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Redefining “Public Education”

May 5, 2018 – Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos wants to redefine “public education” to include parochial and charter schools. This would siphon more money from the public school system into religious education, which could be considered a violation of … Continue reading

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The Proposed $1 Billion Federal Voucher System

February 15, 2018 – If it is true, and I have no doubt that it is, President Trump’s 2019 budget is moving the United States closer to the theocracy prayed for by the conservative-Christian right. The Center for Inquiry (CFI) … Continue reading

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College Of The Ozarks And Peaceful Protests

The argument concerning the peaceful protest of racial “institutional” discrimination has come to the Show-Me state. The College of the Ozarks is a 110-year-old conservative Christian college based in Point Lookout, Missouri, about 40 miles south of Springfield. They are … Continue reading

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Stop Secretary DeVos And The CNP

February 20, 2017  –  I have said this before and I will say it again – There is no such thing as a Judeo-Christian heritage! There is Judaism and there is Christianity, and though the Christian faiths have usurped the … Continue reading

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COPE v. Kansas Board of Education

Columbia, MO – My column in the Columbia Missourian and reprinted in my blog titled Let’s not allow science to be sandbagged by religion generated some interesting feedback, as you can imagine. One that came through a couple of times … Continue reading

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Is Science a Religion? No, it is Science

From “The Maddow Blog:” A Kansas-based group (COPE) that “promotes the religious rights of parents, children, and taxpayers” is challenging the state’s science standards because they include the teaching of evolution, which the group claims is a religion and therefore … Continue reading

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A Clear Violation of Georgia and United States Constitutions

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On May 1, a “spontaneous” prayer began in the offices of a Lumpkin County High School coach. According to news reports, it was a started by a student at either 7:30 am or 8:00 am and continued for three to … Continue reading

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Missouri Health Care and Medicaid Expansion

With permission by the Columbia Missourian: DAVID ROSMAN: Pitting health care against politics leads to conflict Wednesday, March 20, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT; updated 8:15 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, March 20, 2013 The St. Louis Beacon’s column sent a chill … Continue reading

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Your Assistance is Requested

The Future of Education:In Seat versus Virtual Learning In one of my “inquiring minds want to know” moods, I watched a TED video today (2/28/2013) that I found fascinating; “Build a School in the Cloud” by Dr. Sugata Mitra, an … Continue reading

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Academic Ethics

Online cheating devalues education Columbia Missourian – With Permission Wednesday, December 5, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 6:40 p.m. CST, Wednesday, December 5, 2012 BY DAVID ROSMAN   I am not technophobic! As we head toward the plethora of … Continue reading

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