Opinion
Opinion, Public Education
Opinion: Three of four upstart candidates for Nebraska State Board of Education notch big wins in midterm election

Spurred on by outrageous radicalism coming from members of the State Board of Education in Nebraska, four ordinary citizens made the decision to challenge the long-entrenched board establishment for… Read More

November 9, 2022
Opinion, Public Education
Lurching from fad to fad: The problematic history of education reform in America

Education in the United States has lurched from fad to fad for the better part of a century, finding ever-ingenious ways to underperform preceding generations.   The causes… Read More

November 8, 2022
Christian Schools, Opinion
Catholic schools outperformed public schools across the nation. Here’s why

According to a data analysis performed by Kathleen Porter-Magee, an adjunct fellow at the Manhattan Institute, “If Catholic schools were a state, they would be the highest performing in the… Read More

October 27, 2022
Culture, Opinion, Public Education
Op-ed: School dress codes the latest target of a government agency seeking “equity”

In a stunning example of bureaucratic uselessness, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) takes many pages, and presumably many dollars, to note that while most public schools have dress… Read More

October 26, 2022
Opinion, Public Education
Model bills promise to rein in the radical ideologues in charge of training teachers

Three model legislative bills intended for state legislatures would hamper the use of teacher licensing power as a cudgel to enforce ideological conformity.   The example legislation, drafted… Read More

October 17, 2022
Culture, Opinion
Op-Ed: The DOJ and FBI only arrest pro-life advocates

(The Center Square) – “Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals.” – George Washington The city of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, is in the buckle of… Read More

October 13, 2022
Opinion
Neo-Marxism floods Advanced Placement courses in the US

Some of America’s most popular college-credit history classes for high schoolers are littered with anti-Western ideas, identity politics and other neo-Marxist concepts, national scholars say.   The College… Read More

September 26, 2022
Legislation, Opinion
Public education is doing worse with more money, so let’s give parents more options

If an educational option costs less and produces better results, wouldn’t it be foolish not to fund it? Yet the opposite is happening. As a nation, the… Read More

September 22, 2022
Opinion, Public Education
NEA offers master class in Critical Race Theory without naming it

Despite repeated denials of supporting the teaching of Critical Race Theory in public schools, resources from America’s largest teachers’ union suggest otherwise.  The agenda at the National… Read More

September 21, 2022
Culture, Opinion
Is a global program enlisting teachers to fight ‘misinformation’ really about quelling dissent?

Some of the world’s most powerful health organizations have gained a major ally in their campaign to quell dissent within the medical profession and the public at large. … Read More

September 19, 2022
Culture, Opinion
Biden administration and special interest groups played politics instead of getting kids back to school

(reimaginED) – On Sept. 1, U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona claimed that the Biden administration had a plan to “focus on safely getting back to in-person learning” last year. On… Read More

September 7, 2022
Culture, Opinion
Mask mandates expose the mulishness of public education bureaucrats while others buck policy

According to Burbio’s Mask Policy Tracker, only seven of the 500 largest school districts in the United States (1.4%) had a mask mandate in effect for… Read More

September 6, 2022
Opinion, Public Education
Former Kansas state senator isn’t telling the truth about school funding

(The Sentinel) – Sir Winston Churchill once said, “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” That has certainly been… Read More

August 29, 2022
Culture, Opinion
Parents and schools are fighting for control of the nation’s children. Who gets custody of the kids?

Relations between parents and schools look increasingly like a divorcing couple preparing for a custody battle.   In the best of times, parents and schools have viewed… Read More

August 24, 2022
Opinion, Public Education
Civics and CRT: Should the law have a say in curricula?

Public education has long drifted from reading, writing and arithmetic, with some experts warning the entire profession is lurching from fad to fad rather than sticking with the basics. Read More

August 22, 2022
Opinion, Public Education
Transgenderism and professional development: A lesson in disguising LGBTQ advocacy in schools

Ryan Sallans, a transgender activist, speaks at the Nebraska Schools Mental Health Conference (via… Read More

August 17, 2022
Culture, Opinion
These doctors want to serve your children ‘gender affirming’ care, and sex change operations are on the menu

There are forces actively aligning against our children, and they are multiplying. As parents, if we don’t do something about it now, it could be too… Read More

August 15, 2022
Opinion, Public Education
Op-ed: Teacher ‘reKruiting krisis’

(reimaginED) – In the classic Krisis at Kamp Krusty episode of “The Simpsons,” Bart discovers that the summer camp he and Lisa attend is a de-facto child slave labor camp,… Read More

August 9, 2022
Culture, Opinion
Bleeding Kansas: What will the state look like after the coming surge in abortions and decrease in regulations?

If there is any good that comes from the defeat of the Kansas abortion regulation amendment Tuesday, it ironically may be the bad that comes of it. Read More

August 5, 2022
Opinion, Public Education
Kansas’ Ed department wants to divert classroom dollars to lobbying efforts by the Kansas Association of School Boards

(The Sentinel) – The Kansas Department of Education purports to be a “dedicated service agency” that provides leadership, resources, and support. But like its claim to “prepare all students… Read More

August 3, 2022