Joe Herring

From the penitentiary to the public school: Restorative Justice warps discipline

A criminal sentencing reform strategy with a dismal record of success has oddly been embraced by K-12 schools attempting to manage growing behavioral disruptions in…

The ‘Book of Exodus’: Teachers leaving public schools in droves

Teachers are abandoning their profession in Nebraska at an unprecedented rate. Nearly 600 have already resigned from Omaha Public Schools (OPS), the state’s largest district,…

Public education has made the West less religious, making room for the woke agenda

The most plausible explanation for the increasing secularization of society is the growth of public education.  This, according to economists Raphael Franck and Laurence Iannaccone in their…

Self-described ‘leftist’ teacher says woke policies in schools have gone too far

A devastating critique of the debauched state of public schools in America was just delivered, and it didn’t come from the right.  Essayist and critic…

Male students in dresses and a teacher in heels prompt families to leave sexual indoctrination in school

A public middle school in Pennsylvania encouraged male students to wear dresses to class during Pride Month, but students wearing U.S. and Blue Lives Matter…

San Diego Unified School District doubles down on mask madness

Another skirmish in the mask mandate wars began this week as the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) reinstituted an indoor mask requirement for all…

Jill Biden advances leftist political agenda while ignoring the concerns of parents in speech to teachers’ union

When first lady Jill Biden spoke to the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) 2022 Convention in Boston last week, her remarks were notable more for…