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December 22 2014

surveyork
01:33

The future of special religious instruction in government primary schools is in doubt, with state funding uncertain and new data revealing that fewer than one in six students are enrolled in the program.

The popularity of the weekly 30-minute classes fell dramatically in the past six months – from 92,808 students to 53,361 – a 42 per cent plunge in enrolments in less than a year.

Religious instruction faces massive enrollments drop, funding uncertainty

July 28 2014

surveyork
20:33

July 26 2014

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20:50

June 09 2014

surveyork
17:31

April 26 2014

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21:49

March 27 2014

surveyork
06:44

March 08 2014

surveyork
14:22

September 30 2013

surveyork
08:27
Christian groups filed a pair of lawsuits in Federal District Court challenging the Kansas state Board of Education’s decision to implement a state-wide set of science standards. On June 11, the Kansas state Board of Education adopted a universal set of science standards to be taught in classrooms across the state from kindergarten to grade 12. Faith groups are up in arms that their beliefs are not being given more credence in science classes.

January 15 2013

surveyork
01:35
Indonesia educators outraged at science snub - Asia-pacific - Al Jazeera English

Learning about science in school may soon be a thing of the past for primary students in Indonesia.

The government wants the subject removed so more time can be spent on things like religion and nationalism.

surveyork
00:32

January 12 2013

surveyork
11:31
HONG KONG — If an Indonesian government proposal goes through, millions of elementary school students in that country will lose their science classes, with that time spent on increased religious education instead.
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November 18 2012

surveyork
11:03

November 03 2012

surveyork
08:19
A large number of people, including activists of religious parties, ransacked and set on fire a girls' school in Lahore and clashed with police following reports that a question paper for a test had contained blasphemous references to the Prophet, police said today.
Reposted byTamahl Tamahl

October 18 2012

surveyork
10:13

August 20 2012

surveyork
09:36

May 30 2012

surveyork
16:22
Following the lead of two other school districts in the state, San Antonio, Texas’ Northside Independent School District is planning a pilot program that tracks students using transmitters inside identification cards. Why? For the money, apparently.
Texas schools use ID tracking programs | TPMMuckraker

May 28 2012

surveyork
05:28
The reason why we should care about her is this: The state of Texas is sentencing a young girl to a night of jail for being too emotionally and physically exhausted to go to school. The institutions that are to provide resources to youth and ensure justice are instead punishing her like a criminal and fining her $100.
surveyork
05:22

Diane Tran, a 17-year-old honor student in Texas, was forced to spend the night in jail last week after missing too many classes, KHOU-11's Sherry Williams reports.

The Willis High School junior, who helps support two siblings, has both a full time and part-time job. She said that she's often too tired to go to school.

May 21 2012

surveyork
07:31
The decision to remove the evolution of the horse and archaeopteryx from Korean science textbooks is proving to make quite a stir on the internet, attracting thousands of comments within hours on web portal site Daum, leading netizens to condemn what they see as the Christianization and falsification of education.

May 11 2012

surveyork
21:20
The Australian National University has released a series of abusive and threatening emails which were sent to its climate change scientists.
FOI emails reveal threats to climate scientists - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
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