Search results for “pandemic policies”
Public Education
California bill would mandate COVID-19 vaccine for K-12 schools, ban personal exemptions

(Madison Hirneisen | The Center Square) – All medically-eligible California students would be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine to attend in-person learning without the option for a personal belief… Read More

January 25, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
Record-breaking fundraising highlights importance of parents in 2022 elections

With the primary election still five months away, a Republican candidate for South Carolina Superintendent of Education is already smashing fundraising records. In the first six weeks of… Read More

January 14, 2022
Fractured court blocks vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces but green-lights vaccine mandate for health care workers

With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations reaching a new record high as a result of the Omicron variant, the Supreme Court on Thursday put the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate for large… Read More

January 14, 2022
Public Education
Chicago Public Schools continue flip-flop, resume in-person learning

Tensions remained high this week in Chicago as Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), which essentially forced the schools to close last week, held… Read More

January 13, 2022
Public Education
Our nation’s educational power structures are showing cracks

The past few years have seen sweeping changes across many landscapes: political, social, and economic. The area of education is experiencing the same level of change, exposing discontent… Read More

January 11, 2022
Op-Ed: Homeschooling will boom long after COVID-19

(Lance Izumi | The Center Square) – Student enrollment in public schools has nosedived as parent disgust with school COVID-19 policies, student learning losses, and controversial education policies has gone through… Read More

January 7, 2022
Public Education
Vaccine mandates for student athletics and other extracurriculars increasing nationwide as some schools also go remote

As Covid cases increase nationwide, some schools have implemented vaccine mandates for students involved in extracurricular activities, including athletics. Critics worry that the mandates will have detrimental effects… Read More

January 6, 2022
Public Education
CDC’s convenient science has eroded trust from parents

As covid safety guidelines continue to shift, especially in school contexts, parents are losing patience and trust. Questions about the CDC’s approach and cherry-picking of data to enact… Read More

December 22, 2021
Public Education
Alarming trend of teachers’ unions donating to dark money groups continues

The 2022 midterm elections are less than a year away, and teachers’ unions are already posturing to influence the outcomes. According to new financial disclosures… Read More

December 9, 2021
Christian Schools
Interest in classical Christian education is on the rise

As Christian schools see record enrollment numbers after COVID-19, a subset of this group has also witnessed increased growth in its approach to… Read More

December 2, 2021