Brendan Clarey

Brendan Clarey is the K-12 editor for Chalkboard Review.

Public Education
Wisconsin directs federal IDEA funds toward racism, equity workshops

(The Center Square) – A project housed under the Wisconsin Department of Education is using federal special education funds to pay speakers to provide instruction to teachers on race, equity… Read More

April 9, 2024
Public Education
How Seattle Public Schools’ use of ‘social identity wheels’ could violate federal law

(The Center Square) – The Seattle Public Schools District says activities requiring students to provide information protected by federal and state law do not violate the statutes as long as teachers… Read More

April 5, 2024
Poll: Voters want schools to focus on basics instead of critical race theory

(The Center Square) – The vast majority of people think schools should focus on traditional subjects like math, reading and science, and a majority also say critical race theory should… Read More

March 28, 2024
Biden admin omits Jewish students in discrimination reminder to schools

(The Center Square) – In a reminder to school leaders, the Biden administration enforcement arm of the U.S. Department of Education said that it has seen more complaints of discrimination… Read More

March 18, 2024
Public Education
As enrollment declines, Michigan has more public school teachers than past 10 years

(The Center Square) – A report on Michigan’s teacher shortage found that despite high numbers of teachers leaving their jobs, the state has more total teachers employed at public schools than… Read More

January 25, 2024