Joy Stockbauer

Joy Stockbauer is a freelance writer and policy analyst. She graduated from Grove City College with a B.A. in Political Science and Spanish.

Alabama court rules frozen embryos are children under the law. What it may mean

The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled frozen human embryos are legally children. The ruling is stirring controversy for its implications regarding in vitro fertilization (IVF) and the creation and storage… Read More

February 21, 2024
Bill mandating fentanyl education for students passes Washington state House

A bill requiring public schools to teach 7th and 9th grade students about the dangers of fentanyl has passed the Washington House of Representatives and heads to the Senate. The… Read More

February 16, 2024
High school girls’ basketball team forfeits game after injuries mount against opposing team allegedly playing a male

The girls’ basketball team from the Collegiate Charter School of Lowell in Massachusetts reportedly forfeited a game after only 16 minutes of play, possibly due to… Read More

February 16, 2024
Public Education
Emerging studies show charter school performance benefits students everywhere

New studies on the efficacy of charter schools and the impact their presence has on local public schools are fueling the fire for school choice advocates. Amid debates within the… Read More

February 14, 2024
Washington bill would restrict teachers from taking certain restraining measures against violent students

The Washington state Legislature is considering a bill that would limit the measures public school teachers can take to subdue unruly or violent students. HB 1479… Read More

February 13, 2024