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Public Education
NYT report concedes that left-wing COVID-19 lockdown policies led to generational learning loss

(The Daily Signal) – The COVID-19 school lockdowns created generational learning loss, The New York Times reports. Yes, just about four years after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, The New… Read More

March 19, 2024
Public Education
Biden’s Secretary of Education in St. Louis for school tour to ‘raise the bar’ after government lockdowns set kids back

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona was in St. Louis Wednesday as part of the Biden administration’s “Back to School Bus Tour 2023: Raise the Bar” event. But critics told… Read More

September 6, 2023
Public Education
‘Evidence of backsliding’: Students’ math and reading scores aren’t bouncing back from school closures

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Students’ academic recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic has stalled despite efforts to make up for the learning loss, according to a Tuesday report. Students on… Read More

July 12, 2023
Public Education
Secretary Mayorkas appoints teachers’ union boss responsible for lockdowns to DHS safety committee

The secretary of the Department of Homeland Security appointed American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten to a DHS school safety committee, outraging critics. Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas appointed Weingarten to… Read More

June 23, 2023
Public Education
Middle school math scores see biggest drop in 50 years

Math test scores for 13-year-old students have plummeted by the largest drop ever recorded in 50 years, according to a Wednesday report. Between 2020 and 2023, 13-year-old students’ math scores… Read More

June 21, 2023
Culture
Columbia University ditches standardized testing requirements for admissions

(Daily Caller) – Columbia University in New York City is no longer requiring undergraduate applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores to gain admission to the Ivy League school. Read More

March 3, 2023
Culture
Gov. DeSantis: Nation’s report card scores show keeping schools open the right decision

(The Center Square) – The 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) rankings indicate that Florida students are “well ahead of their peers, especially with younger and educationally at-risk students… Read More

October 31, 2022
Public Education
Virginia report: lower education standards, lockdowns caused decline in achievement

(The Center Square) – A reduction in achievement standards, the COVID-19 school lockdowns and a lack of transparency have contributed to a decline in student achievement in Virginia’s public education… Read More

May 20, 2022
Culture
College prep test that raises the bar sees rapid growth during pandemic

Imagine a college admissions test that you take from home, is only two hours long, and helps you gain entrance into the university of your dreams. Read More

January 14, 2022
Public Education
UNESCO report highlights failure of high-tech to replace in-person schooling

A new report from the United Nations’ educational and cultural organization (UNESCO) found that dependence on technology to replace in-person schooling during the pandemic failed worldwide. While technology exacerbated existing… Read More

September 7, 2023