Opinion
Opinion
Book review: A conservative vision for the future of public education

In an education landscape long dominated by Democrats and liberal policies, what do conservatives have to offer? A lot, according to Frederick Hess and Michael McShane. In their new book,… Read More

February 20, 2024
Opinion
Op-ed: Separation of church and state is a misunderstood myth

For decades, anti-religious watchdogs have waged war on Christianity under the guise of “separation of church and state.” Groups such as the Freedom From Religion Foundation (run by atheists) and… Read More

February 19, 2024
Opinion
Kansas school officials’ accreditation testimony exposes assault on academic achievement

(The Sentinel) – You might think that mandating loss of accreditation for requiring school districts that don’t comply with state law would not be controversial, but that proposal in … Read More

February 14, 2024
Opinion
Beware civics education’s ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing’

(The Daily Signal) – Everyone agrees that American students need better civics education. Civic knowledge in America is abysmal. Fewer than half of American adults can name the three branches of… Read More

February 12, 2024
Opinion
Lia Thomas’ biological edge ‘is not the problem,’ claims women’s studies professor

(The Daily Signal) – Susan Shaw, a women’s and gender studies professor at Oregon State, penned a recent op-ed in Forbes titled “Transgender Swimmer Lia… Read More

February 9, 2024
Opinion
Arizona’s proposed reversal in school choice would hurt taxpayers, not just students and families

(The Daily Signal) – Three decades ago, Arizona policymakers created opportunities for educators to start new schools and for families to choose between them. Unfortunately, though, the state’s current governor aims… Read More

February 7, 2024
Opinion
Op-ed: No, school choice will not destroy private schools

School choice policies will not destroy the future of private education, despite some claims to the contrary. Interviewed in a recent piece for Fox News, President… Read More

February 6, 2024
Opinion
Op-ed: Early childhood educational model thrives in Idaho despite lack of government support

Many advocates of early childhood learning assume they need government help to achieve all their goals and dreams. However, a left-of-center educational magazine is discovering parents, not government, can already… Read More

February 1, 2024
Opinion
New research on ‘conversion therapy’ turns LGBTQ narrative on its head

(The Daily Signal) – Twenty-seven states and Washington, D.C., have banned efforts to change sexual orientation, commonly but mistakenly referred to as “conversion therapy,” for minors on the premise that therapies… Read More

February 1, 2024
Opinion
Op-ed: How the teachers unions embed socialism into their contracts

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – From Boston to Los Angeles, teachers’ unions and their progressive counterparts have quietly devised an unprecedented method to bypass the legislative process by embedding unrelated… Read More

January 31, 2024
Opinion
Op-ed: The transgender administrative state

(The Daily Signal) – Woodrow Wilson, the father of the American administrative state, once wrote: “Government does now whatever experience permits or the times demand.” Well, the times now “demand”… Read More

January 30, 2024
Opinion
‘Power and control’: Why liberals act like fiscal conservatives when school choice is on the table

Opponents of education freedom have long claimed such programs are too expensive and will “defund” public education. Now that Arizona, the first state to implement universal school choice, has a… Read More

January 29, 2024
Opinion
School choice revolution empowers homeschoolers, too

(The Daily Signal) – A school choice revolution is sweeping the nation. Ten states have passed universal education choice initiatives in the past two years. In… Read More

January 29, 2024
Opinion
New school choice program launches in South Carolina. Parents are winning.

(The Daily Signal) – Despite the most well-funded efforts to stop education reform, the school choice movement still clearly has momentum. The fruits of those efforts can be… Read More

January 26, 2024
Opinion
Women’s golf tour responds with common sense, human decency and protection of female sports after transgender win

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – We need a round of applause for this! Transgender golfer Hailey Davidson “won” a recent NXXT Women’s Pro Tour event, increasing their likelihood that they… Read More

January 23, 2024
Opinion
Americans should be alert to Biden admin’s smearing school parents as ‘domestic terrorists’ again

(The Daily Signal) – President Joe Biden’s White House notoriously helped craft the National School Boards Association’s letter comparing concerned parents to domestic terrorists back in October 2021. That letter, later retracted,… Read More

January 19, 2024
Opinion
Abortion, sacred truths, and politics

(The Daily Signal) – Speaking Jan. 5 in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, President Joe Biden said that the 2024 election is about whether “democracy” is “still America’s sacred cause.” But is… Read More

January 18, 2024
Opinion
Claudine Gay is gone, but diversity ideology still plagues Harvard

(The Daily Signal) – Numerous and compounding reasons led to Claudine Gay’s removal as president of Harvard University. Her departure, while a necessary first step, does not solve the problems that required… Read More

January 8, 2024
Opinion
Hire teachers based on subject-matter expertise, not certification

(The Daily Signal) – Twenty years ago, when I was hiring teachers for the private K-12 school I founded, I knew better than to recruit certified teachers. From my previous work as… Read More

January 8, 2024
Opinion
Federal appeals court foils another Biden abortion scheme

(The Daily Signal) – The Biden administration will stop at nothing to push abortion on the country, but a federal court put a stop Tuesday to another of its illegal schemes. The… Read More

January 5, 2024