Benjamin Yount

Benjamin Yount writes for The Center Square.

New school choice coalition in Wisconsin looks to expand education options

(The Center Square) – A coalition of business and policy groups got the ball rolling on school choice in Wisconsin nearly 30 years ago, and they’re ready to try… Read More

September 23, 2022
Sen. Ron Johnson criticizes Lt. Gov. Barnes on school choice in Wisconsin

(The Center Square) – Wisconsin’s U.S. Senator is making an issue out of what his reelection campaign is calling Mandela Barnes’ hypocrisy on school choice. “After Lt. Gov. Read More

September 15, 2022
Wisconsin city leaders threatened with legal action over conversion therapy ban ordinance

(The Center Square) – There’s now a threat of a lawsuit over La Crosse’s recent ban on conversion therapy. The city council approved an ordinance in June that… Read More

August 23, 2022
Public Education
Stop using school lunch money as gender leverage, congressman asks

(The Center Square) – One Wisconsin congressman wants Congress to stop the Biden Administration from using school lunch money to push schools to accept new transgender policies. Republican U.S. Congressman… Read More

June 29, 2022
Public Education
Gubernatorial candidate Kleefisch slams Evers following emails showing union influence on school reopenings

(The Center Square) – There are new questions about who is running public schools in Wisconsin following the release of emails between Gov. Tony Evers and the state’s largest teachers’… Read More

June 16, 2022