Crucial Prayer Topics : Education

Some States Seek To Bless Prayer In Public Schools
NPR.org - April 3, 2014

Religious groups have been testing the limits on prayer in public school for decades. Now they think they've come up with a new strategy that will allow students to pray wherever and whenever they want....[view article]

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Indiana withdrawing from Common Core standards
Herald Bulletin - March 25, 2014

Indiana on Monday became the first state to withdraw from the Common Core math and reading standards that outline what students should be learning, capitalizing on a conservative backlash but leaving some critics wondering whether the state is leaving the program in name only....[view article]

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Gates Foundation Launches Giant Database on School Children 'inBloom'
- February 24, 2014

Private information for over 11 million students is being collected...[view article]

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New test suggests antidepressant Paxil may promote breast cancer
Los Angeles Times - February 19, 2014

A team of researchers from the City of Hope in Duarte has developed a speedy way to identify drugs and chemicals that can disrupt the balance of sex hormones in human beings and influence the development and progress of diseases such as breast cancer....[view article]

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Nation's Largest Evangelical Christian Organization Endorses Common Core
Breitbart - February 10, 2014

The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) has endorsed the Obama administration's Common Core State Standards and is planning to launch a nation-wide campaign to salvage the increasingly unpopular initiative....[view article]

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Defeating Darwin In Four Easy Steps
OneNewsNow.com - February 6, 2014

Where did the atoms that made up the Big Bang come from? Nye has no idea. Where did man's consciousness come from? Nye has no idea. How can matter produce life? Nye has absolutely no idea. This surely is all one needs to know to recognize the utter bankruptcy of the theory of evolution....[view article]

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Is Gay Okay?
YouTube.com - February 3, 2014

What does the Word of God have to say about practicing homosexuality?...[view article]

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Soft Core Pornography in Virginia’s Schools
- January 15, 2014

The Virginia Board of Education is considering amendments to regulations addressing the use of sensitive or controversial instructional materials in the classroom. Please pray....[view article]

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CA Teacher Forces Student to Stop Talking About Bible
- January 15, 2014

On December 19, a school teacher in Temecula, California told her first grade student, Brynn Williams, that she could not present her family's Christmas tradition of a star of Bethlehem at her school, according to local reports....[view article]

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Common Core Sexualizes American School Children
- January 11, 2014

Newburgh New York school district yanked a ninth grade book considered by teachers to be "pornographic." An Arizona mother launched an avalanche of protest that forced Arizona schools to pull an eleventh grade book that portrays teens in a sado-masochistic relationship....[view article]

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4 More Reasons to Reject Legalizing Marijuana
Charisma - January 10, 2014

In part 1 of this column, best-selling author Larry Tomczak offered three reasons to reject legalizing marijuana. But those aren't the only reasons. He continues his "Here's the Deal" exposé on the illegal drug with four more good reasons why America shouldn't go to pot....[view article]

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Who Are History's Top 10 Most Influential People?
Charisma - December 18, 2013

Most people in our culture today enjoy reading Top 10 lists. USA Today regularly publishes them. David Letterman does it nightly. At this time of the year, Barbara Walters always does her 10 Most Fascinating People television special....[view article]

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School speech policy finally lines up with court rulings
OneNewsNow.com - December 11, 2013

A watchdog group looking out for the free speech rights of college and university students says it's good news that the University of Wisconsin finally revised its unconstitutional harassment policy....[view article]

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Dementia epidemic looms with 135 million sufferers seen by 2050
Reuters - December 5, 2013

Many governments are woefully unprepared for an epidemic of dementia currently affecting 44 million people worldwide and set to more than treble to 135 million people by 2050, health experts and campaigners said on Thursday....[view article]

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Angola reportedly bans Islam
- November 26, 2013

According to several Angolan newspapers, Angola has become the first country in the world to ban Islam and Muslims, taking first measures by destroying mosques in the country. Spread the word.  ...[view article]

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Fourth graders taught about ‘pimps’ and ‘mobstaz’ in Louisiana
Fox News - September 19, 2013

Fourth grade students in Vermilion Parish, La. were given a homework assignment that included words like "Po Pimp" and "mobstaz," but school officials said the worksheet was age appropriate based on an education website affiliated with Common Core education standards....[view article]

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High Number Of Doctors Unhappy In Their Profession
CBN News - August 8, 2013

According to the most recent study, 42% say they are ‘dissatisfied' or ‘very dissatisfied' in their medical practices, and 59% say they are unlikely to encourage a young person to go into medicine. Only 16% report having a generally favorable outlook about the future of their careers...[view article]

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Liberal media love new Jesus book 'Zealot', fail to mention author is Muslim
Fox News - July 25, 2013

Reza Aslan, author of the new book, "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth" has been interviewed on a host of media outlets in the last week. Riding a publicity wave, the book has surged to #2 on Amazon's list. Don't be deceived....[view article]

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Student loan rates doubling
CNN - July 2, 2013

Students preparing to take subsidized government loans will see their interest rates double to 6.8% from current levels, starting Monday, July 1....[view article]

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IRS woes grow with report of conference spending
AP - Associated Press - June 3, 2013

The Internal Revenue Service, already under fire after officials disclosed that the agency targeted conservative groups, faces increased scrutiny because of an inspector general's report that it spent about $50 million to hold at least 220 conferences for employees between 2010 and 2012....[view article]

