School Funding

Ritika Sharma Kurup of Centerville helps change the lives of children living in poverty

“Because of my personal history, I decided to get into social work,” Kurup said. “I developed a passion for supporting children living in poverty. After getting married and having two sons, Kurup realized that raising his children in the richest country in the world gave them resources and opportunities beyond his own grandfather’s wildest dreams. […]

Christian Education

GUEST EDITORIAL: Group: Remove “Columbus” from Catholic High School Name | Guest columnists

A group of Columbus Catholic High School alumni are calling for the removal of Christopher Columbus’s name from the 60-year-old Waterloo school. For many of us, our teachers have taught that Columbus discovered the “New World” (ignoring other Europeans first, and more importantly, the people who already lived there) and brought Christianity to his people. […]

Christian Student Loans

Some states use federal virus aid to expand school choice

When Congress sent billions of dollars to states at the start of the coronavirus pandemic to help secure schools, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee saw an opportunity. He used some of the manna to further his goal of providing choice school options for parents, sending millions of people to charter schools that operate without traditional public […]

Christian Curriculum

Dag Heward-Mills heads the Anagkazo Bible and Ministry Training Center

ACCRA, GHANA / ACCESSWIRE / August 9, 2021 / Evangelist Dag Heward-Mills directs, promotes and expands the program of the Anagkazo Biblical and Pastoral Formation Center. Founded in 1996, this dynamic institution trains young men and women to work in Christian ministries. As founder, Dag Heward-MillsThe vision for the training center was that it would […]

School Funding

Loyola Angels Fund to support venture capital education and Baltimore businesses – newsroom

August 9, 2021 Loyola University Maryland has established the Loyola Angels Fund, which is supporting the launch of a one-year interdisciplinary undergraduate learning opportunity that ultimately provides innovative students with an angel investing experience while serving as a fundraising vehicle for students. underfunded local entrepreneurs, especially Black-based Baltimore, Brown-owned and female-owned businesses. Loyola recently expanded […]

Christian Education

Vaccination warrants are an American tradition

“History of health mandates 101” is now in session. You will recall that our last class discussed accelerating amble to sticks instead of carrots as spurs to COVID-19 vaccination. In my state of Massachusetts, Governor Charlie Baker has made injections a condition of employment in long-term care facilities, the strategy adopted by major Commonwealth hospitals. […]

Christian Curriculum

New private online high school to be offered in New Mexico | Education

Two Texas educators hope to create a private online high school for New Mexico teens that combines Bible study with self-paced learning of basic education standards. Joseph Gallegos, a New Mexico native who designed the New Mexico Trinity Preparation Program, based in Midland, Texas, said the “Christian” school meets common basic standards used by schools. […]

School Funding

Parents and political candidates go to the “Unmask our children” rally on Friday | Education

Longview School Board Member Crystal Moldenhauer speaks at the “Unmask Our Children” rally on Friday at Lake Sacajawea. Marissa heffernan About 100 people gathered at Martin Dock in the pouring rain on Friday morning to attend a “Unmask Our Children” rally. Led by Longview School Board member Crystal Moldenhauer, several political candidates and teachers spoke […]

Christian Education

Iowa schools offer minimum COVID-19 precautions like masks, vaccines

While the 2021-22 school year will not look like last year, schools and colleges across the region are working to make things as close to pre-pandemic “normal” as possible while preparing for the possibility of COVID-19 once again forcing social distancing and other safety measures. Unlike last school year, new state laws now prevent public […]

Christian Student Loans

Mortgage rates drop, CFPB issues rule to clarify Juneteenth impact on mortgages and more from this week’s top news

Redfin provides predictive fire, heat, drought and storm risk data for every location page on its site, to address buyers’ concerns about climate change. In April, nearly eight in ten respondents to a Redfin survey said the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events affected their home search. “A home is a huge financial investment, […]

School Funding

Coatesville Schools Receive State Funding To Provide Healthy Snacks Local News

COATESVILLE – Five elementary schools in the Coatesville-area school district will receive total funding of more than $ 146,000 to provide students with fresh fruit and vegetable snacks during the school day, State Senator Carolyn Comitta said. Grant funds, provided through the United States Department of Agriculture (FFVP) Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program and administered […]

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Ask Chuck: Digital Currency – Benefits and Concerns | Voice

By Chuck bentley, CP guest contributor | Friday 06 August 2021 Dear Chuck, Digital currency will soon be all the rage. Won’t that just worsen inflation? Doubtful digital (Courtesy of the Christian Economic Forum) Dear digital skeptic, There are a lot of new developments regarding digital currencies. It is inevitable that they will be introduced […]

Christian Education

Watch Now: Wayne Dunning’s BASIC Basketball Camp Teaches More Than Basketball Skills | Education

Wayne Dunning chats with campers during the annual Wednesday basketball camp at the SkyWalker International Sports Complex in Decatur. DECATUR – RJ Walker Jr. attended Wayne Dunning’s Brothers and Sisters in Christ BASIC basketball camp as a child and his and Dunning family have always been close. So when Walker signed up to play basketball […]

School Funding

State Representative Jon Burns, August 5 column “Preparing for a New School Year”

State Representative Jon Burns Friends, It is hard to believe that the students are already going back to school. The 2020-2021 school year has brought many unique challenges for students, teachers and their families – from distance learning to unconventional schedules. Dayle and I hope this upcoming school year will bring a renewed sense of […]

Christian Curriculum

OJR’s New Equity Policy Sparks Debate on ‘Critical Race Theory’ | New

SOUTH COVENTRY – After more than three hours of hearing from those who oppose and support the district’s new equity policy, the Owen J. Roberts School Board has decided to hear more. The new policy is to “use fair lenses and quantitative and qualitative data to systematically assess which students and / or groups of […]