Brendan Clarey

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

California joins 26 states in requiring students take personal finance class

(The Center Square) – Over half of U.S. states now require high school students to receive a financial literacy course before they graduate after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill… Read More

July 5, 2024
Taxpayer-funded equity event tied invention of ‘gender binary to anti-Blackness’

(The Center Square) – A psychologist told educators and equity workers during a federally funded event that “we want our children to be queer” and stressed the importance of gender-affirming care,… Read More

May 29, 2024
Public Education
These state groups are redefining what it means to be a school board member

(Chalkboard News) – As school board candidates run and win on more conservative-leaning platforms promising public school reforms, alternatives to traditional school board member associations have launched in states like… Read More

May 29, 2024
‘Antiracist’ education should start before age 3, says author who popularized term

(The Center Square) – Notable author and outspoken scholar Ibram X. Kendi told educators and others in a taxpayer funded equity webinar Thursday that influencing school systems offers a “bigger… Read More

May 28, 2024
Public Education
Oregon sex ed workshop: Teachers should ‘center fat bodies’

(The Center Square) – A taxpayer-funded workshop for Oregon sex education teachers instructed teachers to embrace fat positivity, explained the “racist origins of fatphobia” and what it means to have “thin… Read More

May 13, 2024