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Texas curriculum dropped after complaints from lawmakers
CHRON.com - May 21, 2013

The state's regional Education Service Centers no will longer issue lesson plans - and will forbid their use after Aug. 31 - for a popular online curriculum system that became a lightning rod for conservatives who criticized it as anti-American, legislators announced Monday....[view article]

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School Bans Religious Graduation Songs
Fox News - May 9, 2013

A Georgia school district will no longer allow prayers or songs with religious references at graduation ceremonies after a Wisconsin group threatened to file a lawsuit and suggested that forcing non-Christian students to listen to religious music was a form of bullying....[view article]

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Obama Critic Banned for Speaking the Truth
- May 1, 2013

A prominent pastor was allegedly disinvited from speaking at Morehouse College’s baccalaureate service this week after he spoke the truth about Obama....[view article]

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Parents Call Textbook Anti-Semitic
TownHall.com - April 24, 2013

The Jewish Federation of Nashville and a group of outraged parents are calling for a school district to pull a high school textbook they believe promotes bias against Israel....[view article]

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Mississippi Tells Public Schools to Develop Policies Allowing Prayers
The New York Times - March 21, 2013

Gov. Phil Bryant of Mississippi has long wanted children to pray at public schools. This week, with his grandmother's worn Bible on his desk, he signed a bill that gets him closer to that goal....[view article]

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Students Told to Remove Patriotic Bandanas
- February 13, 2013

A group of students at a California high school basketball game were told to remove patriotic bandanas and stop chanting “USA, USA” because school administrators wanted to be sensitive to other spectators....[view article]

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Scouts’ decision on ‘gays’ will be put to vote in May
OneNewsNow.com - February 6, 2013

The Boy Scouts of America put off a decision Wednesday on whether to lift its ban on homosexual members and leaders, saying the question will be taken up at the organization's national meeting in May....[view article]

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Teacher Fired for Giving Student Bible
Fox News - January 15, 2013

A longtime substitute teacher in Phillipsburg, NJ, has been fired after he shared a Bible verse with a student – and upon request gave the child a Bible....[view article]

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Children glued to TV and computer screens at increased risk of cancer and obesity
- January 8, 2013

Doctors warneven if kids get daily exercise, long hours in front of a screen puts them at a much higher risk of getting cancer in adult life...[view article]

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NRA calls for armed police officer in every school
AP - Associated Press - December 24, 2012

The nation's largest gun-rights lobby is calling for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings."...[view article]

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Only 7% of Detroit Public-School 8th Graders Proficient in Reading
CNS News - December 11, 2012

In the public schools in Detroit, Mich., according to the U.S. Department of Education, only 7 percent of the eighth graders are grade-level proficient or better in reading....[view article]

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Leftist propaganda infecting classrooms
OneNewsNow.com - December 11, 2012

The California Federation of Teachers has produced a video that one critic says amounts to "little more than big labor propaganda" aimed at young students to further class warfare....[view article]

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Obama Teacher Supporter: Teacher forces student to do 'Islamic hand sign'
- October 19, 2012

A Chesapeake, Va., teacher is facing a charge of assault. She is an Islamic cult teacher and follower. She supports Obama and attempted to force a young girl to make an Islamic cult sign with her hand. She now faces criminal charges. ...[view article]

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Number of enrolled university students falls for first time since 1996
The Daily Caller - October 17, 2012

For the first time since the Unabomber was arrested at his mountain cabin, the Nintendo 64 was released and the Macarena swept the nation, fewer Americans are pursuing bachelor's degrees....[view article]

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Texas schools punish students who refuse to be tracked with microchips
RT.com - October 10, 2012

A school district in Texas came under fire earlier this year when it announced that it would require students to wear microchip-embedded ID cards at all times. Now, students who refuse to be monitored say they are feeling the repercussions....[view article]

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A global school prayer meeting
OneNewsNow.com - September 27, 2012

Millions of students gathered on school grounds this morning for "See You at the Pole 2012," the annual global day of student prayer....[view article]

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For Thought: Christians talk the talk, but don't walk the walk
OneNewsNow.com - August 23, 2012

According to Ed Stetzer, president of LifeWay Research, Christians might freely discuss their faith within the walls of a church, but not much beyond that....[view article]

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Obama quietly implements Common Core
Washington Times - July 25, 2012

New standards for math and English called Common Core are poised to hit public schools across the nation. Some schools will begin implementing them as early as this fall, before parents have any inkling what has happened to their children’s classroom instruction....[view article]

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'Incredible win' for Christian students
OneNewsNow.com - July 4, 2012

A Texas third-grader will now be allowed to hand out invitations to an after-school Bible club, thanks to a lawsuit filed by Alliance Defense Fund (ADF)....[view article]

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Why You Should Consider Cancelling Your Short-Term Mission Trips
- June 25, 2012

I have seen with my own eyes or know of houses in Latin America that have been painted 20 times by 20 different short-term teams; fake orphanages in Uganda erected to get Westerners to give money; internet centers in India whose primary purpose is to ask Westerners for money; children in African countries purposefully mutilated by their parents so they would solicit sympathy while they beg; a New England-style church built by a Western team in Cameroon that is never...[view article]

