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This is Jerry Wells, from Praise 107.9 and I’m Just Sayin’… This past Tuesday, October 11th, President Obama published an essay on CNN.com reaffirming his commitment to putting humans on Mars by the year 2030, which is about fourteen years away. Now, the President is my MAIN MAN, the best U.S. President ever, in my […]

You know you’ve made your mark in the world when public schools are named after you. Such is the case with First Lady Michelle Obama, who finds herself with public schools being named after her. Clutch cites various schools who have changed their names to honor President Barack Obama’s better half. Among the schools is […]

The FLOTUS penned a passionate op-ed for the Atlantic about her education initiative with President Barack Obama.

(PHOTO: THE CHRISTIAN POST/SONNY HONG) William Jeynes, senior fellow at the Witherspoon Institute and California State University professor, gives remarks at a Family Research Council…

Courtesy of Philly News Dot Com A school in New Jersey is being sued by a family for the ‘Under God’ phrase in the Pledge of Allegiance because the family is arguing that the phrase discriminates against atheist children.  The lawsuit was filed in court last month and was just announced yesterday.  The organization American […]

Kerry Washington and Forest Whitaker are adopting some of the nation’s worst-performing schools and pledging Monday to help the Obama administration turn them around by…

OAKLAND, Calif. — Hundreds of concerned parents, students and educators protested a proposed shutdown of 13 Oakland elementary schools at a board meeting Tuesday night. District authorities say the plan will help maximize resources in a district that is spread thin. Proponents also claim the plan, which would close five schools and consolidate eight others, would […]

In an effort to pass Florida’s new “Pull Your Pants Up”  law, State Senator Gary Siplin showed up to Orlando schools on the first day of classes to hand belts to students whose pants sagged. “We want our kids to believe they’re going to college, and part of that is an attitude, and part of that […]

Last week, the San Diego Unified School District unveiled its plan to bring Black students up to speed. Its course of action — a $3.5 million effort that incorporates college-preparation, parent workshops and centers, and faculty members that serve as liaisons for families of Black students. The district’s program is one of many springing up […]

SOUTH AFRICA-A dead baby in a plastic bag has been found at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls outside Johannesburg. News 24 South Africa reports: The 17-year-old girl, who was a pupil at the school just outside Johannesburg, was taken to the Midvaal Hospital in Meyerton. Beeld newspaper on Friday reported that the baby’s […]

VIA: BLACKCHRISTIANNEWS.COM Sixty five percent of American adults favor prayer in public schools, according to a new survey. And only 24 percent of U.S. adults say they are opposed to prayer in schools, finds the Rasmussen Reports survey released Friday. The national telephone survey conducted on 1,000 adults from Feb. 3 to 4 simply asked, […]

VIA: Press Release PHILADELPHIA – Due to the inclement weather, all School District of Philadelphia schools are closed on Friday, January 28. School will be also be closed for all 12-month principals and assistant principals. All administrative offices will open two hours late. Staff should anticipate delays and use caution commuting to work. The general […]