Public Education
Public Education
TIME Magazine’s “Innovative Teachers 2022” list prizes woke values above all in education

What do some of the nation’s best, “innovative” teachers have in common?  According to TIME Magazine’s editors, these teachers believe and teach the values of anti-racism, social… Read More

June 10, 2022
Public Education
Five myths about school officials’ attempt to excuse low student achievement in Kansas

(The Sentinel) – The recent report from the Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) on K-12 student assessment entitled Understanding State Assessment Data is rife with rationalizations, excuses, and… Read More

June 10, 2022
Public Education
Michigan lawmakers OK bill requiring high schoolers take personal finance class

(The Center Square) – The Michigan Legislature approved a bill that aims to require high schoolers take a personal finance course before graduation. The House approved House… Read More

June 10, 2022
Public Education
Missouri attorney general subpoenas seven school districts over invasive student surveys

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt subpoenaed seven school districts over highly controversial, possibly illegal student surveys.   The subpoenas, issued on Wednesday as part of an… Read More

June 9, 2022
Public Education
Unfunded state pension liabilities grow to $8.28 trillion nationwide

(The Center Square) – Unfunded state pension liabilities have climbed to $8.28 trillion, or nearly $25,000 for every person in the United States, according to a new report from the American Legislative… Read More

June 9, 2022
Public Education
CDC documents show it followed union wishes, not science, in its COVID-19 masking policies

Coordination between the CDC and labor unions, including teachers’ unions, over pandemic policy guidance was deeper than originally thought.  According to an internal calendar provided to Fox News Digital… Read More

June 9, 2022
Public Education
Judge tosses verdict requiring school to pay $4 million to transgender student over bathroom access

A judge has overturned a jury verdict that would have forced a Missouri school district to pay $4 million to a transgender student over access to bathrooms and other… Read More

June 9, 2022
Christian Schools, Public Education
Extent of far-left race and sex curricula in schools, and solutions, to be discussed by national panel at free public event in KC Monday

Frighteningly fringe curriculum on race and sexuality is much more widespread across America – and much less coincidental – than many parents realize, close observers say.  “These… Read More

June 8, 2022
Public Education
Tens of millions of Pennsylvania school dollars ‘unauditable’

(The Center Square) – Recent state audits have called attention to some Pennsylvania school districts’ lackadaisical controls that have made auditing how tens of millions of dollars were spent… Read More

June 8, 2022
Public Education
Per pupil federal relief money in New Jersey 20 times higher for Camden than Cherry Hill

(The Center Square) – Despite being just 7 miles apart, the Camden City School District will receive federal pandemic relief funding at a rate more than 20 times per pupil than… Read More

June 8, 2022
Opinion, Public Education
Wokeism in secular private schools: Going undercover

(Capital Research) – If you thought your children were safe from the Left’s culture war in a private school, think again. Across America, a pandemic of “woke” ideology is quietly… Read More

June 7, 2022
Public Education
Abbott orders active shooter training for law enforcement, public school administrators

(The Center Square) – Gov. Greg Abbott has instructed the director of a state university center to provide active shooter training to law enforcement and school administrators in school districts… Read More

June 7, 2022
Public Education
Poll: Majority of teens prefer in-person learning over virtual or hybrid school

(The Center Square) – Most teens prefer in-person learning over virtual or hybrid learning, a new poll from the Pew Research Center found. The poll found that 65% of surveyed… Read More

June 7, 2022
Public Education
Union president claims Denver school funding not adequate, but data tells different story

(The Center Square) – Denver Public Schools (DPS) recently announced it was cutting 76 positions from its budget. The reductions triggered a response from Robert Gould, the… Read More

June 7, 2022
Public Education
For some Pennsylvania colleges, funding may get tied to education outcomes

(The Center Square) – While one of Pennsylvania’s higher education systems has undergone major changes, another could see a funding shift that emphasizes results over routine increases. A… Read More

June 7, 2022
Public Education
Tennessee’s Lee introduces executive order to appraise safety at public schools

(The Center Square) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee introduced an executive order on Monday to evaluate school safety throughout the state. The order comes less than two weeks after a… Read More

June 6, 2022
Culture, Public Education
From pizza to insurance, pro-LGBTQ+ advocates get creative in attempts to sexualize kids at stunningly early ages

Two well-known companies are under fire for efforts to get pro-LBGTQ+ books into the hands of children.  On Thursday, Pizza Hut’s “BOOK IT!” reading program sent out… Read More

June 6, 2022
Public Education
NY lawmakers extend mayor’s authority over NYC schools, mandate smaller classes

(The Center Square) – As the New York State Legislature’s 2022 session was winding down, lawmakers in Albany reached an agreement on New York City public schools that extends the mayor’s… Read More

June 6, 2022
Public Education
Abbott directs TEA to create rules mandating enhanced safety standards for schools

(The Center Square) – Gov. Greg Abbott directed the Texas Education Agency to create rules mandating enhanced safety standards for public schools in response to the mass shooting at Robb… Read More

June 6, 2022
Public Education
Debate over arming teachers resurfaces after shootings

(The Center Square) – The tragic and deadly shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, have renewed the debate over gun control measures, but another policy idea also has… Read More

June 6, 2022