Tag: Education

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    “The concept is to take these children and make them the catalyst for change,” says Scott Neeson. More

    May 7, 2010 | Comments

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    Rizwan Jaka says his family chose home schooling in order to provide “strong values, strong academics, strong respect and understanding of our faith, as well as respect for other faiths.” More

    April 23, 2010 | Comments

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    She is a Loreto Sister who has transformed the lives of thousands of Kolkata children at a middle-class parochial school where the students have become advocates for social change.

    May 1, 2009 | Comments

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    “Most of our faith traditions believe God gave us the gift of sexuality, so it has deep theological meaning for us. I don’t think we can say sexuality isn’t a religious issue. It deeply is a religious issue.”

    March 27, 2009 | Comments

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    The notoriously tough maximum security Sing Sing Prison in New York State is a forbidding place, not where you would expect to find a program offering an accredited master’s degree in professional studies in religion. The course is sponsored by the New York Theological Seminary, and it’s been at Sing Sing for a quarter of a century. More

    January 8, 2009 | Comments

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    Scott Neeson gave up a rich life as a Hollywood movie executive to go live in Cambodia. There he helps poor children escape their lives as trash pickers and get an education. More

    May 30, 2008 | Comments

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    Read an excerpt from ACTS OF FAITH: THE STORY OF AN AMERICAN MUSLIM, THE STRUGGLE FOR THE SOUL OF A GENERATION by Eboo Patel. More

    April 13, 2007 | Comments

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    By some estimates, the number of children in this country being taught at home is well over a million and may be approaching two million. Yet in some states there is very little or no government oversight of what the kids are learning, which is just the way most home school parents want it. More

    January 10, 2007 | Comments

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    A strong and disturbing story about sex trafficking and the courageous work of one woman in India who is rescuing young children from forced prostitution. More

    January 5, 2007 | Comments

  • Scott Neeson is a former movie executive who now runs a school for kids living in the slums around Phnom Penh, Cambodia. More

    December 1, 2006 | Comments

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