Black teacher suspended for 'chocolate boy'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MIAMI HERALD) A Blanche Ely High School teacher has been suspended for a week without pay and ordered to attend diversity sensitivity training — punishment for calling a more…

Quiz: Are you smarter than an atheist?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CSMONITOR) — Atheists and agnostics, Jews and Mormons are among the highest-scoring groups in a 32-question survey of religious knowledge by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public more…

Both parents jailed for truant teen?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (IRISH INDEPENDENT) — A JUDGE who warned a teenage boy that he would make him choose which parent to jail over his truancy from school has insisted he more…

Lawmakers try to reverse transgender law

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_387767" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Gov. Deval Patrick signing transgender law"][/caption] By Michael F. Haverluck Lawmakers in Massachusetts are pushing hard to repeal the state's "Transgender Rights and Hate more…

Liberty University emerging as evangelical leader

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) LYNCHBURG — The small Baptist college that television preacher Jerry Falwell founded here in 1971 has capitalized on the online education boom to become an evangelical more…

Banished Christian rockers return to campus

by Dave Tombers -- Just three weeks after a high school principal cut off his First Amendment rights in  mid-sentence, ministry leader Bradlee Dean has been allowed to proceed with his program. more…

Ex-education chief on probation for embezzlement

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Federal officials say former Georgia schools superintendent Linda Schrenko will serve out the rest of her eight-year sentence on home confinement. The Augusta Chronicle reports Schrenko more…