Who should get a platform on the BBC? What does ‘balance’ mean when debating creationists and homophobes? Read more

If you’re not able or just don’t want to read my thesis, perhaps a radio documentary is more your bag. On Tuesday, the BBC repeated Jolyon Jenkins’ ACE documentary, Out of the Ordinary: A Righteous Education? This thirty minute programme features me and three other former ACE students, as well as interviews with former ACE supervisor and Leaving Fundamentalism guest poster, Monica Stringer, and ACE UK head honcho Arthur Roderick. It was originally broadcast during my Great Blogging Silence, so regular LF readers… Read more

Read Jonny Scaramanga’s research on Accelerated Christian Education in England Read more

A former home schooler describes her continuing fight with the holes in her education. Read more

I used to believe men and women couldn’t be just friends. It was an impoverished view of the world. Read more

Teenage runaways and allegations of physical and sexual abuse dog the facility that Iowa Republicans want to exempt from accreditation laws. Read more

A bill before the Iowa House would allow a school to provide the unaccredited Accelerated Christian Education curriculum. Read more

An ACE escapee finds his place in the universe after years of indoctrination. Contains references to corporal punishment. Read more

Or: How Def Leppard Made Me An Atheist Read more

Secularism is about freedom of conscience and a religiously neutral state, not authoritarian diktats. Read more

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