Religion Principal

Machines can’t teach us to be human

I spent the first two years of high school at a swanky Catholic boys’ academy in Southern California and hated it. The girls ‘question, never far from my thoughts, could not be answered and the corresponding girls’ school on the other side of town was run like a medieval mountain convent, that is to say like a fortress. At the …

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Christian schools want to be able to discipline and fire divorced or LGBTQ + staff

World Dec 21 2021 19:163 minutes to read The Department of Equality celebrates LGTBI Pride Day with a “Maori haka” dance. Video / El Mundo Christian education groups have championed the “right” of schools to discipline or even fire a teacher who divorces, cheats on a spouse, or enters a non-heterosexual relationship. Speaking in a parliamentary inquiry, Christian Schools Australia …

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Give me freedom and give you death

You can rarely be sure that judicial incompetence will kill people, but Federal District Judge Terry Doughty crossed that line when he issued a injunction blocking the Biden administration requirement that nursing home staff be vaccinated against COVID-19. (The injunction, the administration of which is attractive, has since been amended by a higher court to apply only in the 14 …

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Restrictions imposed on the Catholic school club

VANCOUVER – Vancouver school officials have placed restrictions on a Catholic student club operating at a public high school, preventing the club founder from sharing his faith with students. The officials’ edict means the club will now have to limit its weekly meetings to socializing and general discussions about Catholicism, said Timothy Que, a grade 11 student at Eric Hamber …

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A Graphic Novel About Joseph Smith and the Spread of “Dirty” Soda

These are excerpts from the Salt Lake Tribune’s free Mormon Land newsletter, a weekly summary of developments in and about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Want this newsletter with additional items in your inbox? Subscribe here. You can also support Mormon Land with a donation to Patreon.com/mormonland, where you can access, among other freebies and exclusive content, …

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Board of Directors honors outstanding employees for their commitment to students – Charles County Public Schools

At its December 14 meeting, the Board of Education honored four students from Charles County Public Schools (CCPS). School principals annually select a student and staff member for board recognition. Students are honored for their accomplishments in the areas of academic success, career preparation, and personal responsibility. At the meeting were honored Lewis Benton of Mary B. Neal Elementary School; …

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Happiness is an essential educational outcome

Opinion IN the recent Speech from the Throne, our provincial government signaled that it was not done with its educational interventions, noting that it was re-examining the curriculum and student achievement issues as identified by the exam. Kindergarten to Grade 12 education. In doing so, it bypasses yet another, more fundamental, preliminary question about education: what do parents and society …

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