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Public Education
Report: Pandemic policies set average WV school district back 7 months in math

(The Center Square) – Every West Virginia school district saw significant learning losses between 2019 and 2022, with students being more than three-fourths of a year behind on average, according… Read More

November 3, 2022
Public Education
Back in the classroom after suffering from pandemic policies, children with special needs still struggling

(The Center Square) – Illinois schools continue to cope with the effects of the school shutdowns during the pandemic. Recent studies have shown that remote learning and school closures… Read More

November 1, 2022
Public Education
Nationwide test scores show unprecedented decline in K-12 education due to pandemic policies that kept kids out of classrooms

Pandemic-era shutdowns and virtual learning caused a historic setback in K-12 education, according to new national data released on Monday.  The “Nation’s Report Card”… Read More

October 25, 2022
Public Education
Pandemic policies lead to dropping high school graduation rates, reversing decades-long trend

High school graduation rates for the class of 2021 dropped in 20 out of 26 states examined in a recent education report. The… Read More

January 28, 2022
Public Education
Pandemic policies have led to a mental health ‘emergency’ among America’s youth. As the spring semester begins, how are we going to fix it? 

An outbreak is sweeping the nation. And for young people, it’s far deadlier than the COVID pandemic. What’s… Read More

January 5, 2022
Public Education
2023 is ‘Year of Education Freedom’ as parents move ‘from dissatisfaction to opposition’ of progressive policies in schools, says Heritage report

The Heritage Foundation has released a new report calling 2023 the ‘Year of Education Freedom,’ citing three ways education reforms are being pushed by parents at the state level. “The… Read More

September 12, 2023
Public Education
Youngkin announces new education initiative after pandemic learning loss

(The Center Square) — Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced his ALL IN VA plan, intended to help Virginia students recover from COVID-19 learning loss and return to higher academic standards, on the… Read More

September 8, 2023
Public Education
Support for school choice shot up following COVID-19 pandemic, poll reveals

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Voter support for school choice programs jumped 7% since before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Tuesday RealClear Opinion Research poll. At least 71% of… Read More

July 12, 2023
States with less restrictive COVID policies outperformed those with more restrictions, study shows

(The Center Square) – A new study is shedding light on the outcomes of states that placed restrictions on residents and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Paragon Health Institute… Read More

March 31, 2023
Public Education
Most colleges of education stick to traditional teacher training despite pandemic-spurred innovation

(reimaginEd) – When Amy Marotz wanted to start a private homeschool collaborative for children with sensory issues, she didn’t rely on a traditional college of education for training, even though… Read More

December 12, 2022