Topic: schools

‘Christians Against Dinosaurs’ Exists, In Case You Needed Something To Laugh About Today‏

'Christians Against Dinosaurs' Exists, In Case You Needed Something To Laugh About Todayâ

In what I deeply hope for the sake of humanity is a joke, a Christian parent posted on a message board about their concern for our children learning about dinosaurs. Not just that they aren’t real because of their religious beliefs, but because they are questioning the morality of dinosaurs. If it’s a joke, it’s a fantastic one. If they are serious, I am truly afraid for our future as a species. More »

School History Club’s Selma Trip Canceled To Prevent Them From Hearing Swear Words

School History Club's Selma Trip Canceled To Prevent Them From Hearing Swear Words

Selma exposes a painfully raw spot in our country’s history, one often ignored or glossed over in history classes. So when a high school history club in Alabama planned a special trip to go see the movie, the response from the school district administration was overwhelmingly positive … right? Oh wait, no, it was to cancel the trip and forbid the club from going. Happy Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, everyone! More »

Closing Cleveland Schools For Ebola Isn’t Actually Protecting Anyone

Closing Cleveland Schools For Ebola Isn't Actually Protecting Anyone

In a glaring example of hysteria at it’s finest, two Cleveland-area schools have closed due to a staff member having traveled on a Frontier Airlines plane the night after Dallas nurse and Ebola patient Amber Joy Vinson had flown on it. I understand the schools wanting to take the proper precautions but if they are closing Cleveland schools for Ebola concerns, why stop there? Aren’t there grocery stores, gas stations, libraries and a number of other public places where people could come into contact with the disease? Clearly, this reaction is totally overboard and only serves to frighten people needlessly.
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