Education

Stanford Renames Father Serra Sites

Education9/17/2018 6:32:03 AM
Contact: The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Stanford University's decision to rename sites that honor Father Serra: Stanford University has decided to rename many places on campus that give tribute to Father Junipero Serra, the 18th century Spanish missionary who was canonized in 2015. A total of 21 missions were established by Source: Catholic League

Online Self-Defense for Girls Reduces Fear and Builds Confidence

Education9/10/2018 4:14:05 AM
Contact: Jody Token, 314-479-9388 ST. LOUIS, Sept. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Online instructional videos from The Great Flip www.thegreatflip.com give girls a unique way to learn self-defense skills to reduce fear and increase confidence. American Heritage Girls, the national faith-based character development organization for girls named The Great Flip its newest Further Learning Program Alliance partner. "Self-defense training can be scary for girls. The mere mention of attack Source: The Great Flip

Belmont Abbey Launches New Honors College

Education9/11/2018 2:30:00 AM
Contact: Rolando N. Rivas, Belmont Abbey College, 704-461-6561, rolandorivas@bac.edu BELMONT, N.C., Sept. 11, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Belmont Abbey College has renewed its commitment to educating top students by enhancing its honors program. The college's previous honors curriculum has proven successful at forming thoughtful, well-rounded young people through classroom learning and cultural events.  The newly-named, expanded, and redesigned Honors College aims to welcom Source: Belmont Abbey College

Exodus Mandate Project Promotes New Book 'Truth is Fallen in the Street: Examining the Pedagogy of Christian Teachers in Public Schools'

Education9/10/2018 5:49:00 AM
Contact: Jay Jusino, Author, 470-208-4988, riveroflife0513@gmail.com; Lt. Col. E. Ray Moore, 803-714-1744, exodusmandate@gmail.comCOLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Exodus Mandate Project and Lt. Col. E. Ray Moore are teaming up with author and teacher, Jay Jusino, at Equipping Teachers International, Inc., to embolden Christian teachers in public schools to reexamine their teaching methods in light of the origin and purpose of knowledge Source: Exodus Mandate

Literacy Training -- the Life-Transforming Tool That is Impacting Communities

Education9/6/2018 9:00:04 AM
International Literacy Day underscores how, in helping people learn to read, GFA brings practical help and spiritual hope to many on the fringes of societyContact: Gregg Wooding, 972-567-7660, gwooding@inchristcommunications.com WILLS POINT, Texas, Sept. 6, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- In many parts of the world, being unable to read isn't just an inconvenienceit's a potentially deadly handicap that GFA (Gospel for Asia, www.gfa.org) is working hard to help eradicate.Though th Source: InChrist Communications

Foundation for Moral Law Sends Memorandum to Schools on Prayer at Football Games

Education9/5/2018 9:37:05 AM
Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245, info@morallaw.org MONTGOMERY, Ala., Sept. 5, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Prayer at public school football games, including over the school loudspeaker, does not violate the Constitution if it is a student message and not the school's, according to the Foundation for Moral Law which last Friday sent a memorandum on the subject to all Alabama school superintendents. The Memorandum on Student Religious Speech at Athletic Source: Foundation For Moral Law

Shattering Limitations: After School Programs Provide Safe Haven for Youth in Underprivileged Areas

Education8/28/2018 8:50:00 AM
Contact: Karen Campbell, 616-309-4390, karen@karencampbellmedia.com VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Aug. 28, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Another school year is beginning with kids eager to see their friends and parents eager to get back into a routine. But for 11.3 million kids in the United States, the routine isn't that great. They go school but come home to an empty house. Research shows, this can lead to loneliness, behavioral problems, depression, along with a greater susceptibility to alcohol an Source: Karen Campbell Media, Inc.

