Public Education
Public Education
New Hampshire teacher fired for lying to sneak student to abortion clinic behind parents’ backs

A New Hampshire teacher has been fired after it was revealed she secretly took a special education student to an abortion clinic. The teacher, who has not been named, was… Read More

June 25, 2024
Public Education
San Francisco schools let students change name, pronouns without parents’ knowledge or consent

(The Daily Signal) – The San Francisco public schools allow students to change their preferred name and pronouns at school without the knowledge or consent of their parents. Read More

June 25, 2024
Public Education
School bus mechanic warns of ‘economic disaster’ in deploying electric buses nationwide

In the rush to replace diesel school buses with electric ones, the U.S. educational system is financially endangering future generations, says a school bus mechanic in Colorado. “Electric is just… Read More

June 25, 2024
Public Education
National school choice group celebrates 1M students in choice programs

Over a million students are now participating in school choice programs nationwide. EdChoice, an education freedom advocacy group, celebrated the milestone in an announcement on Wednesday. Read More

June 25, 2024
Public Education
Portland teachers’ union backs off anti-Israel advocacy amid backlash

The Portland Association of Teachers (PAT) has removed several controversial documents promoting anti-Israel views from its website in response to community pushback. One document the Portland,… Read More

June 25, 2024
Public Education
New Mexico reports worsening chronic absenteeism despite multi-million-dollar investments

New Mexico has one of the highest rates of chronic absenteeism in the country.  According to a new report to the state’s… Read More

June 24, 2024
Public Education
Virginia school board aide, mother says proposed policy aims to shut her up about her conservative views 

The Loudoun County, Virginia school board wants to “stifle” its aides from speaking critically against the board and district, one employee says. At its recent meeting, the Loudoun County… Read More

June 24, 2024
Public Education
School district evaluates parent knowledge of child’s transition

(The Daily Signal) – A Colorado school district uses a form asking staff whether a student’s parents know their child identifies as transgender and support that decision. St. Vrain… Read More

June 21, 2024
Public Education
Illinois school board spends $40K on restorative justice after teachers complain of student violence

Illinois’ Springfield Public Schools (SPS) board voted unanimously on Monday to allocate $40,000 to train educators in “restorative” practices amid a surge in violence, despite using… Read More

June 21, 2024
Public Education
Budget conundrum in public education caused by enrollment declines in big cities

Public school enrollment is decreasing in America’s largest cities, but spending and staffing rates have continued to grow. A new report from the Manhattan Institute compiled… Read More

June 21, 2024
Public Education
Louisiana becomes first state to require public schools display Ten Commandments

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Louisiana is set to become the first state to mandate the display of the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms under a bill signed into… Read More

June 20, 2024
Public Education
Milwaukee Public School reforms must include choice expansion, says advocate

(The Center Square) – The head of Wisconsin’s largest school choice group says the recent troubles at Milwaukee Public Schools both show the need for school choice and is the perfect… Read More

June 20, 2024
Public Education
Teachers’ union boss claims conservatives are against black literacy; data disagrees

The Chicago teachers’ union boss has stumbled into a firestorm for claiming conservatives don’t want black children to learn how to read. Stacey Davis Gates made… Read More

June 20, 2024
Public Education
Political posters and banners from Dem party allegedly displayed in Iowa high school

Pictures posted online appear to show a public school in Iowa has anti-school choice and pro-abortion posters on display, some of which are from the state’s Democratic Party. Mateo Portelli,… Read More

June 20, 2024
Public Education
Track coach says he was fired over his concerns about transgender athletes

The track and field coach at an Oregon high school alleges he was fired after he sent letters expressing concern about biological males competing against girls. John Parks, who was… Read More

June 20, 2024
Public Education
Colorado school board pumps brakes on pro-trans policies after community outcry

The Douglas County School Board in Colorado has opted to postpone action on new pro-transgender policies after pushback from parents and community advocates. Prior to the… Read More

June 20, 2024
Public Education
‘Pass the trash’: California school district faces lawsuit over handling of sexual abuse case

Eleven victims have filed a civil lawsuit against a California school district alleging it covered up multiple sexual harassment complaints against a former teacher. The lawsuit, filed… Read More

June 19, 2024
Public Education
Foreign aid, student loan forgiveness behind massive increase in deficit estimate, CBO says

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – America’s debt is growing faster than previously expected, largely due to actions taken by the Biden administration and recent legislation, according to the Congressional Budget… Read More

June 19, 2024
Public Education
NC college scholarship program expecting 120,000 applications

(The Center Square) – An estimated 120,000 North Carolina students are expected to apply for a state college scholarship program for students in families with incomes of $80,000 or less,… Read More

June 19, 2024
Public Education
School choice is a civil rights issue, says Condoleezza Rice  

Condoleezza Rice was once the highest-ranking woman in the U.S. government. Now, the issue closest to her heart is one often left out of the national conversation: school choice.   In… Read More

June 19, 2024