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Public Education
Kansas superintendent touts ‘rebranding’ in an era of declining test scores

(The Sentinel) – The Olathe school district does not permit school board members to conduct annual needs assessments to improve student outcomes as required in state law, but district officials… Read More

February 8, 2024
Legislation
Bill tying school funding to controversial curriculum materials moves forward in Washington

(The Center Square) – Legislation that would allow the Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction to cut state funding for certain school districts is moving ahead in the form of … Read More

February 8, 2024
Culture
Biden administration opens another civil rights investigation into anti-Muslim activity at Harvard

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The Department of Education’s (ED) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) opened another investigation into Harvard Tuesday after several students alleged the university failed to protect… Read More

February 8, 2024
Public Education
Ohio school board hands tied by teachers’ union lawsuit, loses grant for reading tutors  

An Ohio school board has reluctantly agreed not to hire reading tutors after the local teachers’ union filed a lawsuit. The Akron Board of Education voted… Read More

February 8, 2024
Courts
‘At 3 years old?’: A father’s fight to stop his minor son’s sex change 

A father who was denied the right to prevent his 8-year-old son from starting puberty blockers by a New York family court in 2020 is now telling his story as… Read More

February 8, 2024
Culture
Campaign highlights Oreo’s partnership with ‘militant’ LGBT group

(The Daily Signal) – The National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC) is taking aim at Oreo for partnering with an organization promoting a “militant LGBTQ agenda.” The NLPC will release… Read More

February 7, 2024
Legislation
Conservative leaders call on Jordan, Johnson to repeal ‘weaponized’ FACE Act

(The Daily Signal) – Conservative leaders are calling on House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan and Speaker of the House Mike Johnson to pass the FACE Act Repeal… Read More

February 7, 2024
Culture
Transgender series, part 1: What is rapid-onset gender dysphoria and why does it matter?

(The Daily Signal) – Studies have suggested that the number of young people who identify as transgender has exploded in recent years. While activists claim that these people… Read More

February 7, 2024
Opinion
Arizona’s proposed reversal in school choice would hurt taxpayers, not just students and families

(The Daily Signal) – Three decades ago, Arizona policymakers created opportunities for educators to start new schools and for families to choose between them. Unfortunately, though, the state’s current governor aims… Read More

February 7, 2024
Culture
Anti-school choice Republicans are unpopular with Texas GOP primary voters

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A large majority of Texas Republican primary voters told pollsters they’d be less likely to vote in Texas GOP primaries for a House member who… Read More

February 7, 2024
Courts
California settles education case with $2 billion for K-12 learning recovery

(The Center Square) – California settled a case alleging abysmal performance of the state’s public K-12 schools is a violation of state constitutional rights to an education by agreeing to… Read More

February 7, 2024
Public Education
Georgia governor says its time for ‘all parties’ to agree on ‘best educational opportunities we can’

(The Center Square) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is including an additional $1.4 billion in his amended 2024 budget and fiscal year 2025 budget proposals for K-12 education, he said… Read More

January 12, 2024
Public Education
Chicago schools inspector logs loan fraud, stolen laptops and sexual misconduct cases

(The Center Square) – Chicago Public Schools Inspector General William Fletcher’s office’s annual report looks at fraud, waste and misconduct. In the most recent report from the IG, Fletcher’s office… Read More

January 12, 2024
Public Education
Watchdog claims California university department’s anti-Israel activism likely violated school policy, state laws

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) faculty may have violated school policies and state law after engaging in multiple anti-Israel events and protests over the… Read More

January 12, 2024
Courts
Judge orders California school district to reinstate teachers who refused to lie parents under trans policy

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A federal judge ruled Wednesday that two California teachers who were placed on administrative leave for refusing to hide students’ gender transitions from parents should… Read More

January 12, 2024
Public Education
Entire NYC high school goes temporarily virtual to make room for 2,000 illegal migrants

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – An entire New York high school will temporarily go virtual to make room for roughly 2,000 migrants, it announced Tuesday. More than … Read More

January 10, 2024
Courts
High school coach denied injunction after being fired for saying men have athletic advantages over women

A coach who was fired for saying that men have biological advantages over women in sports has lost his request for a preliminary injunction.   Coach David… Read More

January 9, 2024
Culture
Prominent psychologist talks nonstop about gender-transitioning 3-year-olds during medical training course

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Psychologist Dr. Wallace Wong argued that three-year-olds know their gender better than their parents while defending transitioning young children, according to a video obtained exclusively… Read More

January 9, 2024
Courts
Judge dismisses pro-abortion professor’s defamation suit against Catholic student publication

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A judge dismissed a defamation lawsuit on Monday that a left-wing professor filed against a Catholic student publication at the University of Notre Dame in… Read More

January 9, 2024
Legislation
House, Senate leaders look ahead to 2024 Kansas legislative session

(The Sentinel) – Will Kansans see a flat tax, property tax reform, and school choice in 2024? How about Medicaid expansion? What to do with a projected $4.5 billion budget… Read More

January 9, 2024