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National Education Association sued in California court over forced union dues

By   /  May 1, 2013  /  Education, Featured, Law  /  No Comments

Updated LOS ANGELES (WordNews.org) May 1, 2013 – The National Education Association, the largest teachers union in the country, is being sued by Christian Educators Association International over forced union dues. The suit was filed by the Center for Individual Rights on behalf of Christian Educators. CEAI is asking the courts to stop the NEA […]

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German homeschooling family fighting deportation

By   /  April 8, 2013  /  Education, Law  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) April 8, 2013 – A German homeschooling family granted asylum in the United States in 2010 is seeking permanent legal status. A petition has been launched in support of the Romeike family. To date, more than 86,000 have signed the petition, with a goal of 100,000 within reach. The Romeikes are being […]

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Edward Blews outlines vision for Council for Christian Colleges & Universities

By   /  February 18, 2013  /  Education, Featured  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Feb. 18, 2013 – The new head of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities said the organization will play an active role in promoting Christian higher education “whether in the halls of Congress, the corridors of the White House, the chambers of courts, or any other forum.” “The CCCU will be […]

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Growth in Mormonism, sexual liberalism on Christian colleges among trends institute predicts will top religious news in 2013

By   /  January 5, 2013  /  Church, Education, Featured, Politics  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Jan. 5, 2013 – Christian persecution in the Middle East will continue to ramp up, leading to mass emigration. Mormonism’s popularity will continue to grow. Sexual liberalism will spread in evangelical colleges and universities. Those are three of the predictions made by the Institute on Religion in Democracy that will be among […]

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College forbids sale of ‘Christmas’ trees, OK with ‘holiday’ trees

By   /  November 27, 2012  /  Education, Law  /  No Comments

MORGANTON, N.C. (WordNews.org) Nov. 27, 2012 — Western Piedmont Community College officials forced a student club to stop selling “Christmas” trees and start selling “holiday” trees for a charity. A college official told the club: “We cannot market your trees in association solely with a Christian event.” The  sent a letter to the college today […]

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By the Book: “My Dad, Oral Roberts” Part 1: “Windows”

By   /  July 17, 2012  /  Education, Featured  /  1 Comment

TULSA, Okla. (WordNews.org) July 17, 2012 —  As evangelist Oral Roberts lie in a hospital room following a fall, his youngest daughter Roberta Roberts Potts could hear a loud voice coming from down the hall as she walked to his room. Roberts, 91, had been on morphine to deal with the pain and been in […]

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Homeschooled speech and debate students learn to defend their faith

By   /  May 7, 2012  /  Education, Events  /  No Comments

By MEGAN DRISCOLL For Word News BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WordNews.org) May 7, 2012 – Hundreds of homeschooled students gather in a church gym. A competitor’s parent steps onto a platform and leans into the mic. He welcomes the students gathered around him and then bows his head in prayer, asking God’s blessing over the next few […]

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Controversy looms over choice of pro-abortion rights Tutu to speak at Gonzaga University commencement

By   /  April 14, 2012  /  Church, Education, Events, International, Politics, Pro-life  /  No Comments

By MEGAN DRISCOLL For Word News SPOKANE, Wash. (WordNews.org) April 14, 2012 – Officials at Gonzaga University have invited the controversial Archbishop Desmond Tutu to deliver the school’s 2012 commencement address in May. The school also will present the archbishop with an honorary doctorate. Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, South Africa, has a long history […]

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