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Culture
Teaching children where their food comes from at Thanksgiving

What happens when you want to teach children about food and where it comes from, but you’ve lived in the city all your life and have little to… Read More

November 23, 2023
Public Education
Georgia education board opts to eliminate Common Core standards

(The Center Square) – The State Board of Education has approved changes to the state’s K-12 English Language Arts Standards, a move officials said eliminates the last vestiges of Georgia’s… Read More

May 16, 2023
Legislation
Future uncertain for Illinois’ tax credit scholarship program for private school tuition

(The Center Square) – Whether Illinois legislators save the Invest in Kids Tax Credit Scholarship Program that is set to expire at the end of this year is still unknown. Read More

May 16, 2023
Public Education
Charges dropped against student arrested after handing out Constitutions on Arizona campus

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The state of Arizona dropped all charges against a former Arizona State University (ASU) student who was convicted of trespassing after handing out pocket Constitutions… Read More

May 16, 2023
Legislation
Oklahoma lawmakers reach deal on school choice, teacher raises

(The Center Square) – A bill giving parents up to $7,500 in tax credits to send their children to the school of their choice is headed to Gov. Kevin Stitt’s… Read More

May 16, 2023
Legislation
Gov. Abbott to call special sessions if legislature doesn’t pass school choice bill

(The Center Square) – With less two weeks left in the regular legislative session and ahead of a scheduled House committee vote on a watered down school choice bill, Gov. Read More

May 16, 2023
Public Education
California school district caves to teachers union’s ‘reparations’ demands

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – After striking for nearly two weeks, the Oakland Education Association (OEA) reached a tentative agreement Monday with Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), winning reparations for… Read More

May 16, 2023
Legislation
DeSantis signs ban on diversity, CRT at state’s colleges and universities

(The Center Square) – Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law three pieces of legislation on Monday including one that bans the expenditure of taxpayer funds on critical race theory, along… Read More

May 16, 2023
Opinion
What are they teaching these kids? Kansas City-area students call for teacher’s head for speaking out about racist, divisive curriculum

While a Kansas City-area school district is allegedly teaching divisive and racist notions in the name of “equity,” it also appears to be falling decidedly short on teaching the First… Read More

May 15, 2023
Legislation
Microschools continue to gain traction in Kansas

(The Sentinel) – Microschools, which provide opportunities for enterprising teachers and parents to find alternatives to the public school system, are gaining traction across the country — and indeed, even… Read More

April 21, 2023
Culture
Missouri State University says its no-white-males-allowed business boot camp was a one-off. Not good enough, says watchdog

A no-white-males-allowed bootcamp for business startups at Missouri State University was a one-off, and future trainings will be offered irrespective of race and gender, a spokesperson says. Not good enough,… Read More

April 20, 2023
Public Education
K-12 public schools in NYC cost nearly $40,000 per student. That’s more expensive than the average private university

Public school funding in New York City is going through the roof – of the Empire State Building. Despite decreasing enrollment, NYC public schools are primed to spend… Read More

April 20, 2023
Courts, Public Education
Nevada boy who choked, sexually assaulted teacher pleads guilty to reduced charges

A former student at a Las Vegas area school accepted a plea deal for reduced charges after being arrested for the strangulation and sexual assault of a teacher. Read More

April 20, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Loudoun County teacher banned from putting Bible verse in email signature

A Loudoun County Public Schools teacher was banned from including a Bible verse in her email signature in what one legal group calls a First Amendment violation. The… Read More

April 20, 2023
Courts, Culture
Moms for Liberty receives support from 10 state attorneys general in lawsuit against school board for restricting parents’ speech

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson filed an amicus brief with nine other AGs on behalf of Moms for Liberty, which accused a Florida school board of violating the… Read More

April 20, 2023
Legislation, Opinion
Bi-partisan self-interest in politics destroys education opportunities

(The Sentinel) – The struggle to get kids a decent education validates Thomas Sowell’s premise on the priorities of most politicians – their first priority is to get elected, their… Read More

April 20, 2023
Legislation
New North Carolina bill would expand school choice in the state

(Daily Caller) – A North Carolina lawmaker introduced a bill Tuesday that would create a universal school choice program for students and families. Republican state Rep. Tricia Cotham, who recently… Read More

April 20, 2023
Public Education
Idaho junior high school teacher and coach arrested for allegedly raping teenage boy

(Daily Caller) – A Boise, Idaho, junior high school teacher has been arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old boy, and is facing charges of rape and sexual battery, the Idaho… Read More

April 20, 2023
Culture, Public Education
‘They should be worried’: Teachers union attempts to fight moms over parental rights advocacy

(The Daily Signal) – A Pennsylvania teachers union conference featured a session on fighting parental rights advocacy. The Pennsylvania State Education Association’s southern region conference last week featured a session… Read More

April 20, 2023
Public Education
Tennessee House passes teacher pay raise, stops TEA dues collection

(The Center Square) – The Tennessee House approved a bill Wednesday to increase the base teacher salary to $50,000 in the state by the 2026-27 school year. The bill also… Read More

April 20, 2023