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No Prayer on the Fifty-Yard Line

A federal court held that a school district may stop a coach from “speaking” about religion on the job. Officials at an Oregon high school had suspended one of its football team’s coaches for kneeling and praying on the field’s fifty-yard line. He had done so in view of students and parents immediately after games, […]

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Conflicts of Interest from New Technologies

Technology companies have been successfully courting teachers for a while. Giants like Apple and Google and start-ups like Seesaw and Swizl have been recruiting fans of their technology to tell other teachers how they can use it in their own classrooms. The companies say they are mindful of conflicts of interest and take care to […]