Can We Just Eliminate Textbooks?

My high school students know that I rely very little on our textbooks. I hand them out at the beginning of the school year because I have to, but other than as a last-resort reference, most of my classes use them minimally throughout the year. Why do this? They’re boring. They can add to the [Read More...]

An Atheist in Catholic School Wants to Show That He Can Be Charitable, Too

Here’s the story of a boy named Daniel. He was born into a Catholic family. He is forced to attend Catholic School. He has come to the conclusion that he is an atheist. Hello everyone, My name is Daniel and I’m an Atheist who is forced to attend a private Catholic school. I regularly experience [Read More...]

High Schooler Writes Article About Discrimination Against Atheists; School Refuses to Publish It

Krystal Myers is exactly the kind of student you want at your high school: editor of the school paper, captain of the swim team, honors student. But based on how her administrators are treating her, it’s like they wish she didn’t attend the school at all. Why the opposition? Krystal wrote an article for the [Read More...]

In Georgia, a School Board President Faces Opposition Simply Because He Won’t Reveal His Religious Preference

A man named Leonard Presberg was recently elected to the Fayette County Board of Education (in Georgia). That was back in November. In January, he was named Chairman of the board. What are his views on education? You would think that’s the only point of concern for local residents… but at a school board meeting [Read More...]

Finally, Some Good News for Secular Parents in Morinville, Alberta

A couple of weeks ago (and many times before that), I posted about Donna Hunter and the other parents in Morinville, Alberta (Canada) who have been trying to get just one secular school to open in the area. Right now, the only options for their children are religious schools. There have been many setbacks, but [Read More...]


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