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25% Fewer Men Than Women Graduate College; Obama: It's 'A Great Accomplishment ... For America'
CNS News - June 25, 2012

In an op-ed published Saturday in Newsweek, Hussein Obama marked the 40th anniversary of the enactment of Title IX--which bars gender discrimination in education-and noted that more women in the United States are now graduating from college than men, which he characterized as "a great accomplishment" for the nation....[view article]

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NEA experiences decline
OneNewsNow.com - June 11, 2012

The National Education Association is being forced into restructuring its organization amid continuing declines in its membership over the past two years....[view article]

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Fairfax County Virginia changes 'faith-based service policy'
- June 1, 2012

A Virginia high school student has won her fight to receive National Honor Society credit for teaching and mentoring children at her church instead of at a non-religious organization....[view article]

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MS Governor Bryant advocates school prayer in speech to teens
- June 1, 2012

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has told a group of teenagers that he believes it should be possible for public schools to have some sort of nondenominational prayer to open the day....[view article]

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Over-55s pick passwords twice as secure as teenagers'
News Scientist - June 1, 2012

People over the age of 55 pick passwords double the strength of those chosen by people under 25 years old. That's according to the largest ever study of password security, which also found that most of us choose passwords that are less secure than security experts recommend....[view article]

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Latest Rasmussen Poll: North Carolina: Romney 51%, Obama 43%
Rasmussen Report - May 16, 2012

Mitt Romney has moved out to an eight-point lead over President Obama in North Carolina after the two men were virtually tied a month ago....[view article]

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Why Conservatives Should Fund and Support a Strong National Defense
- May 16, 2012

It is my great pleasure to welcome you to Heritage for the third annual Jesse Helms Lecture. We're grateful to the Helms Foundation for sponsoring this event and partnering with us on this series. Its purpose is to highlight America's founding principles, which Senator Helms promoted with vigor....[view article]

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Teachers 'walking away' from NEA
OneNewsNow.com - March 6, 2012

Teachers 'walking away' from NEA because it is way out of touch with the values of concerned educators! It is way too liberal and it does not foster better education for children. Their unions [are] dumping huge amounts of money into liberal political causes....[view article]

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Obama to deliver commencement speech at New York women's college
The Hill - March 5, 2012

Obama will address the graduates of Barnard College at this year's commencement, The Hill has confirmed....[view article]

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4 students shot at Ohio school; suspect now in custody
AP - Associated Press - February 27, 2012

CHARDON, Ohio - A gunman opened fire inside a high school's cafeteria at the start of the school day Monday, wounding four students, officials said. A suspect was in custody.    ...[view article]

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Colorado student quits high school choir over Islamic song praising the false god 'Allah'
- February 16, 2012

A Colorado high school student says he quit the school choir after an Islamic song containing the lyric "there is no truth except Allah" made it into the repertoire.This is one way to address this Moslem false religion....[view article]

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Ala. school defends Bible assemblies
OneNewsNow.com - February 8, 2012

Liberty Counsel is proud of an Alabama school board for standing strong against a complaint filed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation concerning religious assemblies....[view article]

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'Tebow' bill to let home-schoolers play high school sports passes Va. House
The Washington Post - February 8, 2012

The House of Delegates voted 59 to 39 Wednesday in favor of a bill that would allow Virginia's tens of thousands of home-schooled students to play sports at their local high schools....[view article]

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Judge gives school choice thumbs-up
OneNewsNow.com - January 18, 2012

A judge has upheld Indiana's long-embattled school voucher law by rejecting the argument that such programs unconstitutionally use public funds to support religion....[view article]

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Update on Tourette's-Like Illness in Leroy
NBC News - January 12, 2012

LEROY, NY -- Administrators in the Leroy Central School District updated parents and students about a mysterious disorder that's affected twelve female high school students, causing them to exhibit symptoms similar to Tourette's Syndrome....[view article]

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Educator Warns of Public School Socialist Agenda in Recently Released Book
Christian Newswire - January 9, 2012

Jeffrey Wick, an educator in the public school system for twelve years, has watched the tragedy unfold before his eyes. Pressured by the expectation to meet government requirements, many schools have lowered academic standards and pushed children through the system, leaving them unprepared for the future....[view article]

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School punishes religious beliefs, student sues
OneNewsNow.com - December 19, 2011

A federal lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a Michigan public school student who was punished for telling his teacher he opposes homosexuality....[view article]

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U.S. Government Fails to Oversee Treatment of Foster Children With Mind-Altering Drugs
ABC News - December 1, 2011

ABC News was given exclusive access to the GAO report, which capped off a nationwide yearlong investigation by ABC News on the overuse of the most powerful mind-altering drugs on many of the country's nearly 425,000 foster children....[view article]

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Does Obama Know the Difference between Great Britain and England? Obviously Not!
- November 30, 2011

Obama the ill taught! He is really exposed without that telepromter to tell him what to say!...[view article]

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Academy told it can't promote the cult of Islam
- November 23, 2011

The head of a Minnesota-based messianic Jewish ministry is pleased that a publicly funded Twin Cities charter school will no longer be able to promote the cult of Islam. The Islamic cult promotionals will have to cease....[view article]

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Pro-'homo' play at school not well received
OneNewsNow.com - October 24, 2011

Students at a public high school in Connecticut recently walked out of a controversial play that was welcomed by school officials who feel students need more exposure to homosexuality to address the issue of bullying....[view article]

