Legislation
Legislation
Education Scholarship Account bill passes South Carolina Senate

(The Center Square) – The South Carolina Senate passed an educational scholarship account (ESA) bill and sent it to the House after a third reading Thursday. S. Read More

April 1, 2022
Culture, Homeschools, Legislation
It was once criminal ‘subterfuge’: Previous generations discuss early history of KC-area homeschooling

Some 40 years after they made history, several families in the Kansas City area are publicly sharing their memories of homeschooling before its legal status was recognized. Read More

April 1, 2022
Legislation
DeSantis says Disney never objected to Florida’s parents’ rights bill until the far-left did

Perhaps to placate far-left opponents of Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Act, Disney CEO Bob Chapek says the company had been lobbying against it “behind the scenes” all… Read More

April 1, 2022
Legislation
School choice advocate on why Biden admin proposal hinders charters

(reimaginED) – Last week, the Biden administration proposed new rules for its start-up grant program for charter schools. If adopted, the rules would make it tougher for those seeking… Read More

March 31, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
Bill to fund charter schools passes Kentucky Senate

(The Center Square) – A bill that would provide funding for charter schools in Kentucky passed the state Senate on Tuesday. Kentucky law established charter schools five years ago, but that… Read More

March 30, 2022
Legislation
Kemp signs bill barring schools from requiring students to wear masks

(The Center Square) – Gov. Brian Kemp signed a bill Tuesday to bar schools and government agencies from mandating students to wear a mask while at school. Read More

March 30, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
Public school advocacy group goes after Kentucky lawmaker for supporting charter schools

(The Center Square) – An organization that advocates for public school teachers and other employees said Monday it filed an ethics complaint against a northern Kentucky state lawmaker. The group claims… Read More

March 29, 2022
Legislation
South Carolina lawmakers must finish job of creating options for K-12 students

(reimaginED) – Horse racing, teacher raises, and a budget flush with cash. South Carolina lawmakers have plenty to debate before the legislative session ends June 15. But parents hope legislators… Read More

March 28, 2022
Legislation
Louisiana legislature considers bills to expand educational options for parents

(The Center Square ) – Louisiana lawmakers filed several bills for the 2022 legislative session that would give families more freedom in choosing a fitting educational plan for their children. Read More

March 28, 2022
Legislation
Open Enrollment bill narrowly approved in Kansas House

(The Sentinel) – Kansas K-12 students will be able to transfer and attend any school district in the state, depending on capacity limitations, under a bill approved by the House. Read More

March 25, 2022
Legislation
Op-Ed: Georgia politicians reject educational freedom at their own peril

Tuesday, March 15, was a sad day for kids in Georgia. That’s the day when the Georgia Senate voted down a bill to create Promise Scholarships. Eight Republicans joined all… Read More

March 25, 2022
Legislation
Missouri bill would let students graduate early and use their school funds for college

(The Center Square) – Students graduating early from high school and advancing to a postsecondary institution would receive 90% of the funding spent on them by their school district… Read More

March 23, 2022
Legislation
Support for school choice and parents’ involvement in education is high in latest poll

How do Americans feel about school choice? Strongly supportive, according to a new poll by the American Federation for Children and Invest in Education. According to… Read More

March 22, 2022
Homeschools, Legislation
From homesteading to homeschooling: How one northeast Missouri family is blazing its own trail

Shannon Slee may not have known she would end up being a homeschooling, homesteading mom of five children – but she did know that her family someday would… Read More

March 22, 2022
Christian Schools, Legislation
Making Christian classical education accessible to all

(reimaginED) – Kevin Clark is a fellow at The Society for Classical Learning. He’s co-author of an influential book about Christian classical education. For 15 years, he taught… Read More

March 22, 2022
Legislation
Iowa U.S. Senators propose bill mandating disclosure of total interest on student loans

(The Center Square) – College students would learn the estimated total interest they would pay on an education loan before they take it out if a law proposed by Iowa’s… Read More

March 21, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
Former Miami-Dade County Public Schools superintendent brings education choice vision to nation’s second-largest school district

(reimaginED) – In a letter to members of the Los Angeles Unified School District community – families, students, educators and staff – newly seated superintendent Alberto Carvalho, who took the… Read More

March 17, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
Georgia Senate kills school-choice bill

(The Center Square) – The Georgia Senate has killed a bill that would have allowed Georgians to put taxpayer money toward the cost of private school tuition. Read More

March 17, 2022
Legislation
Ballot initiative would expand Colorado’s open records law to include school curriculum

(The Center Square) – Colorado voters could get a chance to decide if school curriculum should be available to the public under the state’s open records law if a recently-filed… Read More

March 17, 2022
Legislation
Op-Ed: Let every Washington student have school choice like I did

(The Center Square) – When Washington Governor Jay Inslee released a proclamation recognizing National School Choice Week, I was optimistic for the future of K-12 education in… Read More

March 17, 2022