(RNS) — Claiming to defend a constitutional right under attack, the Trump administration's announcement on school prayer neither identified the threat nor bolstered students' well-established freedom to pray.
(RNS) — A small-town hero, she said yes to our fledgling Islamic school during a time of uncertainty for Muslims, delving deep into what it means to be American.
(The Conversation) — The boy’s eyes lit up when he talked about his dream of becoming a doctor. Seven-year-old “Mohammad” – not his real name – is a Rohingya Muslim ...
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(RNS) — We need to re-lay our foundations with values that prioritize love and oneness.
(RNS) — Manhattan College’s Veterans at Ease program seeks to help veterans reintegrate into civilian and academic life after being separated from both for years of isolating service.
(RNS) — Leaders of the two groups met in Salt Lake City earlier this month to continue hashing out plans for an 'education and employment initiative' to be started in cities from Baltimore to San Francisco.
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.
(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 confronting bullies.
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 thwarting religious expression.
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.