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School board: Explicit survey unnecessary
OneNewsNow.com - September 19, 2011

A Massachusetts mother has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education because her children's school conducted a sex survey without parents' written consent....[view article]

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School superintendent gives up $800k in pay
AP - Associated Press - August 29, 2011

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Some people give back to their community. Then there's Fresno County School Superintendent Larry Powell, who's really giving back. As in $800,000 - what would have been his compensation for the next three years....[view article]

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Ind. vouchers prompt thousands to change schools
AP - Associated Press - August 29, 2011

SOUTH BEND, IN - Weeks after Indiana began the nation's broadest school voucher program, thousands of students have transferred from public to private schools, causing a spike in enrollment at some Catholic institutions that were recently on the brink of closing for lack of pupils....[view article]

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Elmhurst College to Ask About Sexual Orientation
NBC News - August 25, 2011

Elmhurst College put a question on its admissions application that won't appear on any other school's application. "Would you consider yourself to be a member of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered) community?"...[view article]

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South Dakota schools cut costs with 4-day week
AP - Associated Press - August 22, 2011

IRENE, S.D. (AP) -- When the nearly 300 students of the Irene-Wakonda School District returned to school this week, they found a lot of old friends, teachers and familiar routines awaiting them. But one thing was missing: Friday classes....[view article]

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'Teacher of the Year' suspended for Truthful Facebook comment
OneNewsNow.com - August 22, 2011

A Florida teacher has been suspended and removed from the classroom in Mount Dora, Florida, for comments made on his Facebook page against homo "marriage." Liberty Counsel will be representing the teacher in court....[view article]

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LGBT youth project 'utter misuse of federal dollars'
OneNewsNow.com - June 15, 2011

The Gay-Straight Alliance Network is thrilled to have its first-ever federal grant of $285,000 for its "Safe and Healthy LGBT Youth Project."...[view article]

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Education: Another Obama Power Grab - The Marxist Real Hope for Change
OneNewsNow.com - June 15, 2011

McCluskey says a big enough outcry from both parties in Congress, complaining that the Obama administration is overstepping its bounds, might preclude Secretary Duncan from taking action....[view article]

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Students Stumble Again on the Basics of History
Wall Street Journal - June 15, 2011

Fewer than a quarter of American 12th-graders knew China was North Korea's ally during the Korean War, and only 35% of fourth-graders knew the purpose of the Declaration of Independence, according to national history-test scores released Tuesday....[view article]

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TREND: Competing With China
National Review Online - June 1, 2011

According to a new report from the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), rising manufacturing costs in China are reducing that country's allure as a location for transplanted American industry. Caterpillar, NCR, and G.E. pulling out of China!...[view article]

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New London Graduation Requirement: Speak English
NBC News - May 16, 2011

Students in New London will not only have to pass English to graduate, but they will have to prove that they know the American English language and be able to demonstrate it as of 2015....[view article]

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Endeavour blasts off Monday
USA TODAY - May 16, 2011

CAPE CANAVERAL - The space shuttle Endeavour took off Monday morning on its final launch from Kennedy Space Center's launch pad 39A....[view article]

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Nasa posts thousands of incredible space images on the internet
Mail Online - April 18, 2011

The NASA space agency has uploaded thousands of amazing space snaps onto the internet, including shots of previously unseen galaxies, stars and asteroids....[view article]

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Unusual order gets court's attention
OneNewsNow.com - April 13, 2011

The Mississippi Supreme Court is responding to home schoolers' allegation against a judge who has overstepped his bounds....[view article]

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New Jersey School Stops Blocking Pro-Homo Websites
Fox News - April 12, 2011

VINELAND, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey school board has stopped blocking pro-homo websites on high school and middle school computers....[view article]

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911 Hard Hat Pledge
- April 7, 2011

The 911 Hard Hat Pledge is one American's response to the proposed construction of a mosque at Ground Zero. That American is Andy Sullivan, a life-long resident of NYC and an American "hard hat"....[view article]

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Supreme Court supports tax breaks that subsidize religious schools
Jewish World Review - April 5, 2011

The Supreme Court's conservative majority opened the door for new state support for religious schools, ruling that special tax credits that pay for children to go to church schools cannot be challenged by dissenting taxpayers....[view article]

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Could this be the biggest find since the Dead Sea Scrolls? Seventy metal books found in cave in Jordan could change our view of Biblical history
Mail Online - March 31, 2011

For scholars of faith and history, it is a treasure trove too precious for price. This ancient collection of 70 tiny books, their lead pages bound with wire, could unlock some of the secrets of the earliest days of Christianity....[view article]

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Pro-Life Free Speech Wins Over Library Censorship: Canceled Pro-Life Film to be Shown as Scheduled at Wausau, WI Public Library
Christian Newswire - March 31, 2011

WAUSAU, Wis., March 31, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today, Thomas More Society attorneys confirmed that Marathon County library officials have agreed to rescind their decision to cancel a showing of the pro-life documentary "BloodMoney" by the Wausau "40 Days for Life" group in one of the library's public meeting rooms....[view article]

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Growing Intolerance for Christianity in U.S.
ChristianPost.com - March 29, 2011

