Christian Homeschooling Curriculum: Scientists Can Generate Electricity from Snow

Jonny Scaramanga, who’s written at this site about his fundamentalist education at an Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) school, has a new piece up at The Guardian with a stunning (yet not necessarily shocking) revelation from the ACE curriculum: It suggests that snow can generate electricity.

Scaramanga quotes a textbook called Science 1087 (aimed at 9th-graders):

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The Good News is That Fewer Americans Than Ever Before Want Daily Prayer in Public Schools…

… The bad news is that 61% of Americans still want daily prayer in public schools.

That’s according to a new poll from Gallup:



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How Did This Christian Monument in Front of a Georgia High School Get There in the First Place?

If you were to visit the newly-renovated Madison County High School in Danielsville, Georgia, you’ll inevitably come across a monument on school grounds… full of references to the Christian God:



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After Teacher Physically Forced First-Grader to Stand Up During the Pledge, District Says It Won’t Happen Again

Earlier this month, I posted about a teacher physically lifting a student out of his seat because he wouldn’t stand up during the Pledge of Allegiance. It happened to a first-grader in the New Town Public School District in North Dakota.



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New Jersey High School Student Defending the Pledge of Allegiance Wrongly Thinks Atheists Are Trying to Silence Her

This past April, the American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center announced that it had filed a lawsuit against the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District in Monmouth County, New Jersey regarding the Pledge of Allegiance.

If successful, the lawsuit could put an end to daily recitations of the Pledge in the state’s public schools.

There hasn’t been any ruling in the case yet, but yesterday, the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty proudly announced that Samantha Jones, a NJ high school student, would be joining the legal fight against the AHA:

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