Richie Malouf

Richie Malouf is an intern reporter at The Center Square. He is a senior at Pepperdine University, double-majoring in Economics and Political Science, and plans to continue his work as a reporter…

Culture, Public Education
CDC allocated $85 million for grants requiring schools to start student-led clubs supporting LGBT youth

(The Center Square) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spent $85 million on a grant program requiring public schools to start Gay-Straight Alliances, public documents show. Read More

October 10, 2022
Lawmakers to address school choice and transparency laws at upcoming meeting

(The Center Square) – The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) will hold its annual meeting this week, where lawmakers and policy leaders will address education bills focused on parental rights… Read More

July 26, 2022
Public Education
Poll: American trust in public schools remains low

(The Center Square) – A new Gallup poll shows how declining trust in America’s public schools differs along party lines. Overall American trust in public schools remains low, with… Read More

July 15, 2022
Republicans pressure education secretary on school choice restrictions

(The Center Square) – Republican U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on the issue of school choice in the public education system. In his opening statement… Read More

June 8, 2022
Public Education
Poll: Majority of teens prefer in-person learning over virtual or hybrid school

(The Center Square) – Most teens prefer in-person learning over virtual or hybrid learning, a new poll from the Pew Research Center found. The poll found that 65% of surveyed… Read More

June 7, 2022