Michael J. Dillon

Oregon Department of Education pays out tens of millions for severely under-enrolled Preschool Promise program

The Oregon Department of Education spent $90 million over the last two years in preschool grants even while the program was vastly under-enrolled, according to…

Iowa judge rules against parents’ request to block school district’s new transgender policy

A district judge has denied a request to block an Iowa school district from enforcing its new transgender policy.  The lawsuit was brought against the…

Museum of Science and History to host ‘family friendly’ drag show for ‘all ages’ in Memphis

An upcoming event at a Memphis museum makes “Night at the Museum” seem tame despite its “family friendly” label.  On Sept. 23, Tennessee’s Museum of…

Judge requires public school board to pay $40K to parent for First Amendment violation after banning him from meetings

A Maine school board was forced to pay $40,000 for violating the First Amendment rights of a father in the district it banned from attending…

Virginia Governor blasts ‘progressives’ and vows to keep up the fight for parents’ rights at Back-to-School rally

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin criticized progressive school administrators in Fairfax County Public Schools for what he said were violations of parental rights.  Youngkin made the…

These men in drag wanted to dance for children so badly they hired armed goons to protect them

Promoters of a “kid friendly” drag show felt the event was so important they enlisted the protection of armed ANTIFA militants.  The Barrel Babes Drag…

Oklahoma teacher resigns after encouraging high school students to access banned books containing ‘pornographic’ scenes

A high school English teacher in Oklahoma resigned after being accused of instructing her students to access inappropriate books via a QR code.  The questionable behavior came…

‘We need to turn the page’: Rochester school board candidates rise up to end retaliation against concerned parents

Outraged citizens in Michigan’s Rochester Community Schools have stepped up to run for school board, seeking major change after the district spied on and threatened…

These doctors want to serve your children ‘gender affirming’ care, and sex change operations are on the menu

There are forces actively aligning against our children, and they are multiplying. As parents, if we don’t do something about it now, it could be…

Gender identity and sexual orientation instruction as early as kindergarten being considered in Wisconsin schools 

Gender lessons for kindergarteners and gender identity, sexual orientation and pronouns for third graders are all part of a new curriculum being considered in one…

No parents allowed: Rhode Island mom sues school district for holding ‘secret’ meetings to push radical CRT agenda

A Rhode Island mom filed a lawsuit after she says she was blocked from attending “secret” meetings where “anti-racist” CRT ideology was being pushed in…

Minnesota elementary school principal promotes transgender book to kindergarteners, later apologizes

A Minnesota elementary school principal was forced to issue a public apology after promoting the gender-bending book “Jack (Not Jackie)” to students as young as five. …

Schools encouraged to spy on parents concerned about privacy in Zuckerberg-funded K-12 learning platform

A digital education platform funded by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative told schools using its services to monitor parents’ online activity for signs of opposition after…

Tennis legend Navratilova headlines list of female athletes denouncing NCAA ‘Woman of the Year’ nomination for trans swimmer Lia Thomas

Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas, a biological male, is a candidate for the NCAA’s 2022 “Woman of the Year” award – and current and former female…

Mom may sue after school publicly shames her 7-year-old daughter for writing ‘any life’ matters

A California mother says she’ll sue her daughter’s school district after it punished the girl for writing that “any life” matters.  In the latest case…

Angry mom calls NEA proposal to use the term ‘birthing parent’ the ‘radical agenda’ of the ‘K-12 Cartel’

An angry activist mom blasted the National Education Association proposal to change the term “mother” to “birthing parents,” saying Americans reject the “radical agenda” of…

Minnesota school district adopts ‘radical’ LGBTQ resolution ‘snuck in’ at the last minute

After a last-minute change to its board agenda, Minnesota’s fifth-largest school district voted to adopt a “LGBTQIA+ History and Culture Resolution” promising to push unspecified “gender…

Arson suspected in burning of 150-year-old church, in the latest act of violence following Supreme Court’s Roe overturning

Investigators suspect arson in the burning of West Virginia’s historic “Little Catholic Church on Irish Mountain” just after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.  …

School official labels parents who disagree with ‘non-negotiable’ equity agenda as ‘resisters’, leaked meeting notes show

Parents concerned with the racial agenda in one California public school are labeled “resisters” and essentially ignored by the district’s director for Equity and Inclusion…

Biden’s war on America’s families continues, with his latest salvo aimed squarely at our children

Most parents would agree that raising our children is equally the most difficult and most rewarding endeavor we have ever undertaken. So why, then, is…

Biden’s universal preschool plan would cost hundreds of billions and likely be ineffective, according to recent research

A new analysis says universal preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds, again an issue heading into midterm elections, would cost a walloping $351 billion over 10…

School board president sued, accused of ‘tyranny’ for silencing and ejecting parents from meetings

Fights over what parents can say during school board meetings – or whether they can say anything at all – are becoming commonplace.  Some parents,…

Judge stops Biden admin mandates forcing employers to pay for, perform transgender medical procedures despite religious objections

The Biden administration cannot force religious employers and healthcare providers to pay for and provide transgender medical procedures and treatments that go against deeply held…

Actor Kirk Cameron to release a film touting homeschooling in America

Has public education turned into Public Enemy No. 1? Actor Kirk Cameron thinks so, anyway. “It’s time for a Homeschool Awakening,” Cameron writes. With these…

With violence on the rise in public schools, is school choice more important than ever?

Violence in public schools is on the rise.  And while there may be no clear answers on how to stop the historic increase in public…

A historic surge in homeschooling continues despite the return of in-person learning

The COVID-19 pandemic “ushered in what may be the most rapid rise in homeschooling the U.S. has ever seen,” according to a recent data analysis…

How and why this couple decided, even before his birth, to homeschool their son – and what has changed

My wife and I were blessed with the birth of our son, our first child, in May of 2021. As we prepared for his arrival,…