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February 23

Charting the Course for Truth – Bold Leadership in the Education Sector

Today is Good News Friday, so we will take the time to work through David and Tim’s stack of good news articles- University applications are down at Harvard University after anti Israel rallies are held, and hiring firms disassociate with Harvard. A professor wins his lawsuit and gets his job back after he was fired for simply teaching biology. In Oklahoma, the super attendant of education, Ryan Walters, is restoring religious liberty in the public schools. And A pro life student at Notre Dame wins her lawsuit after she was sued by a professor for an article she wrote that pointed out the professor's pro abortion advocacy. Could Harvard's recent upheaval signal a crossroads for American academia? We're peeling back the curtain on how major donor withdrawals and a leadership shake-up at one of the nation's top universities expose the complex dance between funding and university policy. This episode guides you through the controversy and courage found at the intersection of faith and culture, as we bring to the forefront critical discussions with advocates who are boldly preserving the essence of America's heart and soul. We're here to navigate these choppy waters with a biblical, historical, and constitutional compass. Strap in for a ride through the twists and turns of the education landscape where skepticism towards elite institutions is on the rise, and hiring firms are distancing from Ivy League ideologues. Hear the victorious tale of Dr. Johnson Varkey, whose stand for traditional biology teaching in Texas echoes a wider call for educational integrity—and how the First Liberty Institute played a crucial role in his reinstatement. We also spotlight Oklahoma superintendent Ryan Walters for his unwavering commitment to religious liberty and constitutional values in public schools. This episode isn't just an exploration; it's a rallying cry for the revival of principles and traditional values in public education. Support the show

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About WallBuilders Live!

WallBuilders Live! is the daily, half-hour program of David Barton, founder and president of WallBuilders. David is a nationally known Christian author and historian. Together with co-host Rick Green, WallBuilders Live! meets at the intersection of faith and politics, capturing the ideas of America’s Founding Fathers and applying them to the news and issues of today.

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