A Flippin parent was a little surprised — we should be, but this being Arkansas … — at the religious questions put to public schools kids on a career orientation survey for 8th graders.

Like: Is tithing one-tenth of your earnings your duty to God?

A strong yes to this question is among the ways to build up the points necessary to indicate future success. Article says the state Workforce Education Department is responsible for the website from which the survey was taken.