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Legislation
Tennessee House passes bill to restrict what flags can be displayed in public schools

The Tennessee House passed a bill on Monday that would ban LGBTQ and many other flags from public school classrooms, sending the measure to the Senate. Read More

February 29, 2024
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Mississippi only has 10 charter schools. This bill would pave the way for more

The Mississippi Legislature is considering a bill to ease requirements for opening a charter school. Proposed by Rep. Jansen Owen, R-Poplarville, HB 1683 would make three… Read More

February 29, 2024
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Alabama House passes universal school choice bill

The Alabama House passed a universal school choice bill that already has the endorsement of Gov. Kay Ivey. The House voted 69-34 Tuesday in favor of… Read More

February 29, 2024
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‘It’s not good for Arkansas kids’: Education policy expert slams proposal to regulate Arkansas private schools

School choice opponents in Arkansas are attempting to regulate private schools through a constitutional amendment proposal. The measure – promoted by the state teachers’ union, an NAACP chapter, and other… Read More

February 29, 2024
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‘Wicked agenda’: Parents sound alarm on Illinois bill that seeks to prevent guardians from denying sex changes

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Parents and legal experts condemned an Illinois bill that would label children as “abused” if their parents don’t allow them to obtain a sex change… Read More

February 29, 2024
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Arizona bill to allow Ten Commandments in public school classrooms passes Senate, moves to House

The Arizona Senate passed a bill that would allow the Ten Commandments to be posted and read aloud in public school classrooms. Senate Bill 1151, sponsored… Read More

February 28, 2024
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Tennessee Legislature to begin ESA bill committee discussions

(The Center Square) – Several versions of Tennessee’s universal education savings account bill will be heard in committee for the first time this week. House Bill… Read More

February 28, 2024
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Oklahoma bill imposes burden, threatens to defund virtual charter schools

A bill introduced in the Oklahoma House seeks to impose more rigorous restrictions on virtual charter schools, threatening to remove state funding if such schools do not or cannot comply. Read More

February 28, 2024
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Rural Tennesseans support Gov. Lee’s universal school choice plan, poll finds

A new survey reveals rural Tennessee voters strongly support Gov. Bill Lee and his plan for universal school choice. The poll surveyed nearly 1,600 Tennessee voters… Read More

February 28, 2024
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Dems’ New Hampshire bill would require all students, including those in private or home schools, to take state assessments

Legislation introduced by three Democrats in the New Hampshire state House would require all public, private and home school students to take standardized statewide assessments. If passed, the requirement would… Read More

February 27, 2024
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Oklahoma bill to prohibit school officials from pressuring teachers into union activities advances

A new Oklahoma bill advanced by the Senate Education Committee aims to prevent school officials from exerting pressure on teachers to engage in union activities. “I want to emphasize that… Read More

February 26, 2024
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WA Legislature passes bill giving state Superintendent final say in sex, gender and race curricula

(The Center Square) – A bill that gives Washington state’s Superintendent of Public Instruction ultimate authority when it comes to school district materials on sex education and race- and gender-based teaching… Read More

February 26, 2024
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Utah Legislature passes bill easing regulations on microschools

With the rise of microschools and learning pods, the Utah Legislature has been debating legislation to remove barriers for microschools and home-based education in the state. The bill, S.B. Read More

February 23, 2024
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Indiana lawmakers want cellphones limited in classrooms

(The Center Square) – Indiana lawmakers want students to be better readers, and one way they want to make sure it happens is by limiting cellphone use in classrooms. Sen. Read More

February 22, 2024
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Florida House committee approves bill to create Communism Education Task Force

(The Center Square) – Florida students could be required to learn about communism and other socio-political and economic systems after a bill advanced in a House committee on Wednesday. A… Read More

February 22, 2024
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Alabama House conducts public hearing for education savings account bill

(The Center Square) – A bill that would create an education savings account program in Alabama was rewritten in committee after a public hearing on Wednesday. The Ways and Means Education… Read More

February 22, 2024
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Iowa Senate passes religious freedom bill after hour-long debate

(The Center Square) – A bill Democrats said would open the door to discrimination of LGBTQ people passed the Iowa Senate along party lines after an hour-long debate on Tuesday. Read More

February 21, 2024
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Idaho introduces a bill to protect public school teachers’ freedom not to use preferred pronouns

Idaho lawmakers advanced a bill Friday that would grant legal protection to public school teachers who opt not to use students’ preferred pronouns. If passed, House… Read More

February 20, 2024
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New Illinois bill looks to give tax credits to abortion seekers and providers

(The Center Square) – A new measure would provide a $500 tax credit for abortion providers, abortion seekers, legal guardians of abortion seekers and public school teachers who move to… Read More

February 20, 2024
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Oklahoma committee advances bill addressing cell phone use in schools

(The Center Square) – A bill banning student cell phones in the classroom advanced out of the Appropriations and Budget Education Subcommittee on Monday. House Bill 3913 would create a… Read More

February 20, 2024