Public Education
Public Education
University of Texas lays off dozens of diversity, equity and inclusion staff to comply with red state crackdown

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) will lay off dozens of staff with diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) portfolios in compliance with a new… Read More

April 4, 2024
Public Education
Kansas school district refuses to answer questions about alleged ‘murder list’

(The Sentinel) – More than a year after an alleged “incident” involving an alleged “murder list” at Wolf Springs Elementary School in Kansas, questions remain about the… Read More

April 4, 2024
Public Education
Missouri state Rep. Gragg confirms Springfield Public Schools student ‘kidnapping’ allegations

Missouri state Rep. Jamie Gragg confirmed to The Lion the allegation by a Springfield Public Schools (SPS) whistleblower of a “kidnapping” of a gender-dysphoric student by two teachers was substantially… Read More

April 3, 2024
Public Education
Democrat Gov. Maura Healy promotes commonsense education policies despite teachers’ union pushback

Massachusetts Democratic Gov. Maura Healy is promoting commonsense education reforms, despite pressure from the state’s teachers’ union to do otherwise. In a recent interview, Healy highlighted two areas – literacy… Read More

April 3, 2024
Public Education
Sarah Huckabee Sanders announces major expansion of school choice options for children of veterans, first responders

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Republican Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders of Arkansas announced Monday that the state Department of Education was expanding its education savings program to include veteran and… Read More

April 3, 2024
Public Education
Illinois superintendent faces backlash over handling of sexual abuse allegations 

An Illinois school board has placed the superintendent of Fenton Community High School District 100 in Bensenville on administrative leave over his handling of sexual abuse allegations.   During a… Read More

April 3, 2024
Public Education
‘How far we’ve fallen’: Board member of SC charter school talks about current state of public education

(The Center Square) – When Tom Drummond looks at the 1895 eighth-grade final exam from Selina, Kansas, he wonders how many people today could pass it. “I don’t believe there… Read More

April 2, 2024
Public Education
North Carolina’s school choice program full

Tens of thousands of North Carolina families have jumped at the chance to receive school choice scholarships, despite open hostility from the governor about the program. In fact, the state… Read More

April 2, 2024
Public Education
Report: Parents seek fake mental health labels to boost children’s scores on standardized tests for Ivy League schools

Teens attending elite prep schools are being allowed to have extra time to complete SAT and ACT admission tests, with the help of fake mental health diagnoses.  At least that’s… Read More

April 2, 2024
Public Education
Oklahoma establishes new ‘Office of School Choice’

The Oklahoma Department of Education is establishing a new “Office of School Choice,” State Superintendent Ryan Walters announced at a Board of Education meeting. The goal,… Read More

April 2, 2024
Public Education
Kindergarten curriculum teaches 4-year-olds about HIV/AIDS, gender identity

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The curriculum at New York City public schools teaches students as young as 4 years old about sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and gender identity, according… Read More

April 1, 2024
Public Education
Tennessee’s 2022-23 report card reveals mediocre outcomes

The Tennessee Department of Education has released its 2022-23 report card, detailing the mediocre outcomes of public education. “The updated State Report Card shares powerful data about Tennessee’s public schools… Read More

April 1, 2024
Public Education
‘The teacher Fox News warns you about’: Parents demand end to covert LGBT club in California elementary school

California parents were furious when they discovered their elementary school was secretly hosting a pro-LGBT club – and hiding it from parents. The parents, represented by the National Center for… Read More

April 1, 2024
Public Education
California DEI-math guru behind lower standards faces yet another ‘misconduct’ complaint

A university professor, who has led the charge for DEI-inspired lowering of math standards, has been accused of research misconduct in a complaint. It’s the latest in a series of… Read More

April 1, 2024
Public Education
‘Hidden spy camera’: Arizona high school teacher allegedly recorded students changing clothes

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A high school teacher in Glendale, Arizona, stands accused of installing numerous hidden cameras on campus grounds to record students in changing rooms and putting… Read More

March 28, 2024
Public Education
Illinois university nursing program gets ‘racial healing’ grant for DEI curriculum

(The Center Square) – Elmhurst University will hire a “diversity, equity, and inclusion” consultant to revise its nursing program. The $25,000 “racial healing” grant from Illinois will “help the department ensure… Read More

March 28, 2024
Public Education
‘Bring it on’: School board president challenges parents concerned over gender policy changes

(The Daily Signal) – An Arizona school board has taken a combative approach toward parents concerned over proposed curriculum or policies focused on sex education and transgenderism. These proposed changes described… Read More

March 27, 2024
Public Education
Exclusive: Springfield Public Schools insider alleges ‘kidnapping’ of trans student; SPS waffles

A whistleblower at Springfield Public Schools (SPS) says two teachers took a gender dysphoric student home with them without parental permission after the student expressed a desire to transition to… Read More

March 27, 2024
Public Education
Arizona Board of Education rejects proposed restrictions on ESA program

The Arizona state school board rejected proposed updates to the state’s universal school choice program, which would have restricted parents’ freedoms. During its annual review of… Read More

March 27, 2024
Public Education
Ohio-based program offers Bible lessons to public school students who opt in

An Ohio-based religious instruction program is bringing the Bible to public school students during school hours in what is called released time instruction. LifeWise Academy, launched in 2018, says it… Read More

March 26, 2024