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School Principal Calms an Angry Father

A man received notice that his son, during his senior year in high school, had failed a course. The father, determined that his son would attend the best ...


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"Stand and Deliver": The Harm of Assuming the Worst

Stand and Deliver is a movie based on the true story of Jaime Escalante. In 1982, Escalante (played by Edward James Olmos) leaves a high-paying job as ...


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Student Wrestles with Faith Questions

Jonathan Lunde, instructor at Trinity College in Deerfield, Illinois, writes:

This past semester, I was privileged to have working with me as an assistant ...

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Statistics on Parental Discussion about Sex

A Kaiser Family Foundation U.S. News poll of 503 teens looked at the role of parents. When asked how often their parents talked to them about sex, the ...


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School: The No-God Zone?

Fifteen-year-old Gilberto Dixon, a 10th grader at Beach Channel High School in Queens, New York, commenting on a city school board decision to forbid ...


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Good Choices by the Spirit

In the 1990s, a group of Washington children participated in an eight year anti-smoking-campaign program. The results were not impressive. Of the group ...


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Parental Involvement Deters Drug Use

According to a survey conducted by Columbia University's Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA), "Almost one in five American teens say they live ...


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New Course in Sexuality

I held a notice from my 13-year-old daughter's school announcing a meeting to preview the new course in sexuality. Parents could examine the curriculum ...


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Fathers Needed

In March 1999, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services launched a new, nationwide public service campaign challenging fathers to remain emotionally ...


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Dr. Benjamin Carson's Mother

Dr. Benjamin Carson, renowned surgeon at Johns Hopkins, tells a moving story about his mother. Mrs. Carson insisted that Ben and his brother Curtis write ...


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