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Topic - Board Of Education
A newly-elected school board member in a town bordering Newtown, Conn., has been called to resign after he posted on Facebook that he would buy his friends gun ammunition during the 26 days of kindness event meant to honor Sandy Hook victims.
In one of the biggest religious freedom cases in years, Supreme Court justices and attorneys engaged in what one observer called a "very vigorous exchange" over whether a small New York town's practice of having a prayer before government meetings passed constitutional muster.
"Joy to the World" is once again an acceptable holiday message in one New Jersey school district.
Hundreds of parents, angry at what they say is a biased student textbook with a decided pro-Islam slant, have launched a campaign demanding equal religious representation and planned a protest at the school board meeting this week.
Silent night, indeed. A New Jersey school district is facing pressure this week to reverse a new edict that bans religious songs and carols from being used in upcoming holiday concerts.
City council members in Philadelphia have given the go-ahead to a resolution to allow a socialist historian's view of America, via his "A People's History of the United States," to be part of the public high school curriculum.
Whenever people gather for a little fun with the celebration of a holiday, there's someone nearby eager to stop it. The kill-joy movement has been semi-successful with its war on Christmas, relentlessly pursuing anyone wishing a greeting in the name of the Prince of Peace.
The Hamilton County Board of Education in Tennessee will retrain its teachers on the separation of church and state after a local pastor gave a speech on Sept. 11 at a Sale Creek public school.
A small town in upstate New York is at the center of what legal scholars say could be one of the biggest religious freedom cases in decades, as the Supreme Court prepares to open its 2013-14 term next week.
Text messages loaded with sexist and racist imagery between a recently resigned superintendent and an athletic director have created a stir in Coatesville, Pa.
An effective alignment of Utah's educational standards and requirements would better respond to employers’ needs and prepare students for the job market, making Utah more competitive and prosperous.
In the upcoming term, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether legislative prayer, as practiced by the town of Greece, N.Y., violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.
“The Butler” examines the history of the American civil rights movement from the unlikely perspective of a White House butler. It’s an ambitious project that encapsulates its epic sweep inside a personal journey. While the film doesn’t reach the heights it seeks, it doesn’t fall on its face either.
The American Federation of Teachers in West Virginia is considering a lawsuit against the Lewis County school board for imposing a new dress code, which it says violates teachers' constitutional rights.
What's a body to do when you're standing on the other side of change? Take a deep breath, count to 10 — 20, if you're really fuming — and think.