Atheist Teacher vs. Christian Student

Last week, California teacher Jim Corbett lost his case against student Chad Farnan. Farnan had accused his history teacher of make anti-Christian comments during class and the court agreed. Based on the lawsuit and the comments I’d read Corbett had made, I wasn’t siding with the teacher (though I agreed with what he said). I [Read More...]

Christian Attends Girlfriend’s Prom; Gets Suspended

I mentioned a few days ago that 17-year-old Tyler Frost would be suspended if he attended his girlfriend’s high school prom… because Frost attends a fundamentalist Christian school that forbids dancing. Turns out he went to the dance, anyway. And the school has suspended him. Frost didn’t go to school Monday. Instead, he and his [Read More...]

Teacher Who Called Creationism “Superstitious Nonsense” Loses Case

There have been a lot of stories this week about James Corbett, a history teacher at a public high school in California. A Christian student of his, Chad Farnan, had claimed Corbett was being hostile to religion in class. Corbett had spoken about his “unequivocal belief that creationism is superstitious nonsense” — of course, that [Read More...]

Christian School Punishes Student for Wanting to Go to Prom

Last night was Prom for my high school students. I never sign up to chaperone the dances… partly because I have no desire to see any of my students skanking it up on the dance floor. That was the least of Tyler Frost‘s problems. He’s a senior at Heritage Christian School in Ohio, a fundamentalist [Read More...]

Conservative Christians Organize Day of Silence Walkout

This is just a perfect example of how the Religious Right distorts the facts to suit their own needs. On April 17th, students who choose to will participate in the Day of Silence: The Day of Silence… is a student-led day of action when concerned students, from middle school to college, take some form of [Read More...]