Education

Satan Clubs Dying and Good News Clubs Growing

Education9/20/2017 10:15:01 AM
Contact: Rachel Hamel, Child Evangelism Fellowship, 636-456-4321, ext. 1177 WARRENTON, Mo., Sept. 20, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Atheists disguised as members of the Satanic Temple ended their short-lived after-school program at Point Defiance Elementary School in Tacoma. After their publicity stunt, their first meeting took place December 2016, with only one child joining the monthly club. The intention of this group was to target schools that host Good News Clubs, scare the faculty an Source: Child Evangelism Fellowshipr

Pureflix.com Joins Forces with Major Homeschool Publisher

Education9/21/2017 4:00:00 AM
Contact: David Migdal, PureFlix.com, 201-602-2910 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 21, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- PureFlix.com, the leader in faith and family streaming video, is joining forces with the nation's top trade publication for homeschooling to help families who are looking to enhance their curriculum and research options. Starting this month, every free, one-month trial to PureFlix.com will also include access to SchoolhouseTeachers.com (a division of The Old Schoolhouse), which offe Source: Migdal-Underwood Consulting

'Satanist Group' Fizzles in Tacoma School

Education9/18/2017 10:00:03 AM
Contact: Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Media@LC.org; Press Kit   ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 18, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Atheists masquerading as a so-called Satanist Temple group recently ended its after-school program at Point Defiance Elementary School in Tacoma. The After-School Satan Club ceased meeting soon after teachers from the Seattle Satanic Temple offered their first meeting in December 2016. Apparently, only one child joined the club. The group states that its purp Source: Liberty Counsel

Parental Rights Regarding Controversial Topics Such as Gender Identity Need to be Addressed at Tonight's Rocklin Academy School Board Meeting

Education9/18/2017 5:14:00 AM
MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Karen England, Capitol Resource Institute, 916-212-5607, KEngland@capitolresource.orgROCKLIN, Calif., Sept. 18, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- What: Rocklin Academy Family of Schools Board Meeting When: Monday, September 18, 2017 4:30 p.m. (public session begins at 6:00 p.m.)Where: Rocklin Event Center Ballroom  2650 Sunset Blvd., Rocklin, CA 95677Tonight at 4:30 p.m., Rocklin Academy Family of Schools School Board will come to session. The open session will begin Source: Capitol Resource Institute

Pre-Trib Research Center Relocates to Calvary University

Education9/15/2017 6:02:02 AM
Contact: Dr. Skip Hessel, Calvary University, 816-322-0110 KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 15, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Dr. Thomas Ice will join the Calvary University faculty as Professor of Bible and Theology in January 2018. Upon Dr. Ice's hiring, Dr. Cone, President of Calvary University, said, "We are excited about Dr. Ice at Calvary University. His work and ministry is emblematic of Calvary University's commitment to the consistent application of the literal grammatical historical hermen Source: Calvary University

Bishop E.W. Jackson Calls for Nationwide Observances on September 17 - 230th Anniversary of Constitution's Passage

Education9/15/2017 5:28:04 AM
Contact: Renyatta Banks, S.T.A.N.D., 757-375-6444, renyatta@standamerica.us CHESAPEAKE, Va., Sept. 15, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- "While Antifa is creating unrest and division and a few racists and white supremacists are using Confederate monuments to get attention, Americans are forgetting one of the most important days in our history. September 17th is the 230th Anniversary of the passage of the Constitution." That statement was issued by E.W. Jackson, President and Founder of Source: S.T.A.N.D

MAF's John Boyd Awarded Honorary Doctorate from NNU

Education9/14/2017 2:30:00 AM
Contact: Chris Burgess, Mission Aviation Fellowship, 208-498-0786, cburgess@maf.org NAMPA, Idaho, Sept. 14, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- John Boyd, president and CEO of Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF), has been honored with a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, from Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) for his life of service to others. Boyd received the degree Wednesday, Sept. 13, in a ceremony at NNU's Brandt Center. Photo: John Boyd, president and CEO of Mission Aviation Fellows Source: Mission Aviation Fellowship

