High School Teacher Bragged About Stopping Atheist Club From Forming, but He Won’t Be an Obstacle Anymore

A few weeks ago, I shared a story about a high school teacher who sent the Secular Student Alliance a strange letter referencing the SSA’s Educators’ Brochure (PDF). Here’s an excerpt from his letter: It was from one of those students that I received this brochure. Not surprisingly, they could not get a teacher to [Read More...]

Bobby Jindal Would Make An Awful Vice President, Say People Who Support Science and Reality

Mitt Romney will soon have to pick someone to run for Vice President with him… and if he wants to appeal to his base, he pretty much has to pick the least scientifically intelligent person out there. Cue Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal — someone who probably understands science, but fights against it to score political [Read More...]

Why Algebra is Necessary: Rebutting Andrew Hacker

I teach Geometry. I’ve taught it for years. I’ll have two sections of it this year. Probably 65 kids. Every year that I’ve taught the subject, kids have freaked out at the mere mention of the word “Proof.” Without actually knowing what they are or how to do them, they want to give up immediately. [Read More...]

Texas State Representative: Everyone’s Cool with Reading Bible Verses in the Classroom, Right?

Texas State Representative Debbie Riddle (guess which party she represents?) has a brilliant idea to fix our schools: Forget decades of court precedence and ignore the religious diversity in our schools: Surely things would be better if we just read Bible verses in the classroom! Of course, people began challenging her. If she wants students [Read More...]

State-Funded Christian School Rejects Three-Year-Old for Having Gay Parents

In true Christian fashion, Hope Christian School in Albuquerque, New Mexico just rejected a three-year-old from its preschool rosters because he has two fathers: Action 7 News got a copy of the letter that Hope Christian School sent to the family. It says in part: “Same gender couples are inconsistent with scriptural lifestyle and biblical [Read More...]


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