Education

RCL Benziger Announces Exclusive United States Sales and Distribution Agreement with Veritas for Credo

Education4/24/2018 5:00:00 AM
RCL Benziger Announces Exclusive United States Sales and Distribution Agreement with Veritas for Credo Contact: RCL Benziger's Director of Marketing, 877-275-4725 CINCINNATI, Ohio, April 24, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Effective April 24, 2018, RCL Benziger, a Kendall Hunt company, announced today that it has established a strategic partnership with Veritas of Ireland to become the exclusive United States distributor of the Catholic high school series, Credo. Under the terms of this agre Source: RCL Benziger

Loopholes Invite Student Sexual Abuse

Education4/19/2018 6:02:00 AM
Contact: Mat Staver, 407-875-1776, Liberty@LC.org   ORLANDO, Fla., April 19, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Before today's kindergarteners graduate from high school, around 4.5 million students in America will experience sexual abuse at the hands of a school employee. After more research, Liberty Counsel discovered that the laws in 43 states have exemptions from obscenity laws that permit sexually explicit materials in schools that can facilitate this kind of misbehavior. These laws Source: Liberty Counsel

PJI to Court: Strip Search of Preschoolers is Unreasonable

Education4/18/2018 8:21:03 AM
Contact: Brad Dacus, Pacific Justice Institute, 916-616-4126DENVER, April 18, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) filed a friend-of-the-court brief today that urges the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold parental rights in a case of state authorities strip searching a preschool child based on unfounded allegations of abuse. A military family from Denver enrolled their child in the Head Start program, a federally funded preschool that meets on public school pr Source: Pacific Justice Institute

Frontier Mission Champions Announce Sale of Campus in Forward-Looking Move

Education4/18/2018 5:09:00 AM
William Carey International University Board says EF Education First purchase helps further founding vision in a changing world  Contact: Palmer Holt, WCIU/FV, 704-662-2569, pholt@inchristcommunications.com; Kaitlyn Buscone, EF Education First, 508-785-5696, kaitlyn.buscone@EF.com PASADENA, Calif., April 18, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The board of directors of William Carey International University (WCIU, www.wciu.edu) has announced the planned purchase of its long-term missions camp Source: InChrist Communications

Life Legal Called in for Legal Backing as Students Stage Pro-Life Walkout

Education4/11/2018 12:22:00 PM
Contact: Alexandra Snyder, Life Legal Defense Foundation, 202-717-7371 NAPA, Calif., April 11, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Life Legal was at the campus of Rocklin High School in Northern California this morning as students walked out of class to honor the lives of babies killed by abortion. Rocklin student Brandon Gillespie was inspired to organize the Pro-life Walkout after one of his teachers was disciplined for questioning whether pro-life students would be afforded the same rights as stu Source: Life Legal Defense Foundation

Marquette University Betrays Catholic Identity with LGBT Pride Prom

Education4/10/2018 5:13:01 AM
Contact: John Ritchie, TFP Student Action, 717-225-7147 ext 229 MILWAUKEE, Wis., April 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- "Promoting a Pride Prom for those tempted by a lustful lifestyle is like promoting drugs for those who suffer from a drug addiction," said TFP Student Action Director, John Ritchie. Young Catholics with Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) have collected more than 18,500 signatures, urging Marquette to cancel its upcoming Pride Prom at the Jesuit-run campus on April 14 Source: TFP Student Action

Mike Hill Pledges to Repeal Part of Florida's New Gun Laws

Education4/10/2018 4:00:00 AM
Contact: Mariya Calkins, Campaign Manager, 850-357-1919 PENSACOLA, Fla., April 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Mike Hill, candidate for Florida House of Representatives district 1, announced his intention to repeal portions of FL SB 7026. Hill said of the bill that, "Florida recently passed restrictive gun laws that were enacted by emotional mob rule resulting from an intellectually dishonest debate. It was dishonest because it purports to prevent future murders through legislation, somethi Source: Mike Hill Campaign

California Weighs Proposals to Trap Families in Unsafe, Failing Schools

Education4/6/2018 5:35:02 AM
In the wake of school shootings, dismal test scores, and politically-charged protests in public schools, many families are fleeing.  Now, lawmakers want to drag them back under state control. Contact: Brad Dacus, Pacific Justice Institute, 916-616-4126SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 6, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- A bill making its way through the California Legislature is raising alarms in the homeschool community, and prompting concerns about misplaced legislative priorities. Assembly Bi Source: Pacific Justice Institute

