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EthicsDaily.com’s board of directors announced the 2018 Baptist of the Year – Charles Foster Johnson, a tireless advocate for public education and executive director of Pastors for Texas Children. […] Read More

Education is a right of all people – especially children – bestowed upon them by their Creator. That’s why EthicsDaily is committed to working with partners advocating for the education of all children. […] Read More

The church does not reign over the world anymore and cannot enforce its beliefs on others. That leaves the legal system of the United States as the only recourse for some, but that path carries a price. […] Read More

A faith-based advocate for public education will swing through the Volunteer State as part of a broad, national push in support of education as a public trust. […] Read More

While the Supreme Court ended public school segregation in 1954, a new segregation has emerged, separating the privileged from the poor and powerless. Here are 7 ways to turn the tide. […] Read More

The battle over the curriculum in Texas public schools has shifted from the science lab to the history classroom.   As Texas educators gather later this summer to write new social studies standards for Texas public schools, some suggestions they will consider will be those written by an individual whose historical claims have been discredited.  […] Read More

A Southern Baptist advocate of Christian schools says God will judge pastors who refuse to speak out on failures of public schools for fear of offending parishioners. Ed Gamble, who leads the Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />Orlando, Fla., said in a three-part interview this week […] Read More

The “culture-war” debate over public schools is about far more than education, an expert in helping schools and communities find common ground in conflicts involving religion and public schools told a recent summit meeting for educators and clergy. “Schools are where people learn the civic principles, the civic virtues, that are finally what sustain the […] Read More

Pastors can help public education and expand ministry opportunities by building relationships and trust with local school officials, a Houston pastor told clergy and educators at a faith summit in Memphis last week. Ed Hogan, senior pastor of Jersey Village Baptist Church in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />Houston, said when he and […] Read More

A speaker at last week’s faith/education summit in Memphis denounced “knuckleheads under the gold dome” after Georgia’s state senate passed a bill that would allow students with disabilities to receive tax money to attend private, including sectarian, schools. The Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Act passed Wednesday 31-23, largely along party lines. Senators voting for the […] Read More