(Faithwire) Over the weekend, a Philadelphia-based teacher bemoaned the virtual classroom — but not for the reasons you might think. Among the myriad hurdles such a setting creates, one educator expressed his chief concern: parents listening in on his “honest conversations” about sexuality and gender with students. Matthew R. Kay, a founding teacher at Science Leadership … [Read more...] about Philly Teacher Says It’s ‘Damaging’ for Parents to Hear Classroom Conversations About Sex, Gender
(Christian Headlines) A federal appeals court issued a landmark decision Friday for transgender students, declaring unconstitutional a Florida school district’s policy of requiring individuals to use the restroom that corresponds to their biological sex. It was the first ruling of its kind by a federal appeals court and involved a student, Drew Adams, who was born female but … [Read more...] about Landmark: Court Says Schools Must Allow Transgender Students to Use Restroom of Choosing
(ForEveryMom) As more and more kids head back to school across the country this week, alarming new data found that more than 97,000 children in the U.S. tested positive for the coronavirus in the last two weeks of July. This comes as the nation topped 5 million cases over the weekend, and school districts across the U.S. battle on how, or if they can safely reopen for … [Read more...] about Nearly 100,000 U.S. Children Tested Positive for Coronavirus Last 2 Weeks of July
Pastor David Platt of McLean Bible Church in Washington D.C. and former president of the Southern Baptist Convention's International Mission Board, posted on Twitter asking people to pray for their not-yet-adopted son J.D. who just celebrated his 4th birthday. Platt said they haven't been able to meet or adopt their son J.D. yet because the country he is in closed just five … [Read more...] about David Platt Asks Followers to Pray for Adopted Son They Haven’t Met Yet Due to Coronavirus
(Christianity Today) Even with increased safety protocols in place, some Christian camps could not keep out COVID-19 this summer. Week after week, the headlines tracked the outbreaks: 82 cases at Camp Kanakuk in Missouri, an evangelical camp that draws kids from 10 states. Dozens at a church camp in Keller, Texas, and more at Allaso Ranch in Hawkins, Texas, where kids … [Read more...] about Christian Camps Tried to Keep COVID Away. It Didn’t Always Work.