Legislation
Legislation
School choice heads to Kentucky Supreme Court

(The Center Square) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has agreed to take up a school choice law a Franklin Circuit Court judge ruled unconstitutional. Last October, Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip… Read More

March 2, 2022
Legislation
Indiana Senate kills anti-CRT bill

(The Center Square) — Parts of a bill intended to stop the influence of Critical Race Theory in Indiana schools could make it into other bills that are signed into… Read More

March 1, 2022
Culture, Legislation
Fate of parents’ rights movement now tied to legislative bills nationwide

As teachers’ unions and much of the education establishment bitterly oppose curriculum transparency bills, many lawmakers are actually stepping up to promote parents’ rights. At least 12 state… Read More

February 25, 2022
Homeschools, Legislation
Some lawmakers in this state want a new government commission to regulate homeschooling

Do homeschooling parents need government minders? Though the homeschool community in Maryland has continued to flourish for decades without the government’s help, Maryland Delegate Sheila Ruth… Read More

February 24, 2022
Legislation
Tennessee subcommittees to discuss bill on ‘divisive topics’ in public higher education

(The Center Square) – A bill to address requirements related to “divisive concepts” at Tennessee’s public colleges and universities is set to be discussed in both Tennessee’s Senate and House… Read More

February 22, 2022
Legislation
South Carolina school-choice voucher bill headed to full Senate Education Committee

(The Center Square) – A voucher bill that would allow South Carolina students to take their state funding with them to private schools will be heard in the state’s full… Read More

February 22, 2022
Legislation
Florida Senate approves bill that would expand unique abilities scholarships, clarify dual enrollment rules

Students who were not able to receive funding this year from the Family Empowerment Scholarship for Students with Unique Abilities could get some relief if the Florida Legislature approves… Read More

February 21, 2022
Legislation
Utah governor promises to veto school choice bill despite public support

Despite growing calls for school choice across the nation, the Republican governor of Utah has promised to veto a school voucher bill, notably… Read More

February 21, 2022
Christian Schools, Homeschools, Legislation
Florida senate bill could shut door to college credit for private school and homeschool students

Last year, private school families celebrated legislation that created a $15.5 million state fund to cover the costs of private school students who participated in dual enrollment programs that allowed… Read More

February 17, 2022
Legislation
The little micro-school that could

LEESBURG, Fla. – When the time came to begin sketching out plans for her own little school, Nikki Duslak sat in her breakfast nook at 2 a.m. with a notepad,… Read More

February 17, 2022
Legislation
Report: School-choice demand shows why Pennsylvania lawmakers should expand programs

(The Center Square) — A new report is highlighting the record-high demand for Pennsylvania’s school-choice programs as evidence lawmakers in Harrisburg should consider better ways of expanding access for families. Read More

February 16, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
State-run pre-K programs may cause long-term harm, studies conclude

As political rhetoric heats up over government-funded pre-K programs, studies suggest that pushing academics too early on children can create unintended long-term consequences. While children from… Read More

February 15, 2022
Legislation
Senate bill would establish school choice program in Alabama

(Brent Addleman | The Center Square) – A bill circulating the Alabama Senate would establish a school choice program in the state. Senate Bill 140, sponsored by… Read More

February 15, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
Senate Republicans announce ‘Parents’ Bill of Rights’ in Minnesota

(Scott McClallen | The Center Square) – Four Senate Republicans announced bills they called the “Parent’s Bill of Rights.” In a morning press conference, Sens. Justin… Read More

February 15, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
Privately-funded education program transformed its Florida community, inspires others

(Lisa Buie | reimaginED) – A public school district in the Hoosier State that is seeking to expand education opportunities to its youngest learners has drawn inspiration from a privately… Read More

February 14, 2022
Culture, Legislation
State superintendent, state rep dismiss parents’ concerns in Wisconsin schools

(Benjamin Yount | The Center Square) – Wisconsin’s state superintendent of schools and at least one Democratic state representative are dismissing the parents who turned out at the Capitol on Thursday… Read More

February 11, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
Critics say Twitter suspension is latest attempt by teachers union to silence conservative voices

A conservative education news and policy group was hit with a Twitter suspension last week after a teachers union board member reported the account. Critics say it’s one… Read More

February 11, 2022
Legislation
Hopeful idea from Washington: Give students options when schools close

(Jonathan Butcher | reimaginED) – U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) is not shy when talking about the grades he earned in high school. He does not hide the fact that… Read More

February 10, 2022
Legislation
A primer on education choice options available to Florida families

(Patrick R. Gibbons | reimaginED) – You don’t have to go far back in time to see how much educational choice has exploded in popularity. Forty years ago, Florida parents… Read More

February 10, 2022
Christian Schools, Legislation, Public Education
A lot of public school employees like private school choice

(reimaginED) – Many public school districts oppose private school choice, but in Florida, one of the most choice-rich states in America, many of their employees embrace it. This school year,… Read More

February 8, 2022