A San Diego elementary school created an extra recess period to allow 100 cult following Muslim students to pray, while a federal judge upheld a Knoxville, Ky., jury's decision that a public school could prohibit its 5th grade Christian students from studying and discussing their Bibles during recess....[view article]

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Feds investigating charter schools for ties to Moslem group
OneNewsNow.com - March 29, 2011

Followers of Fethulla Gulen, a major Islamic political figure in Turkey now living in Pennsylvania, have opened some 140 charter schools across the U.S. Several sources report the FBI and the U.S. Departments of Labor and Education are investigating whether some school employees are kicking back part of their salaries to a Muslim movement founded by Gulen....[view article]

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Teacher will not be fired for teaching creationist beliefs in science class
Jewish World Review - March 23, 2011

A suburban school district north of Chicago will not fire a teacher who taught creationist beliefs about the origin of life in science classes, the superintendent said at a public meeting Tuesday night....[view article]

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Florida pastor oversees Quran burning
USA TODAY - March 22, 2011

The controversial Florida pastor who halted plans to burn a Quran on the 9/11 anniversary last year oversaw the burning of the Islamic holy book on Sunday after it was found "guilty" during a "trial" at his church....[view article]

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Spring break survey: Orlando ranked the most dangerous destination in the country
New York Daily News - March 9, 2011

A little spring break fun in the sun can be a dangerous thing unless travellers choose their destination wisely, a new survey has found....[view article]

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Christian parents jailed in Germany
OneNewsNow.com - March 9, 2011

In Germany, several parents have been jailed for keeping their children from attending sex-education programs at school....[view article]

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Free Bible Study Online Resource: Prayers of the Old Testament
- February 17, 2011

Eight studies from Lynne M. Baab, based on prayers from seven Old Testament books, invite you to meet our mighty, loving God in fresh ways, bringing all of who you are to him....[view article]

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Friends Usurp Family on Facebook
Christian Newswire - February 16, 2011

MEDIA ADVISORY, Feb. 16, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- New default settings for family on Facebook demote children, spouses and parents to the bottom of the page while elevating friends to the top, a change some parents find disconcerting....[view article]

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Campus Renewal and Podcasting
- February 14, 2011

Campus Renewal Ministries has launched Podcasting on our website. I want to encourage you to listen to the podcast. Please pray that God would give us a voice on every college campus for His glory. Pray that God will use our ministry to challenge leaders and students to have a greater vision to reach every people group on college campuses. Pray that our college campuses will return to Jesus. Amen....[view article]

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Week of Prayer/Collegiate Day of Prayer
- February 14, 2011

The week of prayer will start on February 20th and finish on February 24th. We will pray for 100 hours for the University of Tennessee. We have about 130 students signed up to pray during that week. We are believing for a mighty move of God. ...[view article]

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The God Who Answers United Prayer!
- February 11, 2011

  We are living in times that should provoke us to pray fervently. Yet, before we can accurately estimate the needs of our times, we must remind ourselves to whom we are praying - Who is the object of all our fervent prayers?  It is Jehovah, the Lord and King of all heaven and earth - Our Father in heaven is the only one who answers prayer. The Almighty Christ hears our prayers and feels the burdens of our broken hearts. He...[view article]

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America's Hard-Drinking Cities
Forbes.com - February 10, 2011

Austin, Texas, is famous for its parties. People flock from around the world to attend events like the annual South by Southwest film and music festival....[view article]

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11 Muslim Student Union members charged with disrupting Israeli ambassador's speech at UC Irvine
LA Times - February 8, 2011

Orange County D.A. charges the students with conspiring to disrupt a meeting. The university has already suspended the organization and disciplined the students....[view article]

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US warns Palestinians over Security Council resolution
AFP - January 20, 2011

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - Palestinian envoys on Wednesday stepped up lobbying for a Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlement building but the United States spoke out strongly against the initiative....[view article]

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Everything You Wanted to Know About IE9 But Didn't Know Where to Ask
PC World - January 20, 2011

For more than 10 weeks, I've been shining a light on the brilliant work of many talented Web designers and developers who have embraced the challenge of producing cool, cutting-edge, and beautiful Web sites using new technologies such as HTML5, SVG, CSS3, and JavaScript 5....[view article]

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Will a new $40 billion maternal and child health fund include abortion?
C-Fam - January 20, 2011

NEW YORK, January 20 (C-FAM) Will a new $40 billion maternal and child health fund include abortion? A just-announced UN commission will decide. The new commission is supposed to "make transparent" funds slated for the UN Secretary General's Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health, announced last September at a UN summit....[view article]

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Hollywood Prayer Network to Host the National Prayer Committee
- January 19, 2011

    January 2011 Newsletter Happy New Year HPN! It's a brand new year and we're excited to get praying for all of the wonderful, creative business community in the world's most influential city. This is a big time of year so jump in and join us in lifting up all that's going on in Hollywood!   SUMMARY: We praise God for your love and support of HPN Please pray...[view article]

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Over Two Million Children are Homeschooled
Christian Newswire - January 6, 2011

PURCELLVILLE, Va., Jan. 4, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- In a new study released today the National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI) estimates there are over 2 million children being homeschooled in the U.S. in 2010. "The growth of the modern homeschool movement has been remarkable," said Michael Smith, president of HSLDA. "Just 30 years ago there were only an estimated 20,000 homeschooled children," he added....[view article]