Shouted Down at White House

Education9/11/2017 3:00:00 AM
Group Alerts President Trump and Public About Sabotage of His Executive Order on Transgenders in School BathroomsContact: Public Advocate,703-845-1808, email,twitter: @eugenedelgaudio WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Protesters last Tuesday disrupted Public Advocate president Eugene Delgaudio by crashing his event as he concluded a statement, in front of the White House, about the reversal of President Donald Trump's standing executive order on transgender Source: Public Advocate

Top Biola Courses Now Available to Lifelong Learners at Fraction of the Cost

Education9/6/2017 11:04:00 AM
Contact: Jenna Loumagne, Biola University, 562-777-4061, jenna.loumagne@biola.edu LA MIRADA, Calif., Sept. 6, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today, Biola University launched its new online platform Biola LEARN for personal and professional development. Offering a variety of not-for-credit courses from Biola's schools, academic centers, and departments, Biola LEARN (Lifelong Education And Resource Network) provides the university's distinctive biblically-integrated education in a format th Source: Biola University

Model Parental Rights in Child's Education Policy Proposed in Rocklin California

Education9/6/2017 10:43:01 AM
Contact: Karen England, Capitol Resource Institute, 916-212-5607 SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 6, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Karen England of the Capitol Resource Institute: Today, we are releasing a policy that respects all parental rights. This model policy notifies and allows an opt out option for Sex Education as well as Family Life Education. Currently, laws require schools to give notice and opt-out for Sex Ed, we are extending that to all Family Lif Source: Capitol Resource Institute

Free Supplies for Your Church & School?

Education9/6/2017 8:33:05 AM
How Churches & Schools Are Stretching their Budgets through Gifts-in-Kind Organizations Contact: Joanne Levine, National Association for the Exchange of Industrial Resources (NAEIR), 847-327-9530 GALESBURG, Ill., Sept. 6, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Gary C. Smith - www.NAEIR.org: It's a given: with budgets tighter than ever, churches and schools need to be creative in doing more with less. Yet many dismiss one very real resource because they're convinc Source: NAEIR

Despite Parents' Objections, Teacher Defends 'Transgender Reveal' to Kindergartners

Education8/25/2017 2:30:00 AM
Contact: Greg Burt, California Family Council, 949-244-2080 ROCKLIN, Calif., Aug. 25, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Concerned mothers and fathers flooded a school board meeting Monday in response to a Kindergarten teacher that introduced a student to her class as transgender without notifying parents. Now, another parent at the same school is outraged that her child was sent to the principal's office for "misgendering" a male classmate who now identifies as a girl. The August 21 meeting Source: California Family Council

After Events in Charlottesville, Virginia, College & Universities Must Address Issues of Diversity

Education8/24/2017 10:44:04 AM
Contact: Seth Shaver, 325-674-4978 ABILENE, Texas, Aug. 24, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- In the wake of the white supremacist demonstration and the subsequent tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia, racial tensions in the United States stand as palpable as ever. As the fall semester quickly approaches for colleges and universities around the country, no institution can ignore the need for deep conversations about race and ethnicity. But colleges and universities face a unique set of chall Source: Abilene Christian University Press

First-Grader Sent to the Principal's Office for 'Misgendering'

Education8/24/2017 10:14:01 AM
Contact: Karen England, Capitol Resource Institute, 916-212-5607, KEngland@capitolresource.org SACRAMENTO,  Calif., Aug. 24, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- In a story that gets more shocking each day, first graders in an embattled charter school must toe the politically correct ideology of today's gender warriors or face discipline. Tuesday, a first grader from Rocklin Academy Gateway was reprimanded on the school playground, called to the principal's office, and the child's pare Source: Capitol Resource Institute

'Washington Post' Piece Rips Bishops

Education8/24/2017 8:08:02 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ --  Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an article posted on the website of the Washington Post on August 23rd:  Standards continue to collapse in elite circles, the latest example being a wholly inaccurate article posted on the website of the Washington Post by an Ivy League professor. Anthea Butler is an African Ame Source: Catholic League