Public Education
Public Education
Rhode Island voters to decide three bond measures totaling $400 million in November

(The Center Square) – On Nov. 8, voters in Rhode Island will be deciding on three bond measures totaling $400 million. Question 1 would issue $100 million in bonds for… Read More

October 18, 2022
Public Education
Utah governor wants to ban cell phones from classrooms

(The Center Square) – Utah Gov. Spencer Cox proposed what he called “common sense” solutions for reducing the harmful effects of social media on children. The first proposal is removing… Read More

October 18, 2022
Culture, Public Education
California mom lampoons school board in viral video for planning and promoting a ‘family-friendly’ Halloween drag show

A San Diego mom ridiculed school board officials over their promotion of a drag show for Halloween billed as a “queerfest.” In a viral video… Read More

October 18, 2022
Public Education
Delaware to give DSHS $1M for school maps in safety effort

(The Center Square) – Bolstering school security is part of a new initiative in Delaware. The state’s Emergency Management Agency announced Monday morning that nearly $1 million will… Read More

October 17, 2022
Opinion, Public Education
Model bills promise to rein in the radical ideologues in charge of training teachers

Three model legislative bills intended for state legislatures would hamper the use of teacher licensing power as a cudgel to enforce ideological conformity.   The example legislation, drafted… Read More

October 17, 2022
Courts, Public Education
‘School’s just not safe for him’: Special-needs student’s parents bring suit against district after years of bullying

A Colorado family is suing their school district for its alleged failure to protect their special-needs child from bullying, including being hit 27 times in the head while being… Read More

October 17, 2022
Culture, Public Education
California teacher fired allegedly for refusing to read LGBT books to five-year-olds

(Daily Caller) – A California teacher was terminated from her position allegedly because she refused to read books about same-sex marriage to students aged one to five years old, according… Read More

October 17, 2022
Public Education
Celebrity drag queen serves as crossing guard for Denver students to promote safety

(Daily Caller) – A Denver school featured a drag queen as a crossing guard in celebration of National Walk and Bike to School Day, according to school social media posts. Read More

October 17, 2022
Public Education
Loudoun County parents speak on transgender policy at school board meeting

(The Center Square) – Some Loudoun County parents are urging the school board to adopt the new transgender guidance issued by the Virginia Department of Education, but others want the… Read More

October 14, 2022
Public Education
South Dakota’s school report card shows drop in attendance

(The Center Square) – The South Dakota Department of Education’s 2021-2022 school report card shows a drop in attendance from prior years while graduation rates… Read More

October 14, 2022
Culture, Public Education
CDC director’s only meeting with ‘parents’ on school reopening was actually with left-wing activists, new documents reveal

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Rochelle Walensky met with “parents” only once prior to releasing school reopening guidance last year. But even that one meeting appears to have… Read More

October 14, 2022
Public Education
Rhode Island public education system in “crisis,” says public policy group

Rhode Island public schools are in trouble according to a report citing drops in attendance and declining standardized test scores. On Thursday, public policy research organization Rhode Island… Read More

October 13, 2022
Public Education
Schools spending federal relief money on employee bonuses

(The Center Square) – School districts across the country are spending federal COVID-19 relief money on bonuses to employees saying their employees earned it for their work during the pandemic. Read More

October 13, 2022
Public Education
‘Parents are sick of it’: Michigan mom slams school board for silencing parents

(Daily Caller) – A Michigan mom blasted the Dearborn school board for recessing a meeting during a Wednesday morning appearance on Fox News, claiming they tried to silence parents after… Read More

October 13, 2022
Public Education
School district’s sex ed curriculum features ‘Genderbread Person’ to teach kids about being trans

(Daily Caller) – A Rhode Island school district sexual education curriculum features a “genderbread person” to teach children about gender identity, according to documents obtained by the Daily Caller News… Read More

October 13, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Wisconsin school district requires parental consent for name, pronoun changes following backlash

(Daily Caller) – A Wisconsin school board approved a policy Monday that requires students to receive authorization from a parent for pronoun changes at school. The Rice Lake School Board… Read More

October 12, 2022
Public Education
Some Fairfax parents celebrate VDOE transgender policy changes that respect parental authority

(The Center Square) – New guidance from the Virginia Department of Education that will divert authority on transgender issues back to parents and require students to use bathrooms that correspond… Read More

October 12, 2022
Public Education
Michigan schools boost online, in-person security

(The Center Square) – After a shooter killed four students at Oxford Community Schools in November 2021, Michigan schools are activating surveillance software and boosting security. OCS spent $145,122 on… Read More

October 12, 2022
Public Education
Contentious school board meeting over sexually explicit books ended by fire marshal, but was overcrowding the real reason?

A large group of parents protesting sexually explicit books in the district’s libraries prompted the fire marshal to suspend a Michigan school board meeting Monday. But was overcrowding the… Read More

October 11, 2022
Public Education
U.S. State Department pushes ‘gender transition’ for kids as states consider bans

(The Center Square) – The U.S. State Department’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Strategic Plan has sparked controversy for including taxpayer-funded “gender transition care” for employees and their… Read More

October 11, 2022