Five Reasons Bible Literacy Classes in Schools are a Bad Idea

I love the Bible and strongly agree that more people should be biblically literate, but I don’t believe that literacy should be obtained in a public school setting. Aside from the fact that our constitution separates church and state, and not taking into account my suspicion that our very non-religious president is calling for this class to pander to the religious right , here are five reasons I think Bible ...

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When Choice is Not a Good Thing

There is an attempt in our community to hijack our public school system and bring in more privately run schools and implement a voucher system. It's being touted as school choice. It sounds good. We like choices. Especially Americans.  And any good parent wants to do what is best for their child. Why shouldn't parents be able to choose the best school for their child? There are many reasons vouchers are not a ...

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