Family & Society
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Families, schools debate MLK Day schedule

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/20/20, 12:41 pm

Most government offices, banks, and school districts are closed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, but some students in the Iowa City area still had to attend classes. The Clear Creek Amana school district designated it as a snow makeup day, and some families are not happy about it. “My daughter will not be here on Monday. We will be going to activities downtown that advocate for equality and diversity and teach about Dr.

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End-times televangelist Van Impe dies

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 1/20/20, 12:34 pm

Televangelist Jack Van Impe has died, his ministry confirmed on Saturday without giving further details. He was 88 years old.

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California sex ed battles continue

Family | A coalition of parents continues to fight for more control over what schools teach their children
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 1/17/20, 04:56 pm

A California legislative committee killed a measure this week that would have given parents more oversight of sex education in elementary classrooms.

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