Public Education
Public Education
NYC’s proposed billion-dollar budget increase ignores dropping enrollment and taxpayer burden

With federal pandemic relief funds set to expire, the New York City education establishment is scrambling to fill the gaps with billion-dollar increases to local and state aid. “We inherited… Read More

May 22, 2024
Public Education
Wisconsin mom: High school students assaulted my 10-year-old at elementary school

A Wisconsin mother has filed a police report after her 10-year-old son was allegedly assaulted by high schoolers at his public school. The mother, who told local media she wanted… Read More

May 21, 2024
Public Education
Ohio school system faces $90M deficit from COVID-19 spending

(The Center Square) – Continued hiring and millions in building projects pushed an Ohio public school system to a financial cliff, including a projected $90 million deficit by 2028, state Auditor… Read More

May 21, 2024
Public Education
Superintendent: Educators have ‘professional obligation to protect students from lewd and vulgar materials’

In a powerful school board meeting speech, the superintendent of Georgia’s Cobb County Schools said educators who provide sexually explicit materials to children should not be in the classroom. “Anyone… Read More

May 21, 2024
Public Education
Plan to replace SROs with restorative justice faces backlash at Chicago Public Schools

Chicago Public Schools unveiled a new safety plan aimed at replacing school resource officers (SROs) with restorative justice practices, but some question whether the move actually makes school safer. The… Read More

May 20, 2024
Public Education
Teachers union boots school counselor who questioned gender policies: Report

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A teachers’ union in Minnesota expelled an elementary school counselor who expressed concerns about her district’s trans-identified students’ policy, The Christian Post reported Saturday. The … Read More

May 20, 2024
Public Education
Over 85,000 students waiting to enroll in North Carolina charter schools

Thousands of North Carolina families are clamoring for coveted spots at charter schools, a new state report revealed. The report, compiled for the Legislature by the… Read More

May 20, 2024
Public Education
Education officials at the top of the 2023 Kansas pension ‘millionaires’ list

(The Sentinel) – Data provided by the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System shows that Kansas has 4,375 KPERS ‘millionaires’ – state and local government retirees who will collect at least… Read More

May 20, 2024
Public Education
Republican candidate running to be North Dakota’s top education official puts Christian values at the center

Jim Bartlett wants to see the reintroduction of Christian values and the Ten Commandments in North Dakota public schools. “The whole school system right now – it’s been this way… Read More

May 17, 2024
Public Education
Parents are winning education revolution with school choice, Corey DeAngelis says

(The Daily Signal) – There’s a war being waged for America’s elementary, middle, and high school students. But the leftist agenda-driven campaign that began behind the closed doors of teachers… Read More

May 17, 2024
Public Education
Universities continue to slash DEI programs, re-routing funding amid anti-Israel campus protests 

The University of North Carolina (UNC), Chapel Hill has become the latest in a wave of higher education institutions gutting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives… Read More

May 17, 2024
Opinion, Public Education
Educational freedom: The overlooked answer to chronic absenteeism

(The Daily Signal) – Schools across the country are struggling to get students to show up reliably. The best estimates suggest more than 1 in 4 American students are… Read More

May 17, 2024
Public Education
Indiana AG tells colleges to protect Jewish students or risk federal funds

(The Center Square) – Citing several protests of Israel’s strikes against Hamas in Gaza that have taken place at colleges across Indiana, state Attorney General Todd Rokita reminded higher education… Read More

May 17, 2024
Public Education
Colorado middle school requires teachers to show LGBTQ+ ‘Day of Silence’ video to students

(The Daily Signal) – A middle school in Colorado set time aside for all students and staff to participate in a daylong LGBTQ+ celebration, encouraging students to watch a promotional… Read More

May 17, 2024
Public Education
Florida school board adopts library policy to comply with 2022 state law

A Florida school board has approved a new library and media policy requiring parental consent for students to check out books containing inappropriate content, such as profanity, violence, sexual content and… Read More

May 16, 2024
Public Education
Father calls out California school for having 5th graders discuss pro-trans book with kindergarteners

A California father has taken to social media to speak out against La Costa Heights Elementary School, where his 5th grade class had to discuss a… Read More

May 16, 2024
Public Education
‘Prioritizing the perpetrator over the classroom’: Parents group warns nearly 500 school districts nationwide use ‘restorative justice’

School violence is on the rise, and one parent group is blaming restorative justice policies for the widespread brutality. Parents Defending Education (PDE) released a list… Read More

May 16, 2024
Public Education
California University puts president on leave after caving to anti-Israel protesters’ demands

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – California State University (CSU) put Sonoma State University (SSU) President Mike Lee on leave after he sent a campus memo signaling an agreement with pro-Palestinian… Read More

May 16, 2024
Public Education
America’s annual K-12 spending nears $1 trillion

The nation’s public education spending continues to rise, yet students continue to struggle with academic basics post-pandemic. The Institute of Education Sciences, the research arm of the U.S. Department of… Read More

May 15, 2024
Public Education
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill trustees vote to cut DEI programs, redirect funds to campus police

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees unanimously voted Monday morning to cut Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) programs and… Read More

May 14, 2024