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ACSI Hails Supreme Court 7–2 Ruling in Religious Liberty Case

The Supreme Court rules in favor of Trinity Lutheran preschool in landmark religious liberty case.

ACSI Member in National Spotlight

Lighthouse Christian Academy defends its admission policy in light of criticism due to accepting school choice scholarships.

Eighth Grader Wins National Spelling Bee

The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) is pleased to announce that Owen Kovalik, an eighth grader at Medina Christian Academy (Medina, Ohio), won the 2017 ACSI National Spelling Bee.

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Featured Resources
49.1 Back to School—Round 2

The start of the school year is akin to New Year’s Day: it’s a new beginning, and you have no idea what the days ahead will bring. For that reason, it’s a great time to re-center on God. I’ve invited Jay Ferguson, headmaster of Grace Community School (Tyler, Texas), to address some ideas on keeping a godly perspective this year. —Dan

48.9 Essential Training Areas for Children 2

Christian schools are most effective when they partner with parents in discipling their children. In Christian School Comment 48.8, Dr. Larry Taylor shared the first part of his model for deliberately training children. I encourage you to read it if you haven’t, and to enjoy this second part. —Dan

Core Principles of School Sustainability

Faculty and staff must be wholeheartedly committed to putting their lives and stories in front of kids as they point students to Christ in word and action.

Upcoming Worldwide Events
International School Leaders Conference—Thailand
Oct 21, 2017 - Oct 24, 2017

Professional development, encouragement, and networking for the international Christian school leader.

International School Job Fair
Oct 31, 2017 - Nov 7, 2017

An annual U.S. event that connects international school representatives and sending agencies with potential hires.

Online Community Discussion
Technology Plan

Our school is in the process of developing a technology plan and I would greatly appreciate anyone who would consider sharing one as a sample.
School Anniversary/Birthday

This year our school will be celebrating its 45th year. I am looking for any creative things that schools have done to celebrate a significant milestone.
Emergency Operations Procedures

I have EMT-Basic training, firearm training, licensed to carry in the school, and just completed a week long training course in New Mexico on Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings. After looking at what was started on our Emergency Operations Procedure manual, I see we have a long way to go. I was wondering if any of you had a team at your school that was in charge of security and emergency preparedness. I would love to look at your manual and compare notes.