On Monday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments over a case involving a former Washington state public high school football coach who refused to stop holding postgame prayers on the field. In the case, Kennedy v. Bremerton School District, former coach Joseph Kennedy believes that the district violated his First Amendment rights by asking him
The world is a brilliant conglomeration of information, skill, industry, and communication. Productivity in such a complex world requires an educated and motivated population. As a parent, you want to make the most of the short window of time dedicated to your child’s formal education so they can venture out into the complexity with confidence.
Imagine you’re back in school. It’s your hardest school year ever. Your feet twitch, energy coursing through your legs. You wish you could just take a few minutes to walk around a bit, or maybe even run. Perhaps you’re frustrated or discouraged. Or maybe you just can’t seem to concentrate. Are you anxious about something?
“I’m a military spouse living in a brand new state. When we moved here, I knew that we would want to educate our children at home, but I was terribly unfamiliar with the laws here. I talked with several homeschooling families in our new area, and it took me a while to nail down the
Advocating for parents’ rights in school, Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin recently amended a bill to require an early election for Loudoun County’s school board. Initially, the bill forced all nine members to have elections in November 2023, with four members serving four-year terms and the other five members serving two-year terms. But Youngkin believes the
Podcast Ep. 13: “Detox Technology: How to Reset Your Brain and Energize Your Emotions” with Guest Brad Huddleston
Sleep deprivation, depression, and suicide rates all have one common root: screens and other technology. Today, Brad Huddleston concludes his interview about the dangers and advantages of technology with helpful tips on conquering digital use and turning it to our advantage. Brad is an internationally respected speaker, consultant, teacher, and author
It’s been one of those mornings. Somehow, the alarm didn’t go off, and the dog literally ate your kid’s homework. Some evil black magic transferred an astounding amount of an unknown substance onto your middle child’s school clothes, and their backup is in the washer. You can’t find the keys, and the toddler bumped his
“Eighty-four percent (84%) of voters believe that parents should be able to see all curriculum plans and materials for classes their children take,” reports NewsMax, citing a national survey conducted by Scott Rasmussen. It’s a shocking statistic, but it’s easily explained when we look at parents’ concern today for their children’s education. Worries over radical
The process of challenging school library books has reached all new heights as some members of Congress met to discuss the potential implications of pulling books off the shelves. Last Thursday, to commemorate National Library Week, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a three-hour hearing to discuss the
The use of technology in education can be controversial. In today’s episode, Brad Huddleston shares his experience and research on minimizing the harm and maximizing the wealth of the digital age. Brad is an internationally respected speaker, consultant, teacher, and author on the topic of digital addiction. Click here to watch the full