Jon Styf

Jon Styf is an award-winning editor and reporter who has worked in Illinois, Texas, Wisconsin, Florida, and Michigan in local newsrooms over the past 20 years, working for Shaw Media, Hearst, and…

Legislation
Lawmakers propose increasing teacher classroom supply deduction limit to $1K

(The Center Square) – U.S. Rep. Tim Burchett, R-Tennessee, is a co-sponsor of bipartisan legislation to increase the amount schoolteachers can deduct for classroom supplies to $1,000 per year. The… Read More

September 21, 2023
Public Education
Free speech suffering at many top universities across the country

(The Center Square) – Tensions over free speech have been intensifying on college campuses across the United States. From campus speakers to what professors can and cannot say, more speech… Read More

September 18, 2023
Courts
Ruling: West Virginia is allowed to ban abortion pill

(The Center Square) – A federal court in West Virginia determined that the state is able to ban the sale of abortion pill mifepristone. U.S. District Judge Robert C. Chambers… Read More

August 25, 2023
Courts
Teachers’ union drops lawsuit against Tennessee law blocking automatic paycheck withdrawal of dues

(The Center Square) – The Tennessee Education Association dropped its lawsuit about the automatic withdrawal of dues out of teacher paychecks after a three-judge panel denied the group’s request to… Read More

August 14, 2023
Legislation
Law ending automatic dues withdrawals for Tennessee educators to start after ruling

(The Center Square) – A law ending the practice of having professional organization dues directly withdrawn from K-12 educator paychecks in Tennessee will be allowed to go into effect. A… Read More

August 2, 2023