Public Education
Culture, Public Education
Vermont school suspends father of female volleyball player who spoke out against transgender policy

Video screenshot (source) Already under fire for banning female volleyball players from using their own locker room after speaking out against changing with a biological male,… Read More

October 24, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Here are the states that are rejecting mandatory COVID-19 shots for kids

(Daily Caller) – As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) voted to add the COVID-19 vaccine to children’s recommended list of vaccines for pediatricians, many states are rejecting… Read More

October 24, 2022
Public Education
Enforcing new transgender school policies could be a bumpy road in VA

(The Center Square) – Although the Virginia Department of Education unveiled new guidelines on transgender issues they say give power back to parents, enforcing those rules in school districts could… Read More

October 24, 2022
Public Education
Minnesota spending $900,000 to encourage kids to go outside

(The Center Square) – Minnesota is distributing the second half of $900,000 from its general fund and an account of the Game and Fish Fund to encourage children to experience… Read More

October 24, 2022
Public Education
2022 pay increases for some school administrators dwarf teacher pay in Kansas

(The Sentinel) – The average teacher pay increased by 4.3% (contracted base salary) in the 2022 school year, but some administrators received much larger increases. Wichita Superintendent Alicia Thompson got… Read More

October 24, 2022
Public Education
Washington state schools superintendent wants billions for teacher retention, recruitment

(The Center Square) – Washington state’s Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction will ask the state Legislature for $3.15 billion for the 2023-25 biennium and $3.7 billion for the 2025-27… Read More

October 21, 2022
Public Education
Oklahoma will not add COVID-19 vaccine requirement for schools

(The Center Square) – Oklahoma will not add the COVID-19 vaccine to the list of shots required for children before they attend school, state officials said Thursday. The Oklahoma Legislature… Read More

October 21, 2022
Public Education
Florida board of education policy can revoke teachers’ licenses for teaching gender identity to 5-year-olds

(Daily Caller) – The Florida Board of Education unanimously approved a series of policies Wednesday, including one that disciplines teachers who teach gender identity or sexual orientation to 5-year-olds. Under… Read More

October 21, 2022
Public Education
Virginia superintendent wants to further delay history, science revisions

(The Center Square) – Revisions to Virginia’s history and science standards in the public school system could be delayed further following a request from Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow. Read More

October 21, 2022
Public Education
Georgia creates Civics Education Commission to improve K-12 civics curriculum

Proclaiming October “Civics Awareness Month” in Georgia, Gov. Brian Kemp announced the members of the newly created Georgia Commision on Civics Education. The group is… Read More

October 21, 2022
Public Education
Parents group blames Colorado school district leadership for 25% staff turnover

A Colorado school district has been losing its teachers at an alarming rate due to the toxic culture created by its leadership, a local parents group says. Stand… Read More

October 20, 2022
Public Education
Proposed rule seeks to protect Missouri children from explicit material without book banning

A top Missouri official has proposed a new rule to protect children and youth from inappropriate materials in state-funded libraries.  Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s… Read More

October 20, 2022
Public Education
Florissant elementary school and Army Corps of Engineers face backlash for mishandling ‘unacceptably high’ radioactive waste level

A St. Louis-area elementary school and the Army Corps of Engineers are under fire for their handling of “unacceptably high” levels of radioactive waste detected at the school. During the… Read More

October 20, 2022
Public Education
‘This is truly about the kids’: parents challenging explicit content in schools respond to ‘book banners’ label

(Daily Caller) – Parents challenging books in school districts are being deemed “book banners,” but they respond that it’s not about banning the books but rather giving parents the right… Read More

October 20, 2022
Public Education
Lansing Public Schools plans $19M of COVID relief for air conditioners

(The Center Square) – How does a district of 10,000 students recover from a pandemic that disrupted learning for longer than a year? Lansing School District received more than $100… Read More

October 20, 2022
Culture, Public Education
CDC may add COVID vaccine to list of required childhood vaccines despite ‘no clinical data’

In an unprecedented move the CDC is expected to add the COVID-19 vaccine to the mandated child immunization schedule – despite a lack of clinical data, a respected doctor… Read More

October 19, 2022
Courts, Public Education
Nebraska school district sues another for alleged misallocation of millions due to ‘bad math’

One Nebraska school district is suing another in an attempt to expedite recovery of millions of dollars in misallocated property tax funds.  Auditors discovered that the wrong… Read More

October 19, 2022
Courts, Public Education
Parents sue Missouri school and staff members charged with shocking abuse of their autistic child

Parents of an autistic student are suing their child’s former school and some staff members in response to an alleged assault. The 13-year-old child was allegedly assaulted in… Read More

October 19, 2022
Public Education
College won’t place student teachers at schools that ban CRT

(Daily Caller) – A California university said it will stop sending student teachers to a school district that banned the teaching of Critical Race Theory (CRT), according to a statement… Read More

October 19, 2022
Public Education
Teachers in two Massachusetts districts strike, despite offer of biggest pay raise in 20 years

Classes in two Massachusetts cities were canceled Monday due to a teachers’ strike, even though those teachers were offered what would be their biggest raise in 20 years. Read More

October 19, 2022