Public Education
Public Education
Indiana doubles grants to $10 million for teacher recruitment, retention

(The Center Square) – Indiana schools and community partners will receive more than $10 million in funding to attract and retain educators throughout the state. The Indiana Department of Education… Read More

October 6, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Oregon school board fires unvaccinated teachers amid teacher shortage

(Daily Caller) – An Oregon school board terminated the employment of three unvaccinated teachers on Tuesday amid a statewide teacher shortage. Bend-La Pine School Board in Bend, Oregon, … Read More

October 6, 2022
Public Education
Washington schools superintendent wants $100M to expand dual credit programs

(The Center Square) – Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal said on Wednesday afternoon that his office is proposing a $100 million ask of the state Legislature next… Read More

October 6, 2022
Public Education
Accrediting agency coaches member schools in ‘wokeness,’ not student achievement

(The Sentinel) – The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), with five member institutions in Kansas and six in Kansas City, MO, is targeted by critics for emphasizing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion,… Read More

October 6, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Female volleyball players banned from locker room, being investigated for objecting to changing in front of biological male

Most female volleyball players at a Vermont high school have been banned from using their own locker room over objections to changing with a biological male, WCAX-TV… Read More

October 6, 2022
Courts, Culture, Public Education
Georgia substitute teacher allegedly fired for raising questions as a mom about age-inappropriate book being read to elementary students

A Georgia substitute teacher is suing after being fired for raising questions about depictions of same-sex couples in a picture book included in a library read-aloud to elementary school… Read More

October 5, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
Georgia to receive $38M federal grant to expand charter schools

(The Center Square) — The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a nearly $38.3 million grant to fund the expansion of charter schools throughout Georgia. The money awarded to the… Read More

October 5, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Biden Foundation partnered with organization that touted following kids’ cue on whether to tell parents of gender identity changes

It’s up to teachers whether to tell parents about their children’s changing gender identities, according to an organization that once partnered with the Biden Foundation. “Whether or not… Read More

October 4, 2022
Public Education
Whitmer administration to hire ‘sexual orientation’ and ‘expression’ consultant for foster kids

(Daily Caller) – The administration of Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proposed a contract for a child foster care consultant on gender identity and sexual orientation, according to documents made… Read More

October 4, 2022
Public Education
Report: New York has increased education spending, still needs accountability

(The Center Square) – A study by a nonpartisan watchdog group released Monday found that education spending has risen substantially in New York in recent years and that the state still… Read More

October 4, 2022
Courts, Public Education
Female high school athletes still fighting Connecticut’s ‘unfair’ policy allowing biological males in girls’ sports

Female athletes are continuing their pushback against Connecticut’s policy allowing biological males to compete against them in high school sports.  Track athletes Selina Soule, Alanna Smith, Chelsea… Read More

October 4, 2022
Public Education
Report: Massachusetts ups school funding amid enrollment decline

(The Center Square) – Massachusetts increased its per-pupil funding 26% over the course of an 18-year period, even as fewer students were occupying classroom desks, according to a recently published… Read More

October 3, 2022
Public Education
Major government unions lose over 200K members

(The Center Square) – The top four public labor unions in the U.S. lost hundreds of thousands of members since a 2018 Supreme Court case that ruled government employees could… Read More

October 3, 2022
Public Education
Parents say their son’s school tricked him into taking a U.S. history class based on radical CRT theory 

Parents allege their son was tricked by his school into taking a U.S. History class that is based on radical left-wing Critical Race Theory, according to a… Read More

September 30, 2022
Public Education
Colorado school board proposes toolkit suggesting educators hide student transitions from parents

(Daily Caller) – A Colorado school board proposed a “gender expansive” toolkit that directs educators on how to address transgender and non-binary students, including keeping gender transitions a secret from… Read More

September 30, 2022
Public Education
Wisconsin test scores show slight bump in math, drop-off in reading

(The Center Square) – The latest snapshot of Wisconsin schools shows that kids are still not back to where they were before the coronavirus closed some schools for more than… Read More

September 30, 2022
Public Education
Kansans give the public school system a ‘C’; biggest concern is ‘indoctrination’

(The Sentinel) – Not quite a year ago, Kansans gave the public school system in their district a pre-pandemic grade of ‘B’ (GPA 2.8) in a statewide public opinion… Read More

September 30, 2022
Public Education
Whistleblower leaks guidebook showing ‘radical gender theory’ curriculum in San Francisco school district 

A California school district released a guidebook urging teachers to keep quiet about student “gender transitions” and to affirm the preferred pronoun “it” as part of its radical gender… Read More

September 29, 2022
Public Education
Virginia governor defends draft policies on gender, emphasizes parental rights 

Gov. Glenn Youngkin is defending his draft education policies that make Virginian parents the primary decision-makers for their kids, especially regarding gender issues.  The governor’s proposed “2022… Read More

September 29, 2022
Public Education
Third KC teacher in 2 weeks charged with sex crimes involving students and minors 

Does the public school system have a serious child sex abuse problem? Some experts and lawmakers say yes.  In Kansas City alone, three area teachers have been… Read More

September 29, 2022