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Public Education
Niche, Wichita Eagle push student achievement deception

(The Sentinel) – A false sense of high achievement is one of the greatest barriers to students getting the education they need.  Many education officials go out of their way… Read More

March 8, 2024
Public Education
Education scholarship account bill signed into Alabama law

(The Center Square) – Education savings accounts worth $7,000 per year to Alabama families has been signed into law by Gov. Kay Ivey. Rep. Danny Garrett, R-Trussville, sponsored Creating Hope… Read More

March 8, 2024
Public Education
Milwaukee schools’ request for $252M property tax hike criticized

(The Center Square) – The head of one of downtown Milwaukee’s largest employers says voters need to say ‘no’ to the latest tax hike request from Milwaukee’s public schools. Northwestern Mutual… Read More

March 7, 2024
Public Education
School choice candidates win big in Texas Republican primary

(The Center Square) – Candidates who support school choice won big in Republican primaries Tuesday night in Texas. The majority of Republican primary voters also passed a nonbinding proposition supporting… Read More

March 7, 2024
Legislation
Alabama is the first state in 2024 to pass school choice, governor expected to sign

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Alabama on Wednesday became the first state in 2024 to pass school choice and is set to become the 11th state in the country to… Read More

March 7, 2024
Public Education
Kansas universities spent $45 million on DEI, received $116 million from foreign sources last year

(The Sentinel) – A new state audit says the six Kansas state universities spent $45 million on various Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) activities during the 2022-2023 school year and… Read More

March 7, 2024
Culture
Critics of book restrictions are wrong: They’re not all suitable for kids

(The Daily Signal) – Our English teachers taught us to use extreme caution before writing a word such as “always” or “never.” Such totalizing words are rarely accurate, since most… Read More

March 7, 2024
Public Education
Illinois shields schools’ sex ed, gender trainings from public view

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The Illinois Attorney General’s Office allowed the state’s largest school district to withhold records related to gender and sexuality lessons offered in classrooms, according to… Read More

February 22, 2024
Public Education
Biden transfers another $1.2 billion in student loan debt to taxpayers

(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he was canceling via executive action an additional $1.2 billion worth of student loan debt, the latest in a string… Read More

February 22, 2024
Opinion
How many more female athletes will be injured by trans players before Biden gives up trying to rewrite Title IX?

(The Daily Signal) – An injury on a high school girls basketball team is another reminder of why Title IX exists and why the definition of “sex” is not up for… Read More

February 22, 2024
Legislation
Indiana lawmakers want cellphones limited in classrooms

(The Center Square) – Indiana lawmakers want students to be better readers, and one way they want to make sure it happens is by limiting cellphone use in classrooms. Sen. Read More

February 22, 2024
Legislation
Florida House committee approves bill to create Communism Education Task Force

(The Center Square) – Florida students could be required to learn about communism and other socio-political and economic systems after a bill advanced in a House committee on Wednesday. A… Read More

February 22, 2024
Legislation
Alabama House conducts public hearing for education savings account bill

(The Center Square) – A bill that would create an education savings account program in Alabama was rewritten in committee after a public hearing on Wednesday. The Ways and Means Education… Read More

February 22, 2024
Culture
Transgender series, part 3: Detransitioner medical malpractice lawsuits will yield $10 million judgements, lawyer says

(The Daily Signal) – Medical malpractice lawsuits on behalf of detransitioners harmed by experimental treatments euphemistically referred to as “gender-affirming care” will yield multimillion-dollar judgments, a lawyer… Read More

February 9, 2024
Opinion
Lia Thomas’ biological edge ‘is not the problem,’ claims women’s studies professor

(The Daily Signal) – Susan Shaw, a women’s and gender studies professor at Oregon State, penned a recent op-ed in Forbes titled “Transgender Swimmer Lia… Read More

February 9, 2024
Courts
California sues nonprofits offering ‘abortion pill reversal’ treatment

(The Center Square) – Lawyers representing organizations delivering “abortion pill reversal” treatments requested that the courts throw out a lawsuit by California Attorney General Rob Bonta that alleges the treatment’s… Read More

February 9, 2024
Culture
Transgender series, part 2: ‘Truthful therapist’ explains why parents can’t trust mental health professionals

(The Daily Signal) – Unfortunately, parents can’t trust mental health professionals on the issue of a transgender identity, a veteran social worker warns. Pamela Garfield-Jaeger, a therapist… Read More

February 9, 2024
Culture
Trans-identifying male advances to girls’ track and field championships in New Hampshire again

A biological male is favored to win the girls’ track and field state championship in New Hampshire this weekend. Maelle Jacques, a sophomore at Kearsarge Regional High School in North… Read More

February 8, 2024
Culture
Harvard’s interim president vows to hit antisemitism, self-censorship as Congress bears down  

Harvard University’s interim president says he’ll attack both antisemitism and self-censorship at the Ivy League school. “What I have found the most disturbing of all are situations or experiences students… Read More

February 8, 2024
Public Education
Poll: 86% of black single mothers support candidates who favor school choice

A new survey of black single mothers finds overwhelming support for school choice and other education alternatives. In the poll by The… Read More

February 8, 2024