Innovo Publishing Announces Release of God's Plan of Love and God's Plan for Christian Living by First Baptist Church, Jackson, MS

Education9/1/2018 12:00:00 AM
Contact: Dr. Bart Dahmer, Innovo Publishing LLC, 888-546-2111, info@innovopublishing.com MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 1, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Innovo Publishing LLC released the ESL Ministry Series: God's Plan of Love (Book 1) and God's Plan for Christian Living (Book 2) written by individuals from First Baptist Church, Jackson, MS. This series includes two practical, time-tested workbooks with step-by-step activities that help ESL students move easily from learning English or reading more Source: Innovo Publishing LLC

24K Gold, 5 Tons of Clay and Nano-Crystals Transform Biola University Chapel

Education8/23/2018 11:52:02 AM
Contact: Jenna Loumagne, Biola University, 562-777-4061, jenna.loumagne@biola.edu LA MIRADA, Calif., Aug. 23, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- World renowned Danish artists Peter Brandes and Maja Lisa Engelhardt, who have been in large part responsible for a renaissance in Danish church interiors, brought their expertise to Biola University in Los Angeles to renovate a campus chapel. For the first time in their careers as artists, the married couple collaborated together to add a new Source: Biola University

Stop Funding Terror Education

Education8/22/2018 6:41:03 AM
Contact: Mat Staver, Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Liberty@LC.org   WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Congress has introduced a bipartisan bill to annually review whether educational resources used in Palestinian schools continue to encourage "violence or intolerance toward other nations or ethnic groups." The Palestinian Authority Educational Curriculum Transparency Act was recently introduced in the House of Representatives by Rep. David Young and requires t Source: Liberty Counsel

WonderWe Launches Campaign to Donate Free Fundraising Software to Schools

Education8/15/2018 12:53:02 PM
Contact: Jenn Walker, 816-912-0034 KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 15, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- WonderWe Pro, a faith-based crowdfunding website, has launched a "Give More, Be More" campaign that aims to provide their software free of charge to all schools and churches for the remainder of 2018. WonderWe Pro was created to provide a safe space for religious organizations to fundraise for faith-based efforts without fear of reprisal or rebuke. While the site is not exclusively for religious o Source: WonderWe

Belize Church-State Educational System Opens Doors for Gospel

Education8/15/2018 10:26:01 AM
Contact: Rachel Wigginton, Child Evangelism Fellowship®, 636-456-4321, ext 1177 WARRENTON, Mo., Aug. 15, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The church/state educational system in Belize offered amazing open doors for the Gospel to reach children. Educators caught the vision and were part of establishing 114 new weekly Good News Clubs in schools. A team of 31 Child Evangelism Fellowship® missionaries from the USA, Canada, and the Caribbean converged for Good News Across Belize earlier this year. Source: Child Evangelism Fellowship

College of Biblical Studies in Houston Ranks 4th Lowest Tuition in Texas for Nonprofit Colleges

Education8/16/2018 6:00:00 AM
Contact: Melinda Merillat, 832-252-0745 HOUSTON, Aug. 16, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The US Department of Education's College Affordability and Transparency Report has ranked the College of Biblical Studies as 4th in lowest tuition in Texas for 4-year private, nonprofit institutions. CBS has also been ranked the lowest net price in Texas. This USDOE report also states that most private nonprofit schools are increasing tuition by 6.9% nationwide. For many students, this means college is Source: College of Biblical Studies

College of Biblical Studies-Houston Pursues Merger with Crossroads Bible College in Indianapolis

Education8/13/2018 12:04:04 PM
Contact: Melinda Merillat, 832-252-0745 HOUSTON, Aug. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The College of Biblical Studies-Houston has entered into an agreement to pursue a merger with Crossroads Bible College in Indianapolis. CBS-Houston hopes to combine resources in an effort to strengthen both colleges and increase offerings to students. CBS-Houston and Crossroads share a focus on multiethnic urban ministry and have predominately ethnic minority students. CBS-Houston President Dr. William Source: College of Biblical Studies

Most Americans Think That It is 'Illegal' to Pray in School

Education8/13/2018 3:30:00 AM
It is Legal to Pray in School -- informational campaign begins nationwide August 13. Coalition is growing.   Contact: Brad Dacus, President, Pacific Justice Institute, 916-719-9510, prez@pji.org; Bill Federer, President, American Minute, 314-502-8924, wjfederer@gmail.com; Or Info@LegalToPray.com, 918-259-5000   MEDIA ADVISORY, Aug. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- For more than 50 years, Americans have been confused about the issue of prayer in school and students' rights t Source: LegalToPray.com