Catholics Plan Public Protest Over Holy Cross Professor's 'Drag King' Jesus Blasphemy

Education4/4/2018 5:50:00 AM
Contact: Robert Ritchie, 717-309-1990 WORCESTER, Mass., April 4, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- A firestorm of outrage erupted over blasphemous claims made by Prof. Tat Siong Benny Liew, chair of New Testament Studies at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, that Jesus was an erotic "drag king." Catholic laity from across Massachusetts plan to gather in front of Holy Cross on Saturday, April 7, at 11:00 AM for a Rosary of Reparation, and to deliver a faith-filled messa Source: TFP

Judicial Watch Joins Allied Educational Foundation in Asking Supreme Court to Reject Maryland's Gerrymandering Scheme

Education3/26/2018 9:29:01 AM
Urges High Court to Overturn Lower Court Ruling that Used 'Overly Broad' Standards to Uphold the 'Most Extreme and Effective Congressional Gerrymander in the Nation'   Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5188   WASHINGTON, March 26, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today it joined with Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in filing an amici curiae brief in the United States Supreme Court seeking to overturn Maryland's 2011 congressional redistric Source: Judicial Watch

Culture of Life Foundation Launches Culture of Life Institute in Partnership with Ave Maria School of Law

Education3/26/2018 6:01:02 AM
Contact: Jennifer Kimball Watson, 202-289-2500 WASHINGTON, March 26, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Culture of Life Foundation and Ave Maria School of Law have partnered to form the Culture of Life Institute at Ave Maria School of Law. This new Institute, entered into by Ave Maria School of Law President and Dean Kevin Cieply and Culture of Life Foundation Executive Director Jennifer Kimball Watson, was launched Thursday, March 22 at the Ave Maria Law Campus with a Champagne toast by AML Fo Source: Advocacy Ink

Faith Community to Gather at James Monroe High School to Pray for School Safety and Greater Community Involvement

Education3/24/2018 4:21:03 AM
Contact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741 FREDERICKSBURG, Va., March 24, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Faith community plans to gather at James Monroe High School to pray for school safety and greater community involvement. The prayer vigil will be on Sunday, March 25, at 3:00 P.M. James Monroe High School is located at James Monroe is located at: 2300 Washington Ave., in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The Event is called "Prayer over Fear" and here is the link to the Facebook Event Pag Source: Christian Defense Coalition

Elijah is Here, Prepare ye the Way

Education3/23/2018 5:00:00 PM
Contact: Archbishop Louis Lupo, 202-290-4379 WASHINGTON, March 23, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- "These are the Day's of Elijah, Prepare ye the Way!" On March 25th, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. eastern time, at the United States Capitol Building, on lawn nine (9) of the Capitol Grounds Demonstration Area, the Archbishop of the Ministry of Repentance and Holiness, USA, and National Overseer of the United States of America, Louis Lupo, along with the Senior Pastors and Ministers of the Gospel will a Source: Ministry of Repentance and Holiness, USA

Attention Drawn to Gun Violence in Our Schools as 281 Flowers Left at the U.S. Capitol in Remembrance of 281 Victims from Columbine to Today

Education3/22/2018 10:43:00 AM
Peace Activists and Members of the Faith Community to Leave 281 Flowers at the U.S. Capitol to Remember Those Who Have Died from Gun Violence in Our Schools from Columbine Until TodayContact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741WASHINGTON, March 22, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The public witness will be on Friday, March 23 at 7:00 p.m. at the lower western terrace of the Capitol Building.  (Washington Monument side.) That is on the eve of the historic March for our Lives on Saturda Source: Christian Defense Coalition

Can Faith and Reason Coexist -- For Anyone?

Education3/22/2018 9:49:01 AM
New book explores the integration of Christian faith with human reason Contact: Kevin Wandra, 404-788-1276, KWandra@CarmelCommunications.com SAN FRANCISCO, March 22, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- TWO WINGS: Integrating Faith & Reason, by Gonzaga University professors Dr. Brian Clayton and Dr. Douglas Kries, seeks to give the reader a non-dogmatic look into the contours of the relationship between faith and reason, showing that a relationship between the two can lead to a more complete vie Source: Carmel Communications