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The Book of Leviticus and the Opportunity Grants

A recent NC Policy Watch article by Chris Fitzsimon entitled “More taxpayer funding for voucher schools that openly discriminate against LGBT students and parents” offers yet another example of how taxpayer money is being used to fund schools that are allowed to teach any curriculum they choose. 1,554 more words

Our Kids Ain't Just STEMS

There is an incredible emphasis on the STEM curriculum in public schools. I fear that because of the limiting of resources and reduction of per-pupil funding by our state government that other subject areas have and will suffer for it. 730 more words

In Defense of The Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, Humanities, and All Other Subjects - There's More to Plants Than STEMs

There is an incredible emphasis on the STEM curriculum approach in our public schools. And I fear that because of the limiting of resources and reduction of per-pupil funding by our state government that other subject areas have and will suffer for it. 1,525 more words

My Kingdom for a Public School

Public transportation is an incubator for observations and revelations. At least it is for me.

This morning on the train, I listened to Malcolm Gladwell’s latest… 929 more words

Thinkin About Life

After Christian School...It All Goes South

We laugh at Joe Collidge, but he does have a mean streak.

I have this story via Frontline Ministries. I won’t use any names: the point of the story is broader than that. 400 more words

Religion

Has the Texas' State Board of Education, No Shame?

Think for a moment back to your childhood. You don’t know many people who don’t look like you. You don’t know about their background, what they eat at home, what their traditions are – how they celebrate Christmas, New Years or their birthdays – what you know, is what you are taught. 474 more words

* * NOWHERE TO HIDE * * Ashley's Education? Part2

Ashley struggles in school.

Her struggles relate directly to her unaddressed childhood trauma.

Neuroscientists tell us that childhood trauma changes the physical architecture of her developing brain… 626 more words

Childhood Trauma