‘This is going to change our life.’ How Iowans reacted to Gov. Kim Reynolds’ school choice law

Students and parents came to Iowa’s Capitol in droves to celebrate the passage of a comprehensive school choice bill.  With governor’s signature on Tuesday, Iowa become the second state after Arizona to pass a universal school choice program, The Lion reported. “We will fund students, not systems!” Gov. Kim Reynolds tweeted. “Parents, not the government, can…
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Opinion, Public Education January 26th, 2023

Op-Ed: Woke ideology is infiltrating curricula and teacher training produced by activists

Public school teachers assemble very little of their own curriculum, leaving an opening leftist activists use to sneak in woke doctrine. Frequently, educators adopt a ready-made package from textbook publishers or content providers, which may even save taxpayer money. But when oversight fails and transparency is lacking, any number of questionable agendas creep in. The constellation…
Culture, General Education January 26th, 2023

College Board announces decision to change AP course after Florida rejects its woke ideology

The College Board says it will revise the AP African American Studies course after its rejection by the Florida Department of Education (DOE) for questionable content. “As presented, the content of this course is inexplicably contrary to Florida law and significantly lacks educational value,” says DOE rejection letter, The New York Times reports. “In the future, should…

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(The Center Square) – South Dakota is experiencing a teacher shortage as some leave the profession, Department of Education Secretary Joe Graves told the Joint…

Lansing parent wins school curriculum challenge

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Mississippi Senate committee approves bill to cut state superintendent’s salary

(The Center Square) — The Mississippi Senate Education Committee approved a bill that would cut the state superintendent’s salary on Wednesday. New state Superintendent Robert…

Study: Low achievement and teacher pay despite school funding increase in Kansas

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Missouri AG promises legal action to remove school officials on drag shows

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U.S. Senators unite for school choice

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