Public Education
Public Education
Pornographic materials found at Defense Department-funded school libraries

An explosive news report claims Pentagon-supported school libraries contain dozens of books that promote radical gender ideology and explicit pornographic imagery.  Libraries in military middle schools were… Read More

October 28, 2022
Public Education
Michigan Gov. Whitmer’s pandemic school-closure claim heavily scrutinized

(The Center Square) – The negative repercussions of the Michigan school closures include national test scores so low as to prompt state leaders to distance themselves from mandating extended in-person school… Read More

October 28, 2022
Public Education
Rose Hill, Kansas students taught there are five genders in dual credit college course

A Rose Hill high school student who has been taking concurrent (sometimes called “dual credit”) courses at Butler County Community College said he was required to answer a question on… Read More

October 28, 2022
Public Education
School district pulls nearly 100 books from library shelves following parent complaints

(Daily Caller) – A South Carolina school district has removed 97 books from its libraries following complaints of “adult content,” according to WSAV News. A parent of the Beaufort County… Read More

October 28, 2022
Public Education
Cell phone bans in public schools are trending nationwide

(The Center Square) – Seven years ago, the former New York City Schools Chancellor said the city’s decision to lift a ban on cell phones in schools was “common sense.” Last… Read More

October 28, 2022
Public Education
Large Kansas school district to seek additional input before deciding on cameras in the classroom

Cameras won’t be added to Kansas City, Kansas, schools anytime soon, after vocal opposition from some parents and teachers at a meeting Tuesday. The board of education meeting… Read More

October 27, 2022
Public Education
Parental rights remain a concern in Loudoun and other school boards as election nears

(The Center Square) – With local school board elections approaching on Nov. 8, parental rights in education have remained a major point of concern in Loudoun County and other school… Read More

October 27, 2022
Culture, Public Education
WSU professor details COVID school closures impact on students, parents

(The Center Square) – Benjamin Cowan, associate professor at Washington State University’s School of Economic Sciences, delved into the impact COVID-19 school closures have had on children and parents during… Read More

October 27, 2022
Public Education
Five Virginia lab school applications in, many more being developed

(The Center Square) – As the Virginia Department of Education continues to accept applications for planning grants to create lab schools, five applications have been submitted, but many more are… Read More

October 27, 2022
Culture, Opinion, Public Education
Op-ed: School dress codes the latest target of a government agency seeking “equity”

In a stunning example of bureaucratic uselessness, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) takes many pages, and presumably many dollars, to note that while most public schools have dress… Read More

October 26, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Citing safety and fairness, North Carolina school board votes to forfeit future volleyball games against rival after trans opponent injures female player

A North Carolina female volleyball player suffered head and neck injuries during a game when a transgender opponent spiked the ball, hitting the player in the head.  … Read More

October 26, 2022
Public Education
Michigan governor candidates Whitmer, Dixon spar over education, abortion, and more in debate

(The Center Square) – Education, abortion, energy and infrastructure were debated by Michigan gubernatorial candidates Tuesday night in the second of two debates with only a fortnight remaining before Election… Read More

October 26, 2022
Public Education
Nebraska students’ test scores continue their decline, but not as swiftly as some other states

Nebraska 4th and 8th grade students fared better on standardized math and reading tests last year than students in many other states, but celebrating the… Read More

October 26, 2022
Culture, Public Education
DC Public Schools hires controversial consulting company to survey students about their transgender identities

(Daily Caller) – District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) hired a consulting company owned by the U.S. Attorney General’s son-in-law to solicit answers from middle schoolers about their transgender identity,… Read More

October 26, 2022
Public Education
Ohio high school’s ‘radicalism’ class includes lesson on homeless encampments from sex worker

(Daily Caller) – An Ohio high school class dedicated to exposing students to “radical” viewpoints hosted a sex worker to discuss homeless encampments, according to posts from the sex worker’s… Read More

October 25, 2022
Public Education
Nationwide test scores show unprecedented decline in K-12 education due to pandemic policies that kept kids out of classrooms

Pandemic-era shutdowns and virtual learning caused a historic setback in K-12 education, according to new national data released on Monday.  The “Nation’s Report Card”… Read More

October 25, 2022
Public Education
Youngkin urges education reforms after drop in math, reading proficiency

(The Center Square) – Virginia Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin is urging education reforms after data showed a reduction in fourth grade math and reading proficiency scores in the 2022 National… Read More

October 25, 2022
Public Education
Iowa school district becomes second in the state to allow staff to carry guns   

An Iowa school district voted to approve a measure that will allow some teachers and staff to carry firearms on campus, Fox News is reporting. … Read More

October 25, 2022
Public Education
Colorado Proposition FF would give all students a free lunch, but at what cost? 

In two weeks, Colorado voters will cast their ballot on a proposition that effectively raises taxes for some to offer free lunches to all the state’s public school students. Read More

October 25, 2022
Public Education
Latest school shooting leaves at least three dead at magnet school in St. Louis

A school shooting at a St. Louis magnet school Monday morning has killed at least three, including the young gunman, while injuring and traumatizing others. Teacher Jean Kuczka,… Read More

October 24, 2022