Public Education
Public Education
Drag queen teacher resigns after admitting covert student contact

A teacher and drag queen performer in Alabama has resigned from teaching after facing widespread public condemnation for expressing his desire to discuss gender and sexuality… Read More

July 16, 2024
Public Education
Employment of non-teachers rose since 2015 in Kansas while outcomes and enrollment decline

(The Sentinel) – The hiring of non-teachers (administrators and all other employees who are not teachers) has continued an upward trend in Kansas for the past decade in spite of… Read More

July 15, 2024
Public Education
GOP education platform promises more state-led K-12 options for parents, children

The Republican National Convention gets underway Monday, and the GOP has a fresh, simplified K-12 education platform aimed at giving more control to states and parents. Read More

July 15, 2024
Public Education
California school district helps students hide gender identity from parents

(The Daily Signal) – A Southern California school district trains counselors to help students hide their transgender identity from their concerned parents, according to documents obtained by… Read More

July 15, 2024
Public Education
Rochester Public Schools abolishes pandemic-era ‘equitable’ grading

(The Center Square) – A Minnesota school district is finally giving its students back the freedom to fail. Rochester Public Schools implemented a “no credit” grading policy in 2020, in… Read More

July 12, 2024
Public Education
Reform, challenges ahead for public higher ed system in Wisconsin

(The Center Square) – Declining high school graduates in the state, flat or decreasing enrollment, and reliance on student tuition dollars are chief concerns for a study committee on the… Read More

July 12, 2024
Public Education
Leftist takeover of Pennsylvania school district results in conflict, upheaval

The takeover of a county school district in Pennsylvania by a group of hard-leftists has sent the district reeling with corruption and insider dealing, opponents have charged. Two Republican members… Read More

July 12, 2024
Public Education
Seattle’s $4.5M investment sees slight uptick in student mental health

(The Center Square) – A presentation by the Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning indicates slight improvements in youth mental health following an infusion of millions of dollars to… Read More

July 12, 2024
Public Education
Missouri AG announces investigation of St. Joseph, Missouri school district over ‘disturbing’ allegations

The St. Joseph School District is actively being investigated by the Missouri attorney general over allegations first reported by The Lion. Those allegations include violations of Missouri Sunshine Law related… Read More

July 11, 2024
Public Education
New York just let teachers unions off the hook for failing public schools

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – New York Gov. Kathy Hochul recently repealed a key law that required schools to consider overall student performance when evaluating teachers, marking a significant win… Read More

July 11, 2024
Public Education
Pentagon schools encouraged students to be left-wing activists, pushed DEI on kids and teachers, docs show

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Teachers at Pentagon schools promoted materials that train students to be social justice activists and pushed diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) on teachers, according to… Read More

July 11, 2024
Public Education
Washington school district cuts 268 personnel amid budget crisis

(The Center Square) – The Moses Lake School District in Washington is cutting an additional 55 positions amid its roughly $20 million budget shortfall, bringing the total number of people who… Read More

July 11, 2024
Public Education
Critics blast the nation’s largest labor union for putting politics before academics

Amid criticism that public schools are failing to educate students, their teachers’ unions seem focused on politics more than the classroom, critics say. “If you had any doubts about the… Read More

July 11, 2024
Public Education
US public school closures rise as enrollment continues to decline

Public school districts nationwide are closing some schools permanently as they grapple with declining enrollment based on demographic changes and the explosion of interest in alternative education. School district staff… Read More

July 11, 2024
Public Education
‘Win all the things!’ Teachers’ union president speech is all about activism, not education

At the National Education Association convention, union president Becky Pringle spent half an hour raving about politics and social justice – with hardly a word on the issues facing everyday… Read More

July 10, 2024
Public Education
Pennsylvania Senate OKs parental notice for weapons found at school despite Dem opposition

A Pennsylvania state Senator told a radio host that approval of a measure to notify parents when weapons are illicitly brought to school was opposed by some school districts as… Read More

July 10, 2024
Public Education
Philadelphia schools to spend $41.5M on green buses

(The Center Square) – The School District of Philadelphia will spend $41.5 million replacing older diesel buses with alternative energy school buses, infrastructure and equipment. The new contract will allow… Read More

July 10, 2024
Public Education
Virginia school board approves co-ed sex classes despite public opposition

Over parents’ objections Fairfax County Public Schools is planning for sex education to be co-ed in upper elementary and middle-school classes starting this fall. The Virginia school district is piloting… Read More

July 10, 2024
Public Education
Illinois schools to receive taxpayer dollars for special education referrals

(The Center Square) – A new law allows Illinois school districts to get reimbursed with taxpayer money for sending their troubled students to both public and private special education programs. Read More

July 10, 2024
Public Education
Executive order paves way for cellphone-free schools in Virginia

(The Center Square) – Virginia is joining a growing number of states seeking to limit cellphone usage in public schools. Gov. Glenn Youngkin issued Executive Order 33 on Tuesday, which… Read More

July 10, 2024