Public Education
Public Education
This public school district’s ‘X-rated’ book may reveal an agenda parents aren’t aware of

After teachers’ raunchy read-alouds to sophomores, and after one to the school board last week, the Leavenworth Board of Education may now revisit whether a racy young-adult book… Read More

February 22, 2022
Public Education
Pennsylvania Republicans demand 2021 student test results

(The Center Square) – Republicans in the General Assembly are demanding the Pennsylvania Department of Education release student test results from 2021 to incorporate the data in budget and policy… Read More

February 22, 2022
Public Education
New Hampshire schools barred from going remote

(The Center Square) – New Hampshire schools are barred from shifting to remote learning due to COVID-19 outbreaks under new rules adopted by state education leaders. On Friday, the Legislature’s… Read More

February 22, 2022
Public Education
Eastern Washington schools risk state funding loss by ending student mask mandate

(The Center Square) – The Colville and Kettle Falls school districts in Stevens County have removed student masks more than a month before the state lifts the mandate. The Colville… Read More

February 21, 2022
Public Education
School association doesn’t expect ISBE to enforce mask mandate ‘at this point’

(The Center Square) – An association representing large school districts across Illinois expects the issue of mask mandates to eventually dissipate, despite the attorney general appealing to the Illinois Supreme… Read More

February 21, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Arizona bill would allow families to sue teachers over parental rights violations

(The Center Square) – A bill in the Arizona legislature would create a sharper enforcement mechanism for the state’s parental bill of rights.  While Arizona has a parents… Read More

February 18, 2022
Public Education
Court: Virginia county can’t enforce mask rules, must expunge punishments

(The Center Square) – A court ordered that Loudoun County, Virginia Public Schools cannot enforce its mask mandate on students and will need to expunge students’ records if they had… Read More

February 18, 2022
Public Education
Kansas transparency bill would require teaching materials to be posted online

Kansas lawmakers rocked the state’s education establishment this past week with a bill that requires all teaching materials to be posted online. SB 393… Read More

February 18, 2022
Public Education
Cooper shifts school mask guidance as lawmakers pass bill allowing parents to opt out

(The Center Square) – As the North Carolina General Assembly voted Thursday to allow parents to opt out of student mask mandates for their children, Gov. Roy Cooper and state… Read More

February 18, 2022
Public Education
Louisiana lawmaker wants to require schools to post class materials online

(The Center Square) – At least one Louisiana lawmaker wants to give parents a better understanding of what their children are learning in school. State Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, has… Read More

February 18, 2022
Public Education
Voters in California and Nebraska approve school board recall elections

(The Center Square) – The San Francisco Unified School District in California and the Giltner school district in Nebraska held recall elections against a total of four school board members on… Read More

February 18, 2022
Public Education
San Francisco school board members recalled for putting political agendas above education

One of the most liberal cities in America recalled three school board members this week for prioritizing “wokeness” over educating children. The election resulted in the… Read More

February 17, 2022
Public Education
Teacher reveals radical “woke” curricula and training, hidden from the public

Video recorded by a concerned California public school teacher reveals alarming training resources and curricula that include racially charged messages, promote Black Lives Matter and “LGBTQIA+” activism, and… Read More

February 17, 2022
Public Education
Illinois ed board removes meeting agenda item for vaccine mandate rule

(The Center Square) – Don’t expect the Illinois State Board of Education to take up a proposed rule requiring the COVID-19 vaccine or testing for school staff. The item was… Read More

February 17, 2022
Public Education
Youngkin signs bill to ban mask mandates in Virginia schools

(The Center Square) – Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin signed legislation Wednesday afternoon that allows parents to opt their children out of public school mask requirements, effectively banning mandates on public… Read More

February 17, 2022
Public Education
Bipartisan legislative committee blocks Pritzker’s emergency mask rule for schools

(The Center Square) – The governor’s latest school mask mandate rule was blocked by the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR). The bipartisan committee of Democratic and Republican lawmakers from… Read More

February 16, 2022
Christian Schools, Homeschools, Public Education
Are Christian-schooled kids sheltered – or is it public school students?

Are Christian-schooled and homeschooled students sheltered from the “real” world – or are they merely being well-prepared to face it? In many ways it’s both, those… Read More

February 16, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Ohio bill would force school curriculum, materials be posted online for parents

(The Center Square) – An Ohio lawmaker wants the state to follow several others across the country and have school districts post their curriculum and instruction materials online to give… Read More

February 16, 2022
Public Education
Two school districts face contempt motion over claims they are violating mask restraining order

(The Center Square) – All of last week, children of plaintiffs in the school mask and exclusion lawsuit weren’t being punished for not wearing a mask. That changed… Read More

February 16, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
State-run pre-K programs may cause long-term harm, studies conclude

As political rhetoric heats up over government-funded pre-K programs, studies suggest that pushing academics too early on children can create unintended long-term consequences. While children from… Read More

February 15, 2022