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E-buses: Republicans seek delay for ‘mother of all unfunded state mandates’

(The Center Square) – Delaying a mandate requiring hundreds of school districts to replace fossil fuel powered buses with e-vehicles has been requested of the state by New York Republicans. State… Read More

February 14, 2024
Public Education
‘Wrong by $50 or $100 million’: Former Portland teachers’ union bargaining chief condemns November strike in scathing letter

The former bargaining chief of the Portland teachers’ union released a scathing letter chastising the union president and questioning the union’s bargaining tactics after November’s lengthy strike. Steve Lancaster, who… Read More

February 14, 2024
Public Education
Emerging studies show charter school performance benefits students everywhere

New studies on the efficacy of charter schools and the impact their presence has on local public schools are fueling the fire for school choice advocates. Amid debates within the… Read More

February 14, 2024
Opinion
Kansas school officials’ accreditation testimony exposes assault on academic achievement

(The Sentinel) – You might think that mandating loss of accreditation for requiring school districts that don’t comply with state law would not be controversial, but that proposal in … Read More

February 14, 2024
Public Education
Male high schooler discovered playing girls’ sports since middle school, violating Florida law 

A biological male playing on a high school girls’ volleyball team violated Florida law, and also played on the girls’ team in middle school.  The 10th grade student at Monarch… Read More

February 14, 2024
Culture
Biden admin keeps softening TikTok stance as company’s influence campaign grows

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign announced that it had joined TikTok on Sunday, contradicting previous reports that it wouldn’t. Despite the… Read More

February 13, 2024
Culture
5 biological men dominate women’s volleyball game in Canada

Five biological men played on opposing teams at a women’s college volleyball game in Canada, leading to concerns of fairness and safety. The Jan. 24 game featured three biological men… Read More

February 13, 2024
Public Education
Kansas school district defends sending flyer from progressive group to parents

(The Sentinel) – Leavenworth USD 453 distributed a flyer to parents recently announcing a day-long event at the State Capitol ostensibly to introduce students to the legislative process, meet… Read More

February 13, 2024
Legislation
Washington bill would restrict teachers from taking certain restraining measures against violent students

The Washington state Legislature is considering a bill that would limit the measures public school teachers can take to subdue unruly or violent students. HB 1479… Read More

February 13, 2024
Public Education
University of California system spending big on inclusive bathrooms, but ‘non-binary/trans’ students account for just 1.9% of students

Updated enrollment numbers from the University of California (UC) show self-identified non-binary and transgender students account for 1.9% of the student population system wide. Most of… Read More

February 13, 2024
Public Education
North Carolina ed leaders preparing for end of federal pandemic funding

(The Center Square) – A toolkit developed by North Carolina education officials will help districts analyze which learning recovery programs had the best return on investment as federal COVID-19 funds… Read More

February 13, 2024
Public Education
Iowa State University still pushes DEI principles on job listings after crackdown

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Iowa State University (ISU) appears to still be pushing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) principles in multiple job listings, despite a move by the Iowa Board of… Read More

February 13, 2024
Public Education
Report: 30 years after landmark court ruling to increase funding, Kentucky’s public schools are worse than ever

Public school activists often blame underfunded schools for poor test scores, but a new report from Kentucky says just the opposite. The Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions tracked school… Read More

February 13, 2024
Homeschools
Study: Homeschoolers learn more in fewer hours, compared to their public-school peers

How much of an entire day in public school is spent on actual education? Studies suggest it’s about 16 minutes per hour, which could explain why homeschool students can pack… Read More

February 13, 2024
Legislation
Virginia legislative update: Key education bills advance

(The Center Square) – Virginia’s 2024 General Assembly session is just over halfway finished, with 480 bills passed by the House of Delegates and 393 by the state Senate. Some critical… Read More

February 13, 2024
Legislation
Virginia bill abetting ‘profit-driven industry’ of death, critics warn

(The Daily Signal) – Critics raised the alarm as the Virginia Senate passed a bill Friday that would legalize assisted suicide, otherwise known as “medical aid in dying.” Based on the bill’s… Read More

February 13, 2024
Culture
Author, radio host Eric Metaxas urges modern Christians to rise up against evil

Bestselling author Eric Metaxas has a warning for the modern American church: It’s time to rise up against evil before it’s too late. Metaxas is sharing messages from his 2022… Read More

February 13, 2024
Public Education
Delaware prof offers extra credit for ‘white privilege checklist’

Even as higher education has taken heat for pushing Critical Race Theory and other progressive, racially divisive ideologies, one Delaware professor is offering extra credit to students… Read More

February 12, 2024
Opinion
Beware civics education’s ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing’

(The Daily Signal) – Everyone agrees that American students need better civics education. Civic knowledge in America is abysmal. Fewer than half of American adults can name the three branches of… Read More

February 12, 2024
Public Education
Dozens of unions to lose certification in Florida for failing to maintain 60% membership threshold

More than 30 public sector unions in Florida have lost their certification, and dozens more are at risk for failure to maintain a minimum percentage of members. Last May, Gov. Read More

February 12, 2024