Washington Post The school, founded five years ago and affiliated with the Evangelical Covenant Church, has 37 students. It is not accredited and
May 8, 2005

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The school, founded five years ago and affiliated with the Evangelical Covenant Church, has 37 students. It is not accredited and does not grant degrees. It offers, instead, certificates in biblical studies at the end of a student's first year and certificates in biblical and general studies to those who complete a second. Over the past two years, Congress has given the school more than $1 million... It has proved enough to attract critics -- more critics, perhaps, than the school has students -- who complain that the school is a thoroughly religious institution that, by law, is not eligible to receive the money...read on

Oh, their website is down also!

How much extra armor could we have bought for our troops with that extra million bucks? The obsession with religion that this administartion has is astounding.

Daily Kos has a couple of great posts on the "non pro-enlistment" stand that the Falwell's, Dobson's, and the 101st Fighting Keyboardists take.

I guess the administration believes that 37 biblical certificates rates a little higher than the actual kids that are putting their lives on the line do.

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