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Delaware lawmakers weigh ‘death with dignity’ legislation

(The Center Square) – Delaware lawmakers are advancing a controversial proposal that would allow physicians to administer lethal doses of medicine to terminally ill patients.  The proposal,… Read More

April 25, 2024
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Illinois bill would ban corporal punishment in private schools

(The Center Square) – A measure advancing in Illinois seeks to ban corporal punishment in all private schools. Opponents are concerned the measure could be misinterpreted and school coaches asking… Read More

April 24, 2024
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Oregon counties receiving $47.7 million from USDA to fund schools, roads

(The Center Square) – The part of the federal government which handles forestry, inside the part of the government that handles agriculture is funding local efforts in Oregon that are… Read More

April 24, 2024
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Education expert analyzes Invest in Kids’ record-breaking numbers for final year

(The Center Square) – Despite record-breaking enrollment for its final year, Illinois lawmakers have yet to address the expired Invest in Kids school choice scholarship program. There were rumblings that the… Read More

April 24, 2024
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Military could hit troops with court-martials for refusing to use preferred pronouns, experts say

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The military could seek to formally punish service members for refusing to use another service member’s preferred pronouns under existing policy, according to military experts. Read More

April 24, 2024
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Hobbs vetoes bill requiring party affiliation listed for school board races

(The Center Square) – Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed legislation that would  have required a school board candidate’s party affiliation to be listed on the ballot. Read More

April 23, 2024
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Kansas legislators should follow the principled lead of these three Democrats

(The Sentinel) – “As I watch children in poverty, trapped in failing schools, who can hardly read, I’d be damned if I will continue to defend the status quo.” This… Read More

April 23, 2024
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Alaska lawmakers seek constitutional amendment on correspondence school funding

(The Center Square) – The Alaska House Judiciary Committee will hold hearings next week on a resolution calling for a constitutional amendment regarding school correspondence funding. An Anchorage Superior Court judge struck down… Read More

April 23, 2024
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Gov. Polis signs bill giving $24M to schools for new migrant students

(The Center Square) – Colorado schools will receive $24 million in state money for one-time allocations to pay for the influx of new migrant students. House… Read More

April 22, 2024
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Ohio House could soon take up single-sex bathroom bill

(The Center Square) – While a court weighs the legality of Ohio’s ban on transgender health care for minors and single-sex sports teams, the Ohio House could soon vote on a… Read More

April 19, 2024
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Illinois legislators: Proposed race-based funding formula for universities could violate civil rights

(The Center Square) – Illinois Senate Republicans are urging for a subject matter hearing on Illinois’ ambitious plan for higher education funding, a plan that was revealed in March.  … Read More

April 19, 2024
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School choice notches another victory in Nebraska, continues advancing nationwide

A new school choice bill was passed in Nebraska on Thursday, focusing on low-income families. After three rounds of debate, the state’s unicameral Legislature passed LB… Read More

April 19, 2024
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DeSantis signs two bills to bring chaplains, patriotic organizations to schools

(The Center Square) – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation Thursday intended to provide more educational opportunities for public school students. House Bill 1317 allows patriotic organizations… Read More

April 19, 2024
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Gov. Abbott advances efforts to combat antisemitism in Texas

(The Center Square) – Ahead of the start of Passover on Monday and as antisemitic incidents continue to occur on college campuses and in public schools, Gov. Greg Abbott is… Read More

April 19, 2024
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DEI jobs, policies being eliminated at Texas universities to comply with new law

(The Center Square) – Diversity, equity and inclusion jobs and policies are being eliminated at Texas higher education universities as administrators begin complying with a new law that went into… Read More

April 18, 2024
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Missouri school choice expansion approved by Legislature, awaits governor’s signature

The Missouri Legislature passed a school choice expansion bill which now heads to the governor’s desk. SB 727 was approved by the House 82-69 on Thursday. Read More

April 18, 2024
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Louisiana lawmakers aim to deregulate homeschooling with new measure

(The Center Square) — The House Committee on Education approved a bill that will end the requirement that requires state approval for homeschooling curriculums.  House Bill… Read More

April 18, 2024
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Louisiana Senate passes bill that would add to Parental Bill of Rights

(The Center Square) — A bill in the Louisiana Senate that would add a plank in the Parental Bill of Rights concerning the teaching of critical race theory passed Monday… Read More

April 17, 2024
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New York ‘equal rights’ proposal draws criticism

(The Center Square) – Critics are slamming a New York ballot initiative they argue would allow children to get transgender surgery without their parent’s consent and allow biological males to compete… Read More

April 17, 2024
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Key education reform bill to be signed into law by DeSantis

(The Center Square) — Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Monday that he’ll be signing some education reforms passed by the Florida Legislature into law. DeSantis highlighted some of … Read More

April 16, 2024