Public Education
Public Education
Disadvantaged Kentucky students appear stuck in failing system, state report card reveals

Despite spending nearly $12 billion dollars – over $18,000 per student – last year, most students in Kentucky public schools are failing to pass muster. Overall, just 47% of elementary… Read More

May 30, 2024
Public Education
Biden admin pumps $900 million into green school buses as America’s students continue to struggle

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The Biden administration announced it is handing out $900 million to pay for green school buses, while American public school students continue to perform poorly in… Read More

May 30, 2024
Public Education
‘No, this isn’t an SNL skit’: Biological male takes 3rd at Connecticut state championships in girls’ shot put 

A biological male beat several female competitors to advance to Connecticut’s track and field state championships in the girls’ shot put event where he placed 3rd.  Rose McNaughton, a 6’3”… Read More

May 30, 2024
Public Education
Milwaukee Public Schools’ funding at risk again due to missing reports

(The Center Square) – Milwaukee Public Schools is facing a second possible funding suspension, this time over missing state financial reports. MPS Superintendent Keith Posley said Wisconsin’s Department of Public Instruction… Read More

May 30, 2024
Public Education
These state groups are redefining what it means to be a school board member

(Chalkboard News) – As school board candidates run and win on more conservative-leaning platforms promising public school reforms, alternatives to traditional school board member associations have launched in states like… Read More

May 29, 2024
Public Education
Missouri high school faces scrutiny over gender ideology survey

(The Daily Signal) – A Missouri high school instructed students in a health class to complete a survey asking if they understood “the difference between sex assigned at birth and gender.”… Read More

May 29, 2024
Public Education
State audit finds questionable spending by Florida school district

(The Center Square) – A recent Marion County School District audit uncovered several issues, including millions of dollars in questionable costs. The Florida Auditor General found that the district, despite… Read More

May 29, 2024
Public Education
San Diego school hosts drag queen and LGBT-activist theatre group promoting legal name changes for trans students

A San Diego public school is under fire for allegedly hiring a drag queen activist and encouraging students to legally change their names and pronouns at an event. Libs of… Read More

May 29, 2024
Public Education
Mississippi school district upholds dress code policy based on biological sex amid federal complaint

A Mississippi school district’s decision to enforce its dress code, which requires students to dress according to their biological sex, has led to a federal complaint from a district mother. Read More

May 28, 2024
Public Education
Arizona teacher retires at 35, citing students’ addiction to their phones

A teacher in the Tucson Unified School District told the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) he’s retiring, frustrated by students who are unmotivated and simply play on… Read More

May 28, 2024
Public Education
‘Teachers are tired of being a piggy bank’: Florida educators will vote for new representation

The battle between rival teachers’ unions is heating up in Florida, where local educators will have the final say. Florida’s Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) announced on May 14 that… Read More

May 28, 2024
Public Education
Colorado school district reaches settlement on translation services for students

(The Center Square) – A Colorado school district will take actions to overcome language barriers with non-English speaking students and parents under a settlement reached with the Department of Justice. Read More

May 28, 2024
Public Education
Ohio school board member resigns over colleagues’ fealty to administrators; experts say it’s a nationwide problem 

A Ohio school board member has resigned out of frustration with the district’s policies and curriculum – as well as with her colleagues’ apparent unwillingness to stand up to them. Read More

May 28, 2024
Public Education
‘Do as I say, not as I do’: What do public school teachers know that parents don’t? 

On their face, public school teachers and members of Congress don’t have much in common. But they share at least one surprising characteristic.  Both send their children to private schools… Read More

May 24, 2024
Public Education
Exclusive: District that suspended student for using term ‘illegal alien’ fails to provide docs to parents org

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A North Carolina school district that suspended a student for using the term “illegal alien” failed to provide all public records pertaining to the incident… Read More

May 24, 2024
Public Education
‘Free, free Palestine’: Harvard graduates stage walkout during commencement

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Graduates from Harvard University staged a walkout Thursday during the commencement ceremony, The Associated Press (AP) reported. Hundreds of students at Harvard University participated in… Read More

May 24, 2024
Public Education
Diversity policy changed for 17-campus UNC System

(The Center Square) – Overwhelming approval has been given to change a diversity policy in the UNC System to “ensure equality of all persons and viewpoints.” Sonja Phillips Nichols and… Read More

May 24, 2024
Public Education
Emails show Seattle Public Schools offer hormone therapy, surgeries to minors  

A healthcare organization operating within Seattle Public Schools is providing “gender-affirming” hormones to children.   Emails obtained by The Daily Wire revealed Neighborcare Health, which runs clinics… Read More

May 24, 2024
Public Education
Major public university system reportedly shelling out tens of millions on DEI-related staffers

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The University of North Carolina (UNC) system spent roughly $70 million paying employees working on its diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) programs, according to a report… Read More

May 22, 2024
Public Education
Michigan school district erases terms such as ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ in the name of inclusivity, asks staff not to talk about it to media 

A Michigan public school district administrator instructed staff in an email not to use gendered terms such as “boy” or “girl” when referring to students. Kara Davis, the executive director… Read More

May 22, 2024