Elyse Apel

Elyse Apel is a rising junior at Hillsdale College, which is located in Michigan. Originally from Oklahoma, she is studying politics and journalism.

Public Education
Labor union’s own data contradict teacher exodus claims

(The Center Square) – Teacher compensation across Pennsylvania grew over the past decade, despite claims from officials that low salaries and high stress scare educators from the state in droves. Read More

July 3, 2023
Public Education
Detroit school with students at 5% proficiency has ‘highly effective’ teachers, according to performance ratings

(The Center Square) – Just 5% of Michigan students are rated “proficient” in a district with 99% of teachers rated “highly effective” or “effective.” The classification of students for Detroit… Read More

May 2, 2023
Public Education
Two studies raise concerns about public school ‘serious violence incidents’

(The Center Square) – At a time when school shootings are a concern for many Americans, serious violence incidents are also up in schools across the nation, reports two… Read More

August 8, 2022
Public Education
Pennsylvania has more teachers, fewer students, and there’s still a teacher shortage

(The Center Square) – Teachers unions, public school officials and the Pennsylvania’s Department of Education say the state has a teacher shortage. Data analyzed by The Center Square, however, shows… Read More

July 29, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Bill for face masks for Austin school district’s athletes nears $64,000

(The Center Square) – Debate has raged across the country over mask requirements for school students, but new spending records show how much masks have cost taxpayers for a particular… Read More

July 25, 2022