Education

Research Institute Publishes Trove of Facts About Social Spending

Education11/13/2018 5:49:03 AM
Contact: James D. Agresti, President, Just Facts, 973-539-5280, emailCHATHAM, N.J., Nov. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Just Facts, a non-profit research and educational institute, has published a goldmine of facts about social spending. This research contains comprehensive facts about an issue that has major implications for the future of the United States.Over the past century, government social programswhich provide healthcare, income security, education, nutritio Source: Just Facts

Christmas Traditions Make Good Teaching Moments

Education11/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Contact: Gena Suarez, 888-718-4663 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Nov. 14, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Students paint their hands to make angel artwork. They visit a sheep farm to learn about the nativity. They create homemade gifts from photos they have taken. These are examples of great lesson ideas for Advent that parents can find in the Christmas Corner at SchoolhouseTeachers.com. The Advent season begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas Day and continues until Christmas Eve. A Latin term Source: The Old Schoolhouse®

California Professor Vindicated After Termination for 'Dangerous' Conservative Views

Education11/8/2018 4:11:01 AM
Contact: Brad Dacus, 916-616-4126 (Spanish: 206-257-3239) RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 8, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- After days of intense arbitration, the Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) secured a legal victory this past month for a sociology professor fired for his discussions of conservative world-views in his college classroom. PJI represented Professor Eric Thompson and battled in depositions, administrative hearings, and a multi-day arbitration conducted like a trial. The arbitrator Source: Pacific Justice Institute

School Supports LGBT Plan

Education11/2/2018 12:35:04 PM
Contact: Mat Staver, Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Liberty@LC.org  PASCO COUNTY, Fla., Nov. 2, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Pasco County Public School personnel have adopted a harmful, unauthorized "policy" and practice of promoting LGBT ideology in violation of the rights of students, parents, and teachers, without school board approval. Jackie Jackson-Dean, a school psychologist, credits herself as lead author of the "Gender Support Plan" and "Best Prac Source: Liberty Counsel

Faithlife Releases Verbum 8 -- The Latest Release Makes Deeper Study Accessible for All Catholics

Education10/29/2018 6:16:05 AM
Contact: Amy Esary, Faithlife, 360-220-2755 BELLINGHAM, Wash., Oct. 29, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Faithlife, a technology and media company serving the Christian market, released Verbum 8, the latest version of their acclaimed Catholic digital study platform. With the bold changes in this latest release, Faithlife hopes to make spiritual study a part of every Catholic's daily life. Verbum 8 helps users find Catholic insights from hundreds of books without ever flipping a page. Commentari Source: Faithlife

Faithlife Releases Logos Bible Software 8

Education10/29/2018 6:09:04 AM
Contact: Amy Esary, Faithlife, 360-220-2755 BELLINGHAM, Wash., Oct. 29, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Faithlife, a technology and media company serving the Christian market, released Logos Bible Software 8 (Logos 8), the latest version of their acclaimed Bible software. With the bold changes in this latest release, Faithlife hopes to make Bible study a part of every Christian's daily life. For over 25 years, Logos has been the go-to digital tool for pastors, teachers, professors, and oth Source: Faithlife

Congressional Prayer Conference of Washington DC Calls for Cooperation with All Worldwide Prayer Partners to a Special Repentance Prayer for America

Education10/29/2018 9:10:00 AM
Contact: Pastor Wiley Drake, 714-865-8132 WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Congressional Prayer Conference is offering the following avenues of prayer to Pray America back to Repentance and a closer walk with God through Jesus: 1. "Telephonic Prayer Session" daily, Monday through Friday, 1-605-468-8016, Access code 399430# at 9:00 AM EST Source: Congressional Prayer Conferenc

