Why is a Church “Adopting” This Public School?

Public schools across the country are facing budget issues — good luck finding a teaching job for next year — and they’re looking for any way to cut costs without having to fire staff. Out of desperation, they will also try to raise money in questionable ways. Like this school in Florida: When his budget [Read More...]

An Argument for Christians Sending Their Children to Public Schools

Matt Stone is a Christian. He’s raising his children to be Christians. But he sometimes receives flak because he doesn’t send his children to a private Christian school. Matt explains why he doesn’t want to “bubble” his boys: I say again and again to those who ask: I’d rather our boys be exposed to [other [Read More...]

Would You Like to Teach in Uganda?

Here’s an incredible opportunity for any atheist who’d like to make a difference in another country. The Atheist Alliance International (AAI) is partnering with its affiliate, the Kasese United Humanist Association (KUHA), to provide the opportunity for between 4 and 6 volunteers to spend two to three months this fall, beginning September 1, 2010, in [Read More...]

Prayer in School? Apparently, It’s Legal in Mississippi

While some teachers are getting in trouble for what they say or do in their personal lives while teaching at private religious schools, here’s a story of a teacher who barely gets a slap on the wrist for bringing religion directly into the public school classroom. Alice Hawley teaches math at Franklin County High School [Read More...]

A Seminar for Bigots-in-Training

Aww… isn’t this cute? Peter LaBarbera, president of the group Americans for Truth about Homosexuality — a group that spreads lies about homosexuality — is announcing a seminar for young people who want to become little homophobes like him. Joe. My. God. perfectly captures the essence of the “Americans For Truth Academy”: [It] will train [Read More...]