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U.S. Army Waiting List Near Record Levels With High Unemployment, GI Bill
- December 29, 2010

Young Americans looking to join the armed forces may have to wait to serve. The combination of lower recruitment target numbers, a weak economy and the implementation of the GI bill has made waiting lists, officially known as the Delayed Entry Pool, longer than they have been in recent years....[view article]

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'Superscope' yields first glimpse of Double Quasar
BBC - December 10, 2010

E-Merlin is an array of seven linked UK radio telescopes, updated last year with fibre optic technology that has vastly increased its power. Light from the Double Quasar has been bent by a massive object between it and the Earth, resulting in a double image....[view article]

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Surgeon General: 1 Cigarette Could Kill You
AP - Associated Press - December 9, 2010

WASHINGTON - Think the occasional cigarette won't hurt? Even a bit of social smoking - or inhaling someone else's secondhand smoke - could be enough to block your arteries and trigger a heart attack, says the newest surgeon general's report on the killer the nation just can't kick....[view article]

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Homeschooling Proving 'Good for America'
Christian Newswire - December 3, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY, Dec. 3, 2010 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, LLC -- In August 2001, the cover of Time magazine posed this question: "Is Home Schooling Good for America?" Today, as more and more adults who were homeschooled assume positions of leadership and service in our nation, we answer Time's question with a resounding "Yes!"...[view article]

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Textbooks tainted with the Islamic cult ideology
OneNewsNow.com - December 1, 2010

A terrorism expert says textbook publishers are allowing pro-Islamic cult consultants to have influence over the content of what is taught in America's schools....[view article]

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5 Tips to Keep You Cyber-Safe this Buying Season
PC World - December 1, 2010

As reported by the Dow Jones newswires, online shopping may well top $1 billion dollars on a single day this year. With more and more consumers willing to spend money online, sales will rise, but so will the risk of exposure to some sort of scam or cyber-crime right alongside those fabulous deals....[view article]

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Court validates student's right to religious speech
OneNewsNow.com - November 30, 2010

Montana's highest court has ruled in favor of a former Montana high school valedictorian who was banned from speaking at her graduation because her speech contained religious references....[view article]

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N.Y. School to Maintain 'Partial' Pledge of Allegiance Policy
Fox News - November 11, 2010

Despite pleas that the Pledge of Allegiance should be recited in unison over the public address system, students at an upstate New York elementary school will continue to hear only a six-word prompt before they continue the recitation in their classrooms....[view article]

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Ban doesn't stop football team's prayers
OneNewsNow.com - October 26, 2010

A public high school in southeastern Tennessee is in the middle of the latest debate concerning public prayer at football games, but some community Christian leaders feel the main story is the spiritual awakening that is taking place among the team....[view article]

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10 infants dead in California whooping cough outbreak
CNN - October 21, 2010

(CNN) -- Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, has claimed the 10th victim in California, in what health officials are calling the worst outbreak in 60 years....[view article]

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Angle: Muslim law taking hold in parts of US
AP - Associated Press - October 21, 2010

LAS VEGAS - Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle says Muslim terrorists are taking hold in some communities in the United States.  ...[view article]

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Cincinnati Public School Pushing Democratic Vote
- October 20, 2010

Three van loads of Cincinnati, Ohio Hughes High students were taken last week - during school hours - to vote and given sample ballots only for Democratic candidates and then taken for ice cream, a Monday lawsuit alleges....[view article]

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Christian Coalition Announces Release of Spanish Language Voter Guides
Christian Newswire - October 20, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY, Oct. 19 /Christian Newswire/ -- Tuesday, Christian Coalition President Roberta Combs announced the release of Spanish language versions of the Coalition's 2010 Voter Guides in selected states....[view article]

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Dead Sea Scrolls Going Digital on Internet
ABC News - October 20, 2010

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Scholars and anyone with an Internet connection will be able to take a new look into the Biblical past through an online archive of high-resolution images of the 2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls....[view article]

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New 'True Love Waits' Blog Tackles Student Abstinence Issues
Christian Newswire - October 19, 2010

NASHVILLE, Oct. 18 /Christian Newswire/ -- LifeWay's True Love Waits ministry has started a blog to address current issues and provide updated information about the student sexual-abstinence movement....[view article]

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Christian song is a 'go' for talent show
OneNewsNow.com - October 12, 2010

After facing an initial ban from school officials, two sisters in suburban Chicago will be allowed to sing a Christian song at their school's talent show....[view article]

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Persistent Pro-life Youth Share the Truth and Give School Administrators a Lesson on First Amendment Freedoms
Christian Newswire - October 2, 2010

NIPOMO, Calif., Oct. 1 /Christian Newswire/ -- Members of the Survivors' Campus Life Team, were detained for holding graphic images and advocating the pro-life message on public sidewalks in front of Nipomo High School on Monday, September 27, 2010....[view article]

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Political power up for grabs in education system
OneNewsNow.com - September 30, 2010

A former U.S. senator and current college president says the Department of Education's attempt to implement new regulatory changes and subsequently limit the academic freedom of private institutions is "insidious" and "perverse."...[view article]

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Coach not concerned with ACLU
OneNewsNow.com - September 28, 2010

A Christian coach at the University of Nebraska is not intimated and won't back down, despite the American Civil Liberties Union's (ACLU) attempts to stop him from sharing his faith at public schools. In fact, he is challenging Christian school administrators to take the same stand....[view article]

