OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) — For the poor, buying crayons and pencils, much less shoes and jackets, can be a major financial burden, which has inspired many houses of worship nationwide to get involved.
Tag - education
(RNS) — Seminars at the retreat reflected issues that Jewish folks face routinely, usually with a self-help bent: keeping kosher when big corporations dominate the food chain, anti-Semitism online and on college campuses and the Torah’s advice on...
NEW YORK (AP) — Complaints that some schools run by the city's strictly observant Hasidic Jews barely teach English, math, science or social studies have fueled a movement to demand stricter oversight by state and local educational authorities.
(RNS) — 'Our scripture says we’re all created in the image of God and are, therefore, of equal and immeasurable worth in the eyes of our Creator,' reads an open letter to the education secretary from the founder of The Expectations Project.
(RNS) — Some head teachers who run inner-city schools with predominantly Muslim student bodies have taken issue with conservative Muslim parents who want their children to express their religiosity in school, and in turn accuse the teachers of...
McKINNEY, Texas (RNS) — The controversy has been simmering since last summer when a school superintendent prayed at a pulpit adorned with a Christian cross — during a mandatory school employee meeting at a church.
(AP) — The 'I stand with Planned Parenthood' sticker was one of several on Sacred Heart Greenwich sophomore Kate Murray’s laptop.
(RNS) — The singer arrived in Dakar, the capital of the mostly Muslim West African nation, despite accusations from the group that she is a Freemason and supports gay people — both serious transgressions in their eyes.
(RNS) — The organization I lead, Islamic Networks Group, has ample experience to show that increased religious literacy at all levels of society can weaken the foundation that supports discriminatory intent before it becomes policy.
Synagogues need money. Israel -- yes, Israel -- can help.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Religious leaders cheered the government's decision, saying it will promote good morals.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) The Organization for Religious Education and Democracy had argued that it was in the interest of South Africa's democracy that public schools not be allowed to favor a specific religion.
Maybe if we stopped dumbing Judaism down.....?
(RNS) There is no 'one size fits all' schooling solution for Christian parents as we guide them to love the Lord with all their hearts, minds and strength.
(RNS) There are some exceptions to the popular thought that the more educated Americans are, they less religious they will be, according to a new analysis by Pew Research Center.