Bethany Blankley

Bethany Blankley is a contributor for The Center Square.

Public Education
Inflation, COVID-era spending policies result in teacher layoffs nationwide

(The Center Square) – School districts across the country are laying off teachers, citing high inflationary costs, budget deficits, and federal COVID-era funding running out after receiving windfalls in federal… Read More

April 8, 2024
Florida parental rights law survives multiple legal challenges, ends Disney feud

(The Center Square) – Florida has won its legal battle over its Parental Rights in Education Act, which Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law two years ago this… Read More

March 14, 2024
Public Education
4 Texas House incumbents to face runoffs against pro-school choice candidates

(The Center Square) – Four Texas House Republican incumbents face runoff elections in May against pro-school choice candidates. They are among several incumbents facing runoff elections, but four have been… Read More

March 12, 2024
Is Stanford still discriminating on the basis of race?

(The Daily Signal) – In Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard, the Supreme Court last June banned schools from discriminating on the basis of race in admissions. Read More

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