Resistance rises to government’s Sunday School control plan

The British government apparently is dropping a long-held plan to inspect Sunday Schools and other educational organizations in favor of a “voluntary code of practice” to protect children from “extremism.” The mandatory inspections by the U.K.’s Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills, or OFSTED, aim to enforce uniform support for “British values” in all teaching scenarios. However, those […]
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Resistance rises to government’s Sunday School control plan

The British government apparently is dropping a long-held plan to inspect Sunday Schools and other educational organizations in favor of a “voluntary code of practice” to protect children from “extremism.” The mandatory inspections by the U.K.’s Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills, or OFSTED, aim to enforce uniform support for “British values” in all teaching scenarios. However, those […]
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Judge: Transgenders a protected class

(Huffington Post) A federal judge late Friday barred the federal government from implementing President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender members of the military, finding that the ban had to be subject to a careful court review before implementation because of the history of discrimination against transgender individuals. U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman of the Western […]
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Radio host Art Bell dies at 72

(Las Vegas Review Journal) Longtime radio host Art Bell died Friday at his Pahrump home, the Nye County Sheriff’s Office announced. He was 72. Bell’s paranormal-themed show, “Coast to Coast AM,” was syndicated on about 500 North American stations in the 1990s before he left the nightly show in 2002. He broadcast the show from […]
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