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POV: In Defense of Millennials

Everywhere we go, people ask my college professor husband, “What’s up with young people these days?” They think he has a unique perspective on READ

Be Vigilant and Engaged as School Year Begins

As elementary school teachers used to say: It’s time to put our thinking caps on! But parents and teachers, this admonition is also for READ

Indiana Law Strengthens Sex Education Parental Permission Requirements

Indiana parents will now receive two written opportunities to either consent or decline before their children receive sex education instruction in school districts, now READ

NC Family Thanks Outgoing & Welcomes Incoming Board Chairman

The North Carolina Family Policy Council Board of Directors said a very fond farewell last week to departing Board Chairman Henry Williamson (right) for READ

NC General Assembly Short Session Adjourns

NC Legislators have put the 2018 Short Session to bed, until November 27, 2018 when both chambers are scheduled to reconvene. Both the House READ

POV: Hybrid Homeschools On The Rise in NC

Something significant happened during the 2013-14 school year. For the first time, there were more children in homeschools in North Carolina than there were READ

POV: What’s Hiding In Those Worksheets?

There are few things that seem to get people as riled up as a discussion about education and public schools. Everyone has an opinion. READ

NC General Assembly Returns For “Short” Legislative Session

Members of the North Carolina General Assembly assembled in Raleigh this week for the start of the 2018 “short” legislative session. Like all “short” READ

Scouts Adding To America’s Crisis of Masculinity?

I’ve been thinking a lot about the decision of the Boy Scouts to open their organization to girls and to drop “boy” from their READ

UNC-Chapel Hill Emphasizes Importance of Campus Free Speech With New Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) has taken steps to further protect free speech on its campus. Last Friday, the UNC READ

Evangelical Leaders Honor MLK With $1.5 Million in Minority Scholarships

Christian leaders gathering for the #MLK50 Conference in Memphis, Tennessee are honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by announcing $1.5 million READ

Final Vote on Planned Parenthood Sex Education Tomorrow!

A final vote on whether the Cumberland County School Board will listen to parents who object to using Planned Parenthood’s version of sex education READ

Change Coming For Sex Education Locally and Nationally

After years of losing battle after battle regarding what is taught to North Carolina public school children about sex, it appears that those who READ

UNC System Officially Adopts Free Speech Policy

The UNC System Board of Governors is implementing a new policy to “ensure free, robust, and uninhibited debate and deliberation by students” at all READ

Protecting the Next Generation: Sex Education Then and Now

Sex education has been a widely debated topic in recent decades – and it remains a hot button issue today. Changes in leadership at READ

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