Education
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Getting back to school

Education | Large facilities will require significant changes, but it will be business as usual for most small schools
by Laura Edghill
Posted 5/27/20, 05:38 pm

Sunshine Bible Academy and Dakota Christian School are calmly planning a “pretty normal” start to the school year in August.

“Honestly, especially since we’re in such a rural area, I don’t know that we will be terribly affected,” Dakota Christian School CEO Jeremy Boer said. The private Christian school in Corsica, S.D., switched to distance learning in the middle of March due to the coronavirus pandemic. It plans to resume on-site classes in August.

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Paying the price

Q&A | Hard decisions have a cost, but fighting for Christian truth is worth it
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/21/20, 04:58 pm

Albert Mohler earned a Ph.D. degree in systematic and historical theology. In 1993 he became president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is now a member of the World News Group board of directors. Here are edited excerpts of our Q&A at a staff conference in Asheville before the pandemic began.

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Pushing for due process on campus

Education | Updated rules about sexual assault in schools receive a mixed response
by Laura Edghill
Posted 5/20/20, 07:29 pm

New Title IX regulations released on May 6 by the U.S. Department of Education could strengthen due process rights for those accused of sexual harassment and violence on campus while also shoring up support for victims. But some victims’ advocates said the requirement to have live disciplinary hearings could keep traumatized victims from coming forward.

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