FL School's Shocking Plan

Education10/24/2018 1:01:04 PM
Contact: Mat Staver, Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Liberty@LC.org  LAND O' LAKES, Fla., Oct. 24, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Pasco County Public Schools personnel have adopted a harmful, unauthorized "policy" and practice of promoting LGBT ideology in violation of the rights of students, parents, and teachers, all without school board approval. Liberty Counsel has offered assistance to the Pasco County School Board, urging it to take immediate action and stop the ha Source: Liberty Counsel

Kennesaw State University Removes Restrictive 'Speech Zones' for Pro-Life Student Group

Education10/22/2018 9:13:04 AM
Contact: Alliance Defending Freedom Media Relations, 480-4440020 INDIAN TRAIL, N.C., Oct. 22, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Through a lawsuit last February, the Kennesaw State University chapter of Ratio Christi Campus Apologetics Alliance has prompted KSU to change its "speech zones" policies. On several occasions, KSU had relegated Ratio Christi's pro-life displays to be presented in a "speech zone" that made up less than 0.08 percent of the 405-acre campus, stating the subject was "c Source: Ratio Christi

52 Percent of Americans Say Abortion is a Sin

Education10/22/2018 3:08:03 AM
Contact: Deborah Finnamore, Publicity Manager, Ligonier Ministries, 407-333-4244 ext. 1158, definnamore@ligonier.org   ORLANDO, Oct. 22, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- A majority of Americans believe abortion is a sin, according to findings released today from the 2018 State of Theology survey: 52 percent of Americans agreed that abortion is a sin, compared to 38 percent who disagreed. Opposition to abortion has increased slightly since the 2016 State of Theology survey, when 49 percent sai Source: Ligonier Ministries

Election Season is a Great Time to Teach Children About Citizenship

Education10/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Contact: Gena Suarez, 888-718-4663 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Oct 16, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Fall, mid-term elections are only weeks away. There has never been a more critical time to be informed about civics and how it applies to you and your family. This is the time for parents to sign up their children for great civics courses at SchoolhouseTeachers.com, and go out and vote. "One criticism we sometimes hear about homeschooling is the idea that homeschooled kids are not socialized," ex Source: The Old Schoolhouse

K of C Supreme Knight and President of Poland Meet on Threshold of Anniversaries

Education10/11/2018 10:15:04 AM
Knights' Carl Anderson and President Andrzej Duda discuss a range of issues   Contact: Joe Cullen, Senior Communications Specialist, Knights of Columbus, 203-415-9314   WARSAW, Poland,  Oct. 11, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Carl Anderson met with Poland's President Andrzej Duda this week in Warsaw to discuss the legacy of Pope St. John Paul II, the growing presence and charity of the Knights in Poland and the good relations they help foster Source: Knights of Columbus

Rank-and-File Catholics Hold the Line

Education10/10/2018 11:34:03 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue (photo) comments on a Pew report on Catholics released October 10:   A report by the Pew Research Center, "7 Facts about American Catholics," restates data from previous Pew surveys on Catholics in the United States. As usual, it reports on whether Catholics think the Church should change its Source: Catholic League

The Political Theology of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Education10/10/2018 10:16:00 AM
Contact: Chelsen Vicari, Institute on Religion and Democracy, 540-239-2170, cvicari@TheIRD.org WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Institute on Religion & Democracy and the George Washington University Loeb Institute for Religious Freedom invite you to join a conversation on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s political theology, an overlooked topic on this 50th anniversary year of his death. Panels conducted through the day will consider topics, including MLK's theological trainin Source: Institute on Religion & Democracy

Sister Helen Prejean Addresses Capital Punishment in First Episode of 'The Table Audio' Podcast Season Two

Education10/8/2018 9:10:04 AM
Contact: Jenna Loumagne, 562-777-4061 LA MIRADA, Calif., Oct. 8, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Biola University's Center for Christian Thought (CCT) is launching season two of their podcast, The Table Audio, which focuses on answering some of life's biggest questions through interviews, narrative stories, critical reflections and scholarly insight from Christian intellectuals. Hosted by CCT Director Evan Rosa, The Table Audio explores culturally relevant questions such as the role of C Source: Biola University