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Public Education
Mequon-Thiensville Schools lose again in bid to keep email list secret

(The Center Square) – Mequon-Thiensville Schools is 0-for-3 trying to keep its email lists secret. The Wisconsin Court of Appeals on Wednesday said the school district cannot withhold its alumni, recreation… Read More

December 9, 2022
Christian Schools, Legislation
Florida Catholic school enrollment boosted by stellar academics, strong faith foundation and expanded education choice scholarships

(reimaginEd) – Enrollment in Florida’s Catholic schools, which rebounded slightly last year after a pandemic dip in 2020-21, is now the highest it’s been in more than a decade. Figures… Read More

December 9, 2022
Legislation
Missouri legislator proposes five ESA bills on pre-filing day, including universal school choice bill

Image courtesy of Hurlbert for Missouri. Dec. 1 was pre-filing day for the Missouri legislature’s 2023 legislative session, and at least one elected official is locked in on… Read More

December 9, 2022
Christian Schools, Courts
South Carolina withholds $1.5 million from Christian nonprofit as judge considers payment’s legality

State officials will withhold $1.5 million earmarked for a Christian nonprofit, pending a judge’s ruling on its constitutionality. South Carolina residents brought a lawsuit against the state’s governor,… Read More

December 8, 2022
Culture, Public Education
New poll shows Massachusetts should reinstate graduation requirement

(The Center Square) – A majority of Massachusetts residents included in a new poll said they are in favor of having students pass a test in order to graduate high… Read More

December 8, 2022
Public Education
Kansas school district to close a school for financial windfall

(The Sentinel) – The Prairie Hills School Board meets December 12th  to consider closing the Wetmore Academic Center, and is expected to schedule a future vote on the controversial proposal,… Read More

December 8, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Teachers flee unions as membership plummets by almost 60,000

(Daily Caller) – The nation’s largest teachers unions, the National Education Association (NEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), declined by at least 59,000 members during the 2021-2022 school… Read More

December 8, 2022
Public Education
Ohio Senate passes bill to remove power from state school board

(The Center Square) – The Republican-dominated Ohio Senate approved a plan Wednesday that would remove most power for the state Board of Education and place it with the governor. The move… Read More

December 8, 2022
Culture
Public libraries reject Kirk Cameron’s faith-based book but promote drag queen, LGBT events for kids

(Daily Caller) – Public libraries rejected or ignored American actor and evangelist Kirk Cameron’s request to read his new faith-based children’s book during story-hour, but continue to promote events featuring… Read More

December 8, 2022
Public Education
Trouble in paradise: California public schools cause ‘organizational trauma’

Amid a nationwide teacher shortage plaguing public schools, a report reveals California teachers have a lot to complain about. The report, “Developing a Strategy for… Read More

December 7, 2022
Public Education
Loudoun County school superintendent sacked after grand jury condemns handling of transgender sex assaults that sparked parents’ movement

First it “dropped the ball” in two sexual assaults of girls by a transgender student. Now the Loudoun County school board has dropped the hammer –… Read More

December 7, 2022
Culture, Public Education
School district policy: teaching ‘queer’ lessons ‘does not require parental permission’ or notification

(Daily Caller) – A California school district informed educators that teaching “queer” lessons “does not require parental permission” or notification, according to public records obtained by a concerned parent group. Read More

December 7, 2022
Public Education
New Jersey Republicans rip school “equity” plan

(The Center Square) – New Jersey Republicans are fuming over an update to the state’s “equity” plan for schools, accusing education officials of focusing too much on “identity politics” rather… Read More

December 7, 2022
Public Education
Michigan third-graders held back double year-over-year

(The Center Square) – Only one out of 10 third-grade students deemed eligible for grade retention were held back last year, according to research released Tuesday by the Michigan State… Read More

December 7, 2022
Culture, Public Education
School board held closed-door presentation on how to hide kids’ gender transitions from their parents

(Daily Caller) – A North Carolina school board held a presentation detailing the district’s transgender policy stating that the school has no obligation to report a student’s change in gender… Read More

December 7, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Active-shooter drills for preschoolers raise concerns among parents, pediatricians. ‘My kid’s safety is my job’

As acts of violence continue to rise in public schools, many districts have instituted active-shooter drills to help children prepare for crisis situations. However, pediatricians and parents question… Read More

December 7, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Public school enrollment plunge was especially deep among younger students, report finds

Enrollment in America’s public schools plummeted during the pandemic particularly in lower grades, according to a new report. The American Enterprise Institute report examines how… Read More

December 7, 2022
Courts
Title IX complaint against Stanford University says programs discriminate against men

Stanford University discriminates against male students, claims a complaint filed with the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, Forbes reported. The office is officially… Read More

December 6, 2022
Culture
DeSantis’ office: No ‘U-turns’ on decision to strip Disney of special status after education bill opposition

(The Center Square) – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has no plans to back down against corporate behemoth Walt Disney Co. after speculation that laws put in place in April to… Read More

December 6, 2022
Culture
Missouri’s Ashcroft advocates for parental rights, asks the public to comment on proposed library rule to protect children

Jay Ashcroft proudly stands by his proposed rule that would forbid state libraries in Missouri from using state funds on materials that “appeal to the prurient… Read More

December 6, 2022