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Values Voter Summit kicks off
Family Research Council - September 17, 2010

The 2010 Values Voter Summit has kicked off in the nation's capital with a round of speeches from some high profile Republicans....[view article]

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Harry Reid's illegal alien student bailout
OneNewsNow.com - September 17, 2010

The so-called DREAM Act would create an official path to Democratic voter registration for an estimated two million college-age illegal aliens. Look past the public relations-savvy stories of "undocumented" valedictorians left out in the cold. This is not about protecting "children." It's about preserving electoral power through cap-and-gown amnesty....[view article]

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Texas State Board to consider resolution warning of pro-Islamic textbook teaching
OneNewsNow.com - September 16, 2010

AUSTIN, Texas- The Texas State Board of Education next week is expected to consider a measure that would prohibit textbooks from pushing Islam over Christianity....[view article]

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Let's Take America Back
Christian Coalition of America - September 15, 2010

Fill out the form below and become a part of our 2010 "Take America Back" campaign and distribute voter guides this fall....[view article]

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National Preparedness Month Gets Support from Pastors
Christian Newswire - September 14, 2010

"Following 9-11 and Hurricane Katrina it was abundantly clear that it is dangerous and even naive to expect government agencies to swoop in to save everybody in the event of a major emergency," Horn explained. "Now we are hearing from federal authorities that it is only a matter of time -- when, not if -- a catastrophic event could make 9-11 pale by comparison. Experts have placed even-odds on a terrorist attack using a weapon of mass destruction (WMD) inside...[view article]

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Vitamin B 'puts off Alzheimer's'
BBC - September 9, 2010

A new study suggests high doses of B vitamins may halve the rate of brain shrinkage in older people experiencing some of the warning signs of Alzheimer's disease....[view article]

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National Preparedness Month Gets Support with Free Books, Guides, Downloads to Help Citizens with Readiness
Christian Newswire - September 8, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY, Sept. 8 /Christian Newswire/ -- September has been designated National Preparedness Month by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. www.SurvivorMall.com is supporting this effort by providing free e-books, reports, booklets and more on how to perform first aid, prepare temporary shelters, build bomb shelters, defend against terrorism, shield against nuclear fallout, survive earthquakes, storms, floods, and dozens of other potentially catastrophic situations....[view article]

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Governor keeps 'condom education' out of schools
OneNewsNow.com - September 7, 2010

The governor of Minnesota has rejected a federal grant under the new healthcare law that would fund sex education promoting use of contraceptives.    ...[view article]

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Exposing the 'real' Quran
OneNewsNow.com - September 6, 2010

A minister wants to help Americans learn the "real" Quran and bring Muslims to Christ. Usama Dakdok, founder of The Straight Way of Grace Ministry, was born in Egypt and raised in a Christian home as the son of a Baptist pastor, where he accepted Jesus at the age of 11. But despite his background, he was forced to learn the Quran in school....[view article]

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MOPS International Introduces Momology: The Book, The Community, The Website; Tools to Ensure No Mom is Alone in Mothering
Christian Newswire - September 3, 2010

DENVER, Sept. 2 /Christian Newswire/ -- MOPS International, Mother of Preschoolers, announces Momology: A Mom’s Guide to Shaping Great Kids. MOPS has been listening to mothers for almost 40 years and Momology highlights the four essential elements of mothering for all moms. Written by Shelly Radic, Interim CEO of MOPS International, Momology is based on research gathered from thousands of moms by MOPS and includes foundational principles from experts on families such as the Search...[view article]

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Teen's Sweet 16 Party Saves Children in Kenya
Christian Newswire - August 31, 2010

HAMPTON, Va., Aug. 30 /Christian Newswire/ -- A Chesapeake, Va., teen's decision one-and-a-half years ago to forsake a traditional "sweet 16" birthday party enabled her to fully fund the construction of a $30,000 church-orphanage in Kenya, providing much needed food, shelter, clothing and education for approximately 50 orphans in that country. Instead of presents, Megan MacDonald, age 18, requested party guests donate to the construction project which was overseen by Hampton, Va.,-based International Cooperating Ministries (ICM). MacDonald and her parents...[view article]

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Vacation Liberty School - VBS with a twist
OneNewsNow.com - August 21, 2010

A new program utilizes the same style used in vacation Bible school to educate children about liberty....[view article]

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Email is too slow and wristwatches are pointless for college freshmen
CNN - August 18, 2010

(CNN) -- For most college freshmen starting school this fall, email is passe and wearing a watch on your wrist is, well, unnecessary, according to the Beloit College Mindset List for the Class of 2014, most of whom were born in 1992....[view article]

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In Israel, Commerce amid Conflict
Time - August 17, 2010

The city of Nazareth - a town of 65,000 residents, bearing the weight of more than 2,000 years of history - sits at the southern end of Galilee, at the bottom of a sloping bowl formed out of a chalky mountain range that overlooks the Jezreel Valley. Not far from Nazareth's Byzantine-era ruins and the sites where Jesus is said to have once trod, you come upon something less historic: a dense, rubble-strewn industrial zone....[view article]

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Charity Group Has No Plans to Leave Afghanistan Despite Murders of Aid Team
Fox News - August 10, 2010

