schools since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, and subsequent lockdowns led to mandated school closures and students being educated online, according to a recently released report.
Posters featuring the national motto are going up in public schools and colleges across Texas, and that’s drawing backlash from several groups who argue the phrase is used to promote Christian nationalism.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned Maine’s ban on state tuition assistance to students attending religious schools in an education case that could have big implications for schools around the country.
President Joe Biden is using executive orders to undermine state laws that curb LGBTQI+ initiatives in public schools, trying to garner political points with the LGBT community during its so-called pride month.
Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine is set to approve a bill allowing public schools to arm their faculty following the legislation’s approval by the state’s legislature.
A new study by the Arizona Christian University’s Cultural Research Center has found that a mere 2% of US millennial parents of pre-teens believe that salvation and eternal life can only be attained through trusting in Jesus Christ and his atoning work of forgiveness and redemption on the cross, CBN News reports.
Every public school in Oregon — including elementary institutions — will soon be required to provide tampons and other feminine products in boys’ bathrooms with “instructions on how to use” them.
Pushing back against Florida bans on Critical Race Theory and on dozens of math books that authorities said would “indoctrinate” students with “dangerous and divisive concepts,” an atheist activist is calling on the state’s public schools to ban both the Bible and the dictionary on the grounds they contain subject matter and words that are not appropriate for children either, the Washington Examiner reports.
At the end of oral arguments in a case involving the constitutionality of allowing overt prayer and religious expression in public schools, the US Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Monday appeared to sympathize with the plaintiff, a Christian football coach whose employment contract at a public school was not renewed after he prayed on the 50-yard line following games, USA Today reports.
International observers of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) warned Monday that key aspects of Hungary’s parliamentary elections fell short of international standards.
A Boston-area school board denied a Hispanic church’s application to open a private school because of animus against the church’s religious beliefs, lawyers claim, and the church is threatening to sue the school board if it continues to deny the application.
The Christian parents of a second-grade girl in Des Moines, Washington have threatened legal action against North Hill Elementary School after being told their daughter may not share her faith with classmates, and after staff members searched her backpack to make sure she was not carrying religious pamphlets into the school, CBN News reports.
The US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Friday in the case of Joe Kennedy, a Christian high school football coach who was fired from his job in Washington state because he silently kneeled and prayed on the field after games, the Christian Post (CP) reports. Employed by the Bremerton School District, Kenney was suspended in 2015 because spectators and students could see him praying.
The fallout over a letter from the National School Boards Association comparing parent protests and threats to domestic terrorism continues as 18 state affiliates have announced intentions to cut ties with the national education organization, according to a watchdog group.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday extended his public school employee vaccination mandate to private and parochial schools.
U.S. teenager Kyle Rittenhouse who shot and killed two men during racial justice protests has been acquitted on all counts.
Church officials hope more Christian youngsters will be released after suspected Islamic kidnappers in Nigeria freed five students and the matron of Bethel Baptist High School in Nigeria’s Kaduna State.
Attorney General Merrick Garland has directed the FBI and U.S. Attorney Offices across the country to work with local officials over the next 30 days to address the “increase in harassment, intimidation and threats of violence against school board members, teachers and workers in our nation’s public schools.”
The Supreme Court on Monday begins a new term and returns with abortion, guns and religion on the agenda.