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Parents around the country say school districts are pricing them out of the ‘public information’ they seek

School districts across the nation are employing a dirty little tactic to keep information about objectional content out of parents’ hands, critics say.  Some districts…

Public school required students to ‘believe’ liberal slogans to join mentorship program

Students at a Washington state high school were required to pledge agreement with liberal political slogans such as “Black Lives Matter” and “Women’s rights are human…

Whatcha talkin’ ’bout Willis? NFL standout walks away from millions to walk with Christ

Indianapolis Colts safety Khari Willis has a new playbook. It’s called the Bible.   Willis has announced his retirement from the National Football League to pursue…

National School Boards Association shedding members in over half the states after smearing concerned parents

Wisconsin is the latest state to join a mass exodus of state school boards from the National School Boards Association in the wake of its…

Michigan middle school hides student’s “gender transition” from parents

A Michigan middle school kept a student’s “gender transition” from parents, citing “obligations” under Title IX. The revelation comes from an email obtained and reported…

Smithsonian hosts ‘age-appropriate drag show’ for young children to celebrate pride month

In an oxymoron for the ages, an “age-appropriate drag show” for young children was hosted earlier this month by the Smithsonian American Art Museum as…

CDC documents show it followed union wishes, not science, in its COVID-19 masking policies

Coordination between the CDC and labor unions, including teachers’ unions, over pandemic policy guidance was deeper than originally thought.  According to an internal calendar provided to Fox…

Brodie Croyle, former NFL quarterback, is an all-pro champion for Christian education

Former NFL quarterback Brodie Croyle, who played primarily for the Kansas City Chiefs, understands the benefits of growing up in a Christian school and being…

Initial draft of the infamous ‘domestic terrorist’ letter against parents included requests to deploy National Guard, military police

Deploying the National Guard and military police against parents? That’s what an initial draft of the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) letter to the White…

Report reveals ‘a serious child sex abuse problem’ in public schools. Is it the tip of the iceberg?

Sex-related criminal arrests of teachers or aids have occurred at more than a one-a-day pace since Janauary, according to research released by Fox News Digital…

School board member to host ‘Queer Youth Open Mic Night’ for ‘all ages’ in her sex shop

A Washington state school board director will host an LGBTQ event for youth at the sex shop she owns.  “All queer youth (0 to 18…

LGBTQ event at church features a drag show for youth as young as 12

Free meals and “a drag show from some of our local drag queens” is on offer at a church in Naples, Florida this weekend –…

Oregon law puts tampons in boys’ public school bathrooms, and more students into private schools

Oregon’s “Menstrual Dignity Act,” which will put tampons in even boys’ bathrooms this fall, is just one part of a “radical leftist agenda” that’s fueling…

Missouri AG to investigate Missouri school districts over invasive student surveys, and the harvesting of the results

Probing personal surveys discovered in at least one Missouri school district ask young students about their racial and gender identities, as well as their political…

Elementary school teaches children as young as 4 to identify racist family members and more with controversial book

A public elementary school helped children as young as 4 identify “racist members of their family” and school them in “anti-racism.” A November letter from…

‘Insanity,’ ‘dangerous’: New puberty guidebook for ages 9-13 promotes gender fluidity

The American Academy of Pediatrics published a new puberty guide last month that explicitly normalizes transgender notions – including that “girls” can have erections. “You-ology:…

Done ‘playing nice’ with parents: School district sought to help 3rd graders be taught LGBTQ topics ‘under the radar’

A public records request by a parent in a California school district uncovered emails revealing a conspiracy between a third-grade teacher and administrators to teach…

Florida mother ejected from board meeting for what chairwoman thought she would say

A Florida parent was removed from a school board meeting last week after being asked to leave for what she was about to say during…

Group of attorneys general asking U.S. Supreme Court to halt elite school’s ‘racial balancing’ admissions policy

The Virginia attorney general is now leading a cadre of 16 AGs from across the country aiming to strike down what he says is “an…

