Madison Hirneisen

School district claims ‘oversight’ led to delay of National Merit notifications

(The Center Square) – Stafford County Public Schools is the latest to join a growing list of Virginia school districts who have acknowledged providing delayed…

Gov. Youngkin backs student merit notification bill for Virginia schools

(The Center Square) – Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin is backing a legislative proposal requiring schools to promptly inform students and parents of awards, including from…

Virginia attorney general expands civil rights investigation to all of Fairfax County Public Schools

(The Center Square) – Virginia’s attorney general announced Monday that he will expand his investigation into Thomas Jefferson High School to the entire Fairfax County…

Judge: WV’s law restricting transgender athletes constitutional

(The Center Square) – A federal judge paved the way for West Virginia’s law barring transgender girls from participating on female sports teams to be…

Several school choice bills pre-filed in Virginia legislature

(The Center Square) – Proposed education bills having to do with “parental choice” and “parental rights” could spark debate among lawmakers after the Virginia General…

Youngkin calls for investigation into Virginia high school after allegations

(The Center Square) – Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin is calling for an investigation into the leadership of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology…

Narcan could be required in California gas stations, schools following rise in fentanyl deaths

(The Center Square) – California could move to require opioid antagonist kits, which can be used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, in…

San Francisco launches guaranteed income program for transgender community

(The Center Square) – San Francisco city officials announced Wednesday they would launch a new guaranteed income program for the city’s transgender community. The program,…

California lawmaker proposes more Narcan kits in schools amid fentanyl drug crisis

(The Center Square) – A California state lawmaker says he’ll introduce a proposal in the coming legislative session to provide schools with Narcan kits and…

Newsom signs package of abortion bills into law, opponents accuse the state of “infanticide”

(The Center Square) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed over a dozen new abortion bills, including new privacy protections and bans on law enforcement…

$190,000 payout for Sacramento Antifa-supporting teacher to resign has critics pointing to union clout

(The Center Square) – Reports that a California school teacher who was aligned with Antifa was paid $190,000 to resign this year are sparking outrage,…

Newsom knocks red states, says ‘education is under assault’ in DC speech

(The Center Square) – Adding to an ongoing war of words between California and leaders of red states, Gov. Gavin Newsom lambasted several states for…

Liberal lawmakers in 19 states are pushing for pro-transgender youth legislation

(The Center Square) – Lawmakers in more than a dozen states have pledged to push for legislative protection and refuge bills for transgender youth and…

California puts school COVID-19 vaccine mandate on hold

(The Center Square) – California will hold off implementing plans to require the COVID-19 vaccine for school children until July 2023, state officials announced Thursday…

California bill to require parents to tell schools about gun ownership fails

(The Center Square) – A California bill that would have required parents or guardians of schoolchildren to disclose whether any firearms are in the home…