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  • Christian education leaders: No rush from public schools yet

    June 7 2016 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Christian education leaders: No rush from public schools yet

    The Obama administration’s transgender directive for public schools does not seem so far to have provoked a widespread rush of families toward other education options, but it could be a factor if such a movement develops in the future, say leaders in the Christian school and homeschooling movements.

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  • Public school partnerships offer unique opportunities

    September 18 2015 by Nicole Kalil, Florida Baptist Witness | with 0 comments
    Public school partnerships offer unique opportunities

    As students all over the state have been heading back to school during the past few weeks, Florida Baptists have been reaching out to serve public schools in ways both big and small. First Baptist Church in Kissimmee, FL has done work with five schools all within three miles of their church.

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  • Book stirs controversy in Watauga County

    May 20 2014 by Rick Houston, Special to the Recorder | with 0 comments

    Despite a county board of education vote to keep author Isabel Allende’s book The House of the Spirits in a sophomore honors English class at Watauga High School in Boone, the controversy that erupted over its use may not be over according to Chastity Lesesne. The Watauga County Board of Education voted 3-2 Feb. 27 to allow…

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  • 65 percent in U.S. say acceptable for churches to meet in schools

    February 6 2012 by Chris Turner, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    Two-thirds of Americans believe public schools should rent to churches and other community groups, according to a new study by LifeWay Research.

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