‘After School Satan Club’ soundly rejected by Pennsylvania district, but court battle may lie ahead

A proposed “After School Satan Club” was overwhelmingly rejected by a Pennsylvania school district Tuesday following a board of education meeting attended by hundreds of…

‘Justice’ for parents: West Virginia Gov. signs bill enabling ‘microschools’ and ‘learning pods’ to thrive

In a win for school choice in West Virginia, Gov. Jim Justice signed a bill into law allowing “microschools” and “learning pods” to operate in…

“Alabama common sense” – governor signs two bills to protect children from radical gender agenda in schools

Children in Alabama schools will be using bathrooms and locker rooms that align with their biological sex, and state employees and school officials are forbidden…

North Carolina Coach Hubert Davis’ journey to a historic Final Four win has included an abiding faith

When the final buzzer sounded on his team’s Final Four game Saturday night, it became evident that the weight of what Hubert Davis had accomplished…

New Report reveals extent to which teachers’ unions coordinated with the CDC on school reopening guidance

The CDC continues to defend its collaboration with teachers’ unions on school reopening guidance as routine, but a new report from lawmakers shows the collaboration…

Repeat Northwest Missouri State college basketball champ gives glory to God

Trevor Hudgins is one of the most decorated players in Division II basketball history. Yet alongside all the hard work and success, Hudgins recognizes that…

Wisconsin school tells mom her daughter is not “protected from discrimination” because she is white

When a Wisconsin mother filed a complaint with her local school district alleging that her daughter was the victim of racial discrimination, the mother received…

Hope wins: Leaning on God and one another, Hope College earns national championship

The undefeated Hope College women’s team seemed well on its way to Division III basketball championships the past two years, before the COVID-19 pandemic cut…

Teacher’s union Ukraine gaffe ‘free advertising for school choice’

The second-largest teachers’ union in America posted a tweet in support of Ukraine, but the gesture fell flat as critics pointed out the photos they…

DeSantis calls 2022 the year of the parent, praises parents’ rights bill

“This really was the year of the parent in the state of Florida,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said this week, celebrating the parental rights bill passed…

Despite new guidance, Biden admin still requiring toddlers in Head Start to remain masked

End the federal mask mandate for the Head Start program. That’s the message congressional Republicans are sending to the Biden administration. New York Rep. Elise…

College basketball star Keyontae Johnson, a walking miracle, gives glory to God after being honored on Senior Day

After a monstrous dunk in a game last year University of Florida phenom Keyontae Johnson suddenly collapsed near midcourt, the story and video rocking the…

Minneapolis teachers union picks first brief moment of “normalcy” to strike, leaving parents scrambling

Just as schools returned to some semblance of normalcy, teachers at Minneapolis Public Schools hit the picket lines on Tuesday, demanding better wages and “safe…

Alaska bill would prevent biological males from competing in female sports

An Alaska Senate committee is considering a bill that would keep transgender girls from competing in female sports. Its supporters say it is about protecting…

Private schools, homeschooling, school choice are way up in Washington state as public school enrollment plummets

Public school enrollment in Washington state is declining rapidly as parents seek better options for their kids, including private Christian schools, charter schools and homeschools.…

Did biological males stay in a girls’ cabin at camp? ‘It’s absolutely a mess out here in California’

Parents of elementary students in a California school district are livid after a group of 5th-grade girls reported adult biological males had slept in their…

‘Starr’ NFL quarterback: God knows you, loves, you, and is ‘wildly obsessed’ with you

At an inspirational National Football League honors ceremony that was all about relationships, the spotlight shone brightest on the most important one of all: a…

Some lawmakers in this state want a new government commission to regulate homeschooling

Do homeschooling parents need government minders? Though the homeschool community in Maryland has continued to flourish for decades without the government’s help, Maryland Delegate Sheila…

Super Bowl champion coach Sean McVay credits his Catholic school for his leadership success

NFL head coach and recent Super Bowl champion Sean McVay credits much of his success to the “foundational principles” instilled in him by his Catholic…

