Public Education

Current Events, Public Education December 7th, 2021

Wisconsin Governor Evers vetoes classroom transparency proposal

(Benjamin Yount | The Center Square) – Parents across Wisconsin will not get to see everything their kids are learning in school. Gov. Tony Evers on Friday vetoed the so-called classroom transparency act. The idea of the plan was to have schools share their curriculum, lesson plans, and assignments with parents so they knew just what their…
Public Education, School Choice December 3rd, 2021

Kansas City Public Schools scramble, surpassed by charter schools in enrollment

In a stunning shift, the number of K-12 students enrolled in Kansas City charter schools has surpassed enrollment in public schools. This means more than half of the 26,500 students in the district are choosing to attend charter schools.   This finding, unprecedented in Kansas City, is based on district enrollment data obtained in September.   “More and…
Public Education November 23rd, 2021

High schooler suspended for sending a text to another classmate stating that there are only two genders

A New Hampshire teen was suspended from school and held out from a football game for sending a text message to another classmate stating that there are only two genders. The school, Exeter High, claims that the text message was a violation of its transgender and nonconforming students policy. The teen has filed a lawsuit in…
Homeschool, Public Education November 19th, 2021

Education Experts Eye Declines In Kindergarten Enrollment: Will Students Return to Public Schools?

COVID disruptions to the 2020-2021 school year caused changes in the US education system that will have long lasting effects. One of those changes – a significant decline in kindergarten enrollment – has experts wondering if districts will recoup those students or if they’ve left for good. According to an analysis by Chalkbeat and the Associated…