No going back? Americans’ engagement, trust in public schools is irreparably shaken, report shows

Three years after the advent of COVID-19, public education has lost what may be permanent amounts of both students and trust, a new report says.    The report by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) highlights enrollment trends in public schools from 2019 to 2022, and indicates that change in K-12 education is here to…
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Courts, Public Education December 1st, 2022

Michigan school district settles with family after reporting parents for child abuse rather than investigate daughter’s sexual assault claim

A Michigan school district has settled a lawsuit with a family after reporting the parents for child abuse for pulling their daughter out of school over its handling of her sexual assault claim. The lawsuit against Edwardsburg Public Schools had been filed in response to a 2017 incident that allegedly occurred at a music camp.  A…
COVID-19, Public Education December 2nd, 2022

Americans have lost confidence in public education, fueling school choice growth during the pandemic, according to report

A startling 5 in 10 parents profess a loss of confidence in the public school classroom, particularly since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. That statistic comes in a report from the left-of-center Hunt Institute titled “Across the Aisle: Bridging the Education Divide, What Voters and Parents Want in Education.” It was co-authored by former West…

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Connecticut School District Approves Transgender Book For Second Graders Amid Backlash From Parents

(Daily Caller) – A Connecticut school district approved a book about a young boy who wants to become transgender for second graders, despite backlash from…

School district lets students use restrooms matching their gender identity; parents sue

Parents and students have filed a lawsuit against their Ohio school district over its policy allowing students to use bathrooms matching their stated gender identity.  …

This week in Christian education (Nov. 28-Dec. 2)

Christian students organize food drive for local food pantry – Students from Community Christian School hosted a food drive and donated 538 boxes of cereal…

Virginia school district now must tell parents when sexually explicit content is in school curriculum

(Daily Caller) – Loudoun County School Board passed a policy on Tuesday that requires schools to tell parents when sexually explicit content is in classroom…

Virginia lawmaker files bill to ban transgender procedures for minors

(The Center Square) – A Republican Virginia lawmaker introduced legislation for the 2023 legislative session that would ban any type of transgender procedures or drugs…

School choice could expand to nearly all students in Ohio if bill passes

(The Center Square) – School choice options in Ohio could expand to nearly every student if a new bill works its way quickly through the Ohio…

High School Student Violently Attacks English Teacher Reportedly After Poor Classroom Evaluation

(Daily Caller) – A Gwinnett County School District English teacher suffered a violent attack from one of his students, according to reports and video footage.…

Students must use bathrooms of their biological sex, Florida school district decides in turnabout

A Florida school district is reversing its policy allowing students to choose bathrooms based on “gender identity” rather than their biological sex.  The Nov. 22…

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