Levi’s brand president forced out over questioning school closures

Jennifer Sey, a longtime executive at Levi Strauss & Co., says she has been forced out of the company because of her views on COVID-19…

San Francisco school board members recalled for putting political agendas above education

One of the most liberal cities in America recalled three school board members this week for prioritizing “wokeness” over educating children. The election resulted in…

Teacher reveals radical “woke” curricula and training, hidden from the public

Video recorded by a concerned California public school teacher reveals alarming training resources and curricula that include racially charged messages, promote Black Lives Matter and…

Critics say Twitter suspension is latest attempt by teachers union to silence conservative voices

A conservative education news and policy group was hit with a Twitter suspension last week after a teachers union board member reported the account. Critics…

Loudoun County prepares to arrest maskless children in schools

Can you imagine young students being arrested for going maskless in school? Unbelievably, some public school officials are doing more than imagining it. A leaked…

Christian school in New York receives help from Buffalo Bills, Nike for new program

Destiny Christian School in Rochester was one of a few dozen schools in New York to receive a grant and invitation to join a pilot…

Dozens of students suspended in two VA school districts for not wearing masks

Fifty-three students in two Virginia school districts were suspended this week for going to school without a mask. The schools’ draconian measures violate Gov. Glenn…

KC metro participants in school choice rally share why school choice matters

School choice helps Christian education. That’s the message of three Kansas City metro Christian schools who rallied at the Missouri state capitol last week. Staff…

Christian school’s growth in first year provides essential options for community

A Christian school in Casper, Wyo. opened its doors in September with a few dozen students, teachers, and administrators that barely knew each other. Less…

Record-setting NFL receiver Cooper Kupp’s faith provides perspective on life and football

Cooper Kupp is turning in one of the most prolific seasons ever by a wide receiver in the NFL. Kupp’s the proud owner of this…

KC Chiefs’ James Winchester says his stability comes from his faith in Christ

Super Bowl teams don’t come together overnight. Instead, they require unsung heroes that bring stability throughout the rigors of multiple NFL seasons. Long snapper James…

Decatur Christian School robotics team fosters growth for a wide range of students

Excellence and growth have quickly become staples of the Decatur Christian School robotics team. The team, nicknamed the DCS MechWarriors, is currently gearing up for…

New Mexico Christian school fined for mask violation after being told on through state’s Orwellian reporting system

New Mexico’s largest private school, Hope Christian School in Albuquerque, has been fined $5,000 for not enforcing the state’s sweeping mask mandate. Last Thursday, the…

Gov. Youngkin signs executive orders on education, ensures parental rights in first day in office

Glenn Youngkin was sworn in on Saturday as Virginia’s 74th governor. On his first day in office he enacted 11 Executive Orders, and as promised,…

Loudoun County teen boy who wore skirt into girl’s restroom to commit crime at school sentenced for two sexual assaults

The Loudoun County, Virginia teen who sexually assaulted two fellow students in incidents at two different schools has been found guilty and sentenced to probation…

WATCH: Nebraska senator roasts colleagues for hypocrisy over school choice

The school choice debate in Nebraska remained contentious for the fifth straight year as lawmakers approached voting on LB364, a bill that would give a…

Iowa Christian school celebrates completion of its first gymnasium after fundraising effort

After bouncing from gym to gym around the region, one northern Iowa school finally has its own gymnasium to call home. North Iowa Christian School…

Russell Wilson wins Bart Starr Award for putting his faith into practice

NFL quarterback Russell Wilson has spent his career as one of the top quarterbacks in the NFL, having played for the Seattle Seahawks since the…

Vaccine mandates for student athletics and other extracurriculars increasing nationwide as some schools also go remote

As Covid cases increase nationwide, some schools have implemented vaccine mandates for students involved in extracurricular activities, including athletics. Critics worry that the mandates will…

91% of Chicago Teachers Union members plan on pushing for remote learning after winter break

The Chicago Teachers Union is expected to vote on Tuesday about whether to defy orders from Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to return to in-person instruction.…

