No going back? Americans’ engagement, trust in public schools is irreparably shaken, report shows

Three years after the advent of COVID-19, public education has lost what may be permanent amounts of both students and trust, a new report says.    The report by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) highlights enrollment trends in public schools from 2019 to 2022, and indicates that change in K-12 education is here to…
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Courts, Public Education December 1st, 2022

Michigan school district settles with family after reporting parents for child abuse rather than investigate daughter’s sexual assault claim

A Michigan school district has settled a lawsuit with a family after reporting the parents for child abuse for pulling their daughter out of school over its handling of her sexual assault claim. The lawsuit against Edwardsburg Public Schools had been filed in response to a 2017 incident that allegedly occurred at a music camp.  A…
COVID-19, Public Education December 2nd, 2022

Americans have lost confidence in public education, fueling school choice growth during the pandemic, according to report

A startling 5 in 10 parents profess a loss of confidence in the public school classroom, particularly since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. That statistic comes in a report from the left-of-center Hunt Institute titled “Across the Aisle: Bridging the Education Divide, What Voters and Parents Want in Education.” It was co-authored by former West…

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