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School Choice Opponents Sue to Overturn Opportunity Scholarship

Seven North Carolina parents, in conjunction with the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) and the National Education Association (NEA), are suing in an READ

POV: COVID-19 Saving Marriages?

Earlier this month, the New York Post published a story with the encouraging headline “Divorce filings drop as COVID-19 lockdown mends marriages.” The story went on READ

Trump Executive Order Seeks To Improve Foster Care & Adoption

According to national statistics, more than 400,000 children nationwide are in foster care, and of those, more than 124,000 are waiting for adoption. Over READ

SCOTUS Strikes Montana Law That Discriminates Against Religious Schools

In a major win for school choice and religious liberty, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that a Montana law preventing religious schools READ

Nebraska Supreme Court Accepts Legal Challenge To No-Fault Divorce

The Supreme Court of Nebraska has agreed to hear a constitutional challenge to the state’s no-fault divorce law. The challenge is based on a READ

POV: Loving From a Distance During COVD-19

Last week, right in the middle of this Covid pandemic, my family was rocked by the unexpected news that my husband has a brain READ

Resources for Parents and Students Schooling at Home

The closure of K-12 schools, colleges, universities and many businesses across our state and nation to quell the spread of COVID-19 means that parents READ

Yes! Talk About Religion and Politics (POV)

When it comes to getting along with others, many of us have bought into the old adage: “Never talk about religion or politics.”  Well, READ

POV: Far More Than A Chicken Sandwich

I’ve long admired Chick-fil-A’s slogan, “We didn’t invent the chicken, just the chicken sandwich,” because it cleverly acknowledges two fundamental ideals: (1) the restaurant READ

HHS Proposal Returns Federal Funding to Faith-Based Adoption and Foster-Care Agencies

Faith-based organizations that provide foster-care and adoption services can continue to operate according to their deeply held beliefs without fear of losing federal funding, READ

Disturbing Themes In Reading Assignment

Every week, I meet with and mentor a 14-year-old through a program at my church. We work on homework or assigned readings together, and READ

Are You Being Manipulated?

Big news recently on the social media front is action by Facebook and Twitter to ban accounts that were set up by the Chinese READ

For More Happy Marriages, Don’t Live Together First

Recently I saw an announcement on Facebook that caught my eye due to both the content and the phrasing. My friend announced to the READ

Divorce is Down…and Up

The overall divorce rate in the U.S. has fallen over the past 25 years and younger adults are the reason why. Stats compiled by READ

13 Reasons Why Netflix Debut Linked to Dramatic Increase in Teen Suicides

When Netflix first released the series 13 Reasons Why in May of 2017, school systems and public health officials all over the country warned READ

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