Christian school’s right to pray over loudspeaker before games is in federal judge’s hands

A battle that began over five years ago for Cambridge Christian School in Tampa, Fla. is officially in the hands of a federal judge. U.S.…

Local educator mocks Evangelical parents as ‘kooks’ and ‘bigots’ in TX school board meeting

Parents from the Leander Independent and Round Rock Independent School Districts in Austin, TX, have had enough after a local educator and parent mocked them…

New poll highlights bi-partisan concerns about the quality of education

New poll results released by Free to Learn, an education advocacy group, revealed that over 80% of Americans are concerned about the quality of education…

CDC’s convenient science has eroded trust from parents

As covid safety guidelines continue to shift, especially in school contexts, parents are losing patience and trust. Questions about the CDC’s approach and cherry-picking of…

High school seniors organize fundraiser to replace custodian’s truck after fire

Two Christian high school seniors near San Diego started a GoFundMe earlier this month to replace a longtime school custodian’s truck after it was destroyed…

California Teachers Association conference outlines strategies to subvert parents’ values, manipulate students

Audio files from a recent California Teachers Association conference have revealed a deliberate effort by CTA members to recruit young children to LGBTQ+ clubs while…

Columbia Christian robotics team makes deep run in regional competition

The robotics team at Columbia Christian School in Magnolia, Ark., advanced to a multi-state regional competition, during which they made it to the wild-card round,…

Chicago Public Schools forcing all of its schools to adopt gender neutral bathrooms

The Chicago Public School system is now requiring its schools to adopt new signage to make their bathrooms ‘more inclusive’. The requirement allows students to…

Unlawful resolution discriminates against private school students in Ohio

The Worthington Public Schools (WPS) Board recently passed a resolution stating that it is “impractical” to continue to bus 43 students to neighboring private schools…

Christian school students pack meals, learn leadership lessons this Thanksgiving

For Marshalltown Christian School (MCS) students, this year’s Thanksgiving festivities included an opportunity to serve their community in a tangible way. Last week, students from…

High schooler suspended for sending a text to another classmate stating that there are only two genders

A New Hampshire teen was suspended from school and held out from a football game for sending a text message to another classmate stating that…

White House and NSBA coordinated weeks before “domestic terrorist” letter, according to internal emails

Multiple sources have confirmed that the Biden Administration and Department of Justice coordinated with the National School Boards Association (NSBA) before it sent its highly-criticized…

Recent high school graduate upsets incumbent in New Jersey school board election

Last week, as part of a string of upsets across New Jersey school board races, 19-year-old Nicholas Seppy ousted incumbent Terre Alabarda in Egg Harbor…

School board & other election results across the country highlight national concern over education

Voters throughout the nation made their voices heard last week as heated school board races dominated many local elections. Deciding issues in many races included…

Veteran umpire Ted Barrett, a minister to umpires, works his fifth World Series

On the field, professional umpire Ted Barrett just wrapped up calling his fifth career World Series. But off the field is where he answers his…

Volunteer dads form ‘Dads on Duty’ to provide safe, positive presence in a Louisiana high school

After a string of fights led to the arrest of 23 students, a group of concerned dads from Shreveport, La. decided to take action. Nearly…

Students walk out in protest of Loudoun County Public Schools’ handling of sexual assault case linked to transgender bathroom policy

About 75 high schoolers from Broad Run High School in Loudoun County, Virginia stormed out of class this week to express their disapproval of how…

Christian high school seniors help launch a school in Cameroon

Two high school seniors from the Greater Atlanta Christian School (GACS) have played an integral role in starting a new school in Cameroon, Africa. Marilee…

Middle school teacher endorses sexually graphic material in class of 11 and 12-year-olds

Summit Trail Middle School in Olathe, KS, recently received significant backlash when a 7th Grade teacher posted on social media that she was excited to…

Christian school and boys home, started by former cop, is changing lives in West Virginia

Steve Finn, a former Atlanta police officer, traded in his badge to invest in the lives of young men in difficult situations through Christian education.…