It’s Every Math Teacher’s Dream…

See how that response plays out at Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal :)

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After Texas Parents Complain That “Lebanon High School” Isn’t Very Patriotic, It Gets a New Name (Kind of…)

Last month, we learned that parents in Frisco, Texas were raising hell over a new local high school’s name: “Lebanon High School.”

The argument was that they didn’t want the school to share its name with a Middle East nation… even though the origin of the name in this case was the community of farmers who lived in the area before Frisco was established. (Indeed, there was a Lebanon School in the area that closed in 1947.)

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South Dakota Legislator: Evolution is “Racist, Counter-Scientific, Faith-Based and Blind to the Self-Evident”

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about a bill proposed by South Dakota legislators — Senate Bill 114 — that would allow Creationism and climate change-denial to make their way into public school classrooms.

The bill would:

… create an environment within all elementary and secondary schools that encourages students to explore scientific questions, learn about scientific evidence, develop critical thinking skills, and respond appropriately and respectfully to differences of opinion about scientific subjects taught in curriculum and coursework

That all sounds well and good… until you get to this part:

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Todd Starnes Flips Out After Student Told Not to Say “God Bless America” During Morning Announcements

For several weeks, the student-led morning announcements at Yulee High School in Florida ended with the words “God Bless America.” (As if the Pledge wasn’t enough?)

So the American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center wrote a letter to school officials explaining the problem:



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After Satanists Planned to Give Away Coloring Books, Florida School Board Votes to End All Religious Distributions

In January of 2013, World Changers of Florida, Inc. held Bible distributions at a number of public high schools in Orange County, Florida. No student would be forced to take one, but there would be a table set up where interested students could take a copy if they wanted: This alone could have been illegal, [Read More…]