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The Christian canary in Harvard’s coal mine

Education | Ivy League leader puts campus ministry on probation over belief-based leadership requirements
by Leigh Jones
Posted 3/07/18, 12:00 pm

It’s been seven years since Vanderbilt University forced nearly all Christian student groups off campus by demanding they abandon faith-based leadership requirements. Despite fears the Vanderbilt decision would spur a rash of anti-religious policies at private universities, most chose not to follow the Nashville school’s lead.

But now the nation’s top Ivy League school has put its largest campus Christian group on probation, again raising worries about a widespread, faith-based purge.

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Hawaii homeschoolers celebrate ‘miracle’ victory

Education | Hundreds rallied to defeat proposed restrictions on homeschooling families in the state
by Leigh Jones
Posted 2/28/18, 03:24 pm

Homeschoolers in Hawaii scored a major victory earlier this month when they persuaded a state senator to withdraw a bill that would have mandated background checks for all parents wanting to teach their children at home.

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Parkland students return to school two weeks after shooting

by Leigh Jones
Posted 2/28/18, 11:24 am

Students and teachers returned to Marjory Douglas Stoneman High School in Parkland, Fla., Wednesday, meeting in class for the first time since a former student armed with an AR-15 rifle opened fire two weeks ago in the school’s freshman building, killing 17 people. The school day began with fourth period, so the students could gather with the teachers and classmates with them at the time of the Valentine’s Day shooting.

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