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Opinion
Homeschooling helps all of society, contrary to MSNBC columnist’s claims

An MSNBC columnist made headlines recently for supposedly explaining “How the conservative Christian right is hijacking homeschooling.” University of Pennsylvania professor… Read More

May 17, 2022
Public Education
Eudora girl forced to share a bed with biological male on school-sponsored overseas trip

(The Sentinel) – On a school trip to Costa Rica earlier this month, three female high school students in the Eudora school district were assigned to a two-bed hotel room… Read More

May 17, 2022
Public Education
Policy analysts: Claims of impending Michigan teacher shortage overstated

(The Center Square) – Amid calls from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to remedy a perceived teacher shortage in Michigan, some of the leading policy analysts in the state claim the governor’s… Read More

May 17, 2022
Homeschools
Used curriculum sales: 7 ways to homeschool on a budget

Homeschool families tend to have a reputation for being frugal, and for good reason: many of us make financial sacrifices of some sort or another to educate our… Read More

May 16, 2022
Legislation
Proposed federal charter school rules could add roadblocks to Virginia expansion

(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden is proposing stricter rules for charter schools that apply for federal funding, which could add more roadblocks for charter school expansion in Virginia. Read More

May 16, 2022
Public Education
Prosecutor considers election bribery charge against Hays superintendent

(The Sentinel) – Ellis County Attorney Robert Anderson, Jr. is reviewing the results of an investigation into election bribery by Hays USD 489 Superintendent Ron Wilson. As reported on the… Read More

May 16, 2022
Legislation
No movement on charter cap, ‘zombie’ schools in New York

(The Center Square) – Efforts to expand access to charter schools in New York were unsuccessful earlier this week when Democrats in the state Senate blocked a proposal to lift a… Read More

May 16, 2022
Legislation
Arizona tops nationwide charter school rankings

(The Center Square) – Which state ranks No. 1 in the country for charter schools? According to a recent report from the Center for Education Reform, Arizona takes the top… Read More

May 16, 2022
Legislation
Income tax rebate, education legislation remain for South Carolina Legislature

(The Center Square) – While South Carolina’s regular legislative session ended Thursday, several pieces of legislation are still in the works including an income tax rebate proposal along with a… Read More

May 16, 2022
Christian Schools
This week in Christian education: May 9-13

Loudoun County, Virginia Christian school unveils newly renovated building – Evergreen Christian School unveiled a newly acquired and renovated building for the upcoming school year. The expansion is a multimillion-dollar… Read More

May 13, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
Virginia ranks low in charter school school policy, but could be improving

(The Center Square) – With National Charter School Week underway, Virginia still ranks as one of the worst states for charter schools in the country, but some advocates believe the… Read More

May 13, 2022
Legislation
Teach Florida celebrates first anniversary of nation’s largest education choice expansion

(reimaginED) – Like most birthday parties for 1-year-olds, this one had cake. It featured remarks from guests who were impressed with the past 12 months of growth. It included predictions… Read More

May 13, 2022
Public Education
Transgender sports bill headed to South Carolina governor

(The Center Square) – A bill that would prevent transgender athletes from competing in female sports in public middle and high schools and public universities is headed to South Carolina… Read More

May 13, 2022
Culture
Residents angry, defiant after this small Kansas town orders ‘In God We Trust’ taken off police cars

There’s been a run on “In God We Trust” car decals this week in the Haven, Kansas area, in defiance of the city council’s vote Monday to remove the slogan… Read More

May 13, 2022
Public Education
Whistleblower: School parents really were targeted as terrorists by FBI after Biden directive

Are concerned parents really being treated as “domestic terrorists”? It seems unimaginable, but apparently some are. Moms and dads of schoolchildren, in nearly every region of… Read More

May 12, 2022
Culture
DeSantis launches National Police Week to honor those in blue

(The Center Square) – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has issued a proclamation declaring the week of May 11-17 as National Police Week. He’s expanded on a tradition begun by former… Read More

May 12, 2022
Public Education
Virginia lab school proposal still in limbo amid budget negotiations

(The Center Square) – A proposal to establish university-run schools in Virginia, known as lab schools, is still in limbo while lawmakers debate the specifics of their next biennium budget. Read More

May 12, 2022
Public Education
Pennsylvania funding for education up 40% since 2000

(The Center Square) – Though the Pennsylvania Department of Education is fighting a lawsuit over whether it adequately funds low-wealth school districts, the broader picture of education spending in… Read More

May 12, 2022
Public Education
Teachers union urges Washington Supreme Court to uphold capital gains tax

(The Center Square) – The Washington Education Association has filed a brief with the state Supreme Court that calls for opening the door to the imposition of… Read More

May 12, 2022
Homeschools
Actor Kirk Cameron to release a film touting homeschooling in America

Has public education turned into Public Enemy No. 1? Actor Kirk Cameron thinks so, anyway. “It’s time for a Homeschool Awakening,” Cameron writes. Read More

May 12, 2022