Articles
Culture
Oklahoma lawmakers pass bill opening up abortion providers to civil liability

(The Center Square) – The Oklahoma Legislature passed a bill Thursday that would allow civil actions against any physician that performs an abortion.  House Bill… Read More

May 20, 2022
Public Education
NCTQ: Teacher training in Kansas lacks math commitment

(The Sentinel) – A nationwide study of 1,100 elementary teacher training programs, including 16 in Kansas, shows more than 20% fail to provide adequate instruction in math. The numbers are… Read More

May 20, 2022
Culture
LGBTQ event at church features a drag show for youth as young as 12

Free meals and “a drag show from some of our local drag queens” is on offer at a church in Naples, Florida this weekend – for 12 to… Read More

May 20, 2022
Christian Schools
This week in Christian education: May 16-20

Six seniors are part of the first graduating class at Creo Christian School in Wren, Mississippi. (via Facebook) Christian school plans multi-million dollar expansion – Cambridge… Read More

May 20, 2022
Opinion, Public Education
San Diego County liberals use public school to push pro-abortion agenda with resolution

Should a public school district declare itself “a champion and defender” of “reproductive freedom” and affirm the “fundamental right” to abortion? That’s exactly what the San… Read More

May 19, 2022
Legislation
Former public school teacher offers advice for starting a microschool

(reimaginED) – Amy Marotz’s decision to start a microschool began the way such decisions have begun for others: She became a parent. The former educator, who taught English at a… Read More

May 19, 2022
Legislation
Policy group wants Ohio to use ARPA money to fund students first

(The Center Square) – An Ohio policy group believes the state should use federal funds to expand private school options for students and parents and increase money used for after-school programs… Read More

May 19, 2022
Legislation
Virginia lab school bill still being debated, for-profit provision among disagreements

(The Center Square) – Virginia legislation to create K-12 laboratory schools is still being debated by House and Senate lawmakers with one of the primary disputes being whether the state… Read More

May 19, 2022
Legislation
Tennessee Supreme Court rules in favor of education savings account program

(The Center Square) – Tennessee’s Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that an education savings account program passed by the General Assembly in 2019 was constitutional. The program,… Read More

May 19, 2022
Culture
Justice Thomas: ‘We are in danger of destroying the institutions … required for a free society’

(The Center Square) – It’s been two weeks and there’s still no word on who leaked the U.S. Supreme Court draft brief indicating that the court was set to overturn… Read More

May 19, 2022
Culture
Judge stops Biden admin mandates forcing employers to pay for, perform transgender medical procedures despite religious objections

The Biden administration cannot force religious employers and healthcare providers to pay for and provide transgender medical procedures and treatments that go against deeply held religious beliefs –… Read More

May 19, 2022
Legislation
A parent’s story: How education savings accounts are changing lives in our family

(reimaginED) – When our son Thomas was about to move to first grade, his teacher told us he should repeat kindergarten. Being a teacher myself, and trusting the education system,… Read More

May 18, 2022
Public Education
Olathe rewards superintendent Yeager for DEI, not academic improvement

(The Sentinel) – USD 233 Olathe Superintendent Dr. Brent Yeager can earn a $25,000 annual bonus for implementing the school board’s diversity and other objectives, but not for improving the… Read More

May 18, 2022
Public Education
New research unpacks Michigan’s proposed education savings account program

(reimaginED) – Michigan’s tax-credit-funded education savings account program could save state and local governments as much as $386 million a year, according to new research from the Mackinac Center… Read More

May 18, 2022
Culture
Louisiana Supreme Court dismisses criminal charges against pastor for defying COVID-19 restrictions

(The Center Square) — The Louisiana Supreme Court has dismissed criminal charges against a pastor who defied Gov. John Bel Edwards’ coronavirus restrictions in 2020. The high court’s 5-2 ruling… Read More

May 18, 2022
Culture
Flight attendants sue Alaska Airlines alleging religious discrimination

(The Center Square) – A pair of flight attendants are suing Alaska Airlines, claiming they were discriminated against because of their religious beliefs when they were fired. The controversy began… Read More

May 18, 2022
Public Education
Pritzker signs ‘Too Young to Test’ bill into law

(The Center Square) – Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a measure that prohibits the Illinois State Board of Education from requiring students in pre-kindergarten through second grade to take… Read More

May 18, 2022
Public Education
Head of teachers’ union that fought to keep schools closed is now worried about students’ mental health

A national teachers’ union president is now worried about students’ mental health – after she and her union sought to keep schools closed, harming… Read More

May 18, 2022
Legislation
Missouri legislative session ends with progress on education

New funding for charter schools, expanding access to virtual school, improving childhood literacy and increasing teacher pay are among a handful of education initiatives that the Missouri legislature… Read More

May 17, 2022
Public Education
Three middle school boys charged with sexual harassment for not using “preferred” gender pronouns of classmate

Three students at a Wisconsin middle school are being charged with sexual harassment for not using another student’s “preferred” gender pronouns. And the legal organization representing… Read More

May 17, 2022