KABUL, Afghanistan -- A Christian charity said Monday it had no plans to leave Afghanistan despite the murders of 10 members of its medical aid team and repeated that the organization does not attempt to convert Muslims to Christianity....[view article]

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The Seed Company Issues 'The Blank Bible Challenge' to U.S. Pastors
Christian Newswire - August 3, 2010

ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 3 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Seed Company, the fastest growing Bible translation organization in the world, has unveiled an initiative to churches across the country -- the Blank Bible Challenge. The campaign is designed to bring awareness for the need of Scripture translation for people groups that have never had God's Word in their language....[view article]

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Microsoft Quashed Effort to Boost Online Privacy
Wall Street Journal - August 2, 2010

Type the intro here if you are linking to another story, otherwise paste the entire story here and leave the url blank. The website will display a maximum of 80 words for the introduction. If you are pasting from Word use the word pasteboard icon....[view article]

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Students support professor's conservative stand
OneNewsNow.com - July 26, 2010

Support is mounting for a University of Illinois professor who was fired for telling students in his Catholicism class that he agrees with the Catholic Church's teaching against homosexuality....[view article]

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High Court Rules Against Campus Christian Group
The Pew Forum - July 6, 2010

A divided Supreme Court today ruled, 5-4, that a public law school can deny recognition to a student group that excludes gays and lesbians. The Court said the school could enforce a policy requiring official student organizations to accept all students who want to join....[view article]

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Health law risks turning away sick
The Hill - July 1, 2010

The Obama administration has not ruled out turning sick people away from an insurance program created by the new healthcare law to provide coverage for the uninsured....[view article]

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Teacher Layoffs
Time - June 15, 2010

I'm generally in favor of President Obama's efforts to prevent massive layoffs of public employees at the state and local level. But--you knew a "but" was coming, right?--there have to be some strings attached. I'm not sure Charles Lane is right that this isn't as bad as it seems. The pain won't be distributed equally. The districts that will be hit the hardest will be the poorest districts, which don't have the lush property tax base of the suburbs. And...[view article]

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Christian Legal Society case begins in the Supreme Court
Mission Network News - April 20, 2010

USA (MNN) - The U.S. Supreme Court began oral arguments on The Christian Legal Socity v. Martinez yesterday, April 19. The verdict of this case will help determine the future of campus ministry, for better or for worse....[view article]

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Preachers Who Don't Believe - The Scandal of Apostate Pastors
AlbertMohler.com - March 23, 2010

Are there clergy who don’t believe in God? That is the question posed by a new report that is certain to receive considerable attention — and rightly so. Few church members are likely to be disinterested in whether their pastor believes in God....[view article]

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New Evidence Confirms Girl Scouts Distributed Sex Guide at UN
C-Fam - March 16, 2010

STATEMENT BY AUSTIN RUSE PRESIDENT, CATHOLIC FAMILY AND HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTE (NEW YORK - C-FAM) Late last week we reported in our weekly Friday Fax that the Girl Scouts allowed the distribution of an explicit and dangerous sex guide - produced by the International Planned Parenthood Federation - in a Girl Scout panel for adolescent girls at the UN. We have been inundated with responses from Girl Scout moms, Girl Scout leaders and others angered and confused that such...[view article]

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Graphic Sex Ed for Ten Year Olds - Not on Our Watch!
Christian Newswire - February 10, 2010

SIOUX FALLS, SD, Feb. 10 /Christian Newswire/ -- A new report by the International Planned Parenthood Federation is recommending that children as young as 10 years old receive mandatory graphic sex education, which includes teaching them the "pleasures of sex."...[view article]

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Ten Commandment Projects Thwart ACLU
Newsmax.com - December 29, 2009

When ACLU officials bullied Duluth, Minn., into removing its Ten Commandments display, it looked like another victory in the organization's ongoing crusade to make America a secular nation....[view article]

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Degrading Sex, Government Style
Culture of Life Foundation - December 29, 2009

Every presidential administration in Washington DC does some things that appear stupid in hindsight. It gets caught up in the moment, pandering to this or that political constituency, or reacting too precipitously to some big or newsworthy event....[view article]

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Christian witnessing a no-no on campus
OneNewsNow.com - December 29, 2009

Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) is appealing a decision to permit a bad speech policy to stand while a lawsuit against Georgia Southern University proceeds....[view article]

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Reid: No Slave to the Facts
Family Research Council - December 9, 2009

Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) wants his colleagues to be on the right side of history, but there's just one problem. He doesn't seem to know any of it! Yesterday, the Senate Majority Leader became the front-runner for the most absurd quote of the health care debate....[view article]

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Obama uses school dollars to prod states to change
TownHall.com - November 12, 2009

States are jockeying for a new $5 billion pot of education money even before the contest has begun....[view article]

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Purpose of White Ribbon Against Pornography Week (Oct. 25 - Nov. 1) is to Raise Public Awareness About the Hardcore Pornography Problem and to Promote Enforcement of Obscenity and Related Laws
Christian Newswire - October 26, 2009

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /Christian Newswire/ --This year, the annual White Ribbon Against Pornography (WRAP) Week runs Sunday, Oct. 25, through Sunday, Nov. 1. WRAP Week is intended to inform the public and public officials about the harms of pornography and the need to enforce obscenity and related laws....[view article]

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