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Culture
Women speak out against YMCA ‘transgender’ bathroom policies

(The Daily Signal) – Small-town YMCAs in suburban Ohio have launched themselves headfirst into the transgender debate by allowing men who “identify” as women to access women’s locker… Read More

August 28, 2023
Public Education
Blue state school district shelled out thousands to create ‘equity dashboard’ to track students by race

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A Pennsylvania school district that has pushed diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives spent thousands of dollars to create an “equity dashboard” that broke down… Read More

August 28, 2023
Opinion
The economic benefits of school choice

(The Daily Signal) – It’s back to school this week for Florida students and many others across the country. The first days and weeks of a new school… Read More

August 28, 2023
Public Education
Speech control? Massachusetts elementary schools ban students from talking about weapons

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – When school starts in Somerset, Massachusetts next week, elementary students will face a new rule that bans any talk or gestures of weapons, according to… Read More

August 28, 2023
Culture
Crowd erupts as beauty pageant winner gives pro-family response to judge’s question

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Beauty pageant winner Hannah Neeleman gave a pro-family response to a judge’s question at the Mrs. American contest Friday. Neeleman, who is known online as… Read More

August 28, 2023
Public Education
Voters express dissatisfaction with quality of public school education, poll reveals

(The Center Square) – At the Republican primary debate last week, presidential hopefuls disparaged the state of education in the nation, with some candidates advocating for the abolition of the… Read More

August 28, 2023
Legislation
Senators introduce bill to block taxpayer dollars for CRT at Department of Education

(The Center Square) – U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., reintroduced the Protect Equality and Civics Education (PEACE) Act, a bill that would block tax dollars from… Read More

July 31, 2023
Courts
Former ‘teacher of the year’ facing 150-year sentence for allegedly grooming student

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A second victim has been identified in additional sexual misconduct charges against former 2022 San Diego “Teacher of the Year,” Jacqueline Ma, according to a… Read More

July 31, 2023
Public Education
VCU, Richmond high school form first lab school in commonwealth

(The Center Square) – The Virginia Board of Education has approved the first lab school in the state, something Gov. Glenn Youngkin has been pushing for since he took office. Read More

July 31, 2023
Public Education
‘We’re paying people to hate America’: Musk and Ramaswamy blast Department of Education

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy and Twitter owner Elon Musk ripped the current education system in the United States Friday, saying that taxpayers were “paying… Read More

July 31, 2023
Public Education
Missouri researcher gets $500K grant to study how app helps special education students

(The Center Square) – While some teenagers are discouraged from excessive cell phone use, a federally funded study in Missouri will use the technology to help high school students with… Read More

July 31, 2023
Public Education
Wisconsin ‘teacher activist’ fired for flaunting rainbows despite school policy against politically charged imagery

A self-described “teacher activist” was fired Wednesday after waging a lengthy, politically charged battle against the school district over LGBT advocacy in her 1st-grade class. The controversy started when Melissa… Read More

July 17, 2023
Public Education
Biden admin plans to wipe $39 billion in student debt for thousands of borrowers despite SCOTUS ruling

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The Department of Education (DOE) announced Friday that it will automatically forgive $39 billion of student loan debt for more than 804,000 borrowers, following a… Read More

July 14, 2023
Public Education
Sanders appoints LEARNS supporter to state education board

(The Center Square) – Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ first appointee to the Arkansas Board of Education is a former Republican lawmaker who helped get the LEARNS Act through, according to… Read More

July 14, 2023
Courts
Religious freedom coalition urges Senate to reject judge nominee, citing her ‘opposition’ to First Amendment protections

(The Daily Signal) – The Senate will vote soon on the controversial nomination of D.C. Judge Loren AliKhan to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The Senate Judiciary… Read More

July 14, 2023
Courts
Court filings call for expedited schedule on LEARNS case

(The Center Square) – Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin is asking the state Supreme Court to expedite briefings in a case challenging the emergency clause of the LEARNS Act. Griffin… Read More

July 14, 2023
Public Education
Former Arizona school counselor says she was advised to keep student’s transgender status from parents

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – An Arizona school district’s administrators advised social workers to conceal students’ gender transitions from their parents, a former school social worker told the Daily Caller… Read More

July 14, 2023
Legislation
Abbott praises legislature for passing historic tax cuts bills, including school property tax rate

(The Center Square ) – Gov. Greg Abbott Thursday night praised the Texas legislature for passing historic property tax legislation – four days after the two chambers reached an agreement… Read More

July 14, 2023
Courts
Federal court to hear case on forcing pro-life physicians to provide abortions in the ER

(The Center Square) – The Biden administration recently appealed a case to the 5th Circuit arguing that emergency room doctors must perform abortions per the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act. Read More

July 14, 2023
Public Education
Indiana superintendent who resigned over $1.2 million in fraud payments gets special role in district

(The Center Square) – The former superintendent of Manchester Community Schools in Manchester, Indiana mistakenly paid over $1 million to fraudsters posing as a legitimate construction company resigned yesterday and… Read More

July 13, 2023