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Public Education
Louisiana lawmaker wants to require schools to post class materials online

(The Center Square) – At least one Louisiana lawmaker wants to give parents a better understanding of what their children are learning in school. State Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, has… Read More

February 18, 2022
School closures led many to homeschool: here are the numbers

When public schools moved to full remote instruction within a given state, the proportion of households that homeschooled jumped by at least 2.3 percent according to a… Read More

February 1, 2022
Public Education
PA school board member attacks concerned parents as “offensive and vile”

A Pennsylvania school district board member, Richard Robinson, recently authored an op-ed calling concerned parents “offensive and vile.” According to critics, having heard concerned parents voice their views… Read More

January 27, 2022
Nearly 7 out of 10 parents now support school choice

National School Choice Week (NSCW) began yesterday, and recent survey findings released by the non-profit revealed that school choice is trending up among… Read More

January 24, 2022
Op-Ed: When will school closures end? Not until we empower parents

(Justin Owen | The Center Square) – Many kids across the country have begun to return to school after the holiday break. But others have not. Due to the uptick in… Read More

January 19, 2022
Christian Schools
Fire destroyed this church’s building. But it sparked the launch of a Christian school in central Illinois

A dream in April 2023 caused Ed Herald to believe God was calling him to start a Christian school – even though his church’s building had been destroyed by fire… Read More

May 23, 2024
Republican governors sign letter opposing WHO treaty

(The Center Square) – The Republican governors of two dozen states, including Georgia and South Carolina, penned a letter to President Joe Biden opposing the World Health Organization’s proposed “Pandemic… Read More

May 23, 2024
Op-ed: Our children deserve better than so-called ‘public education,’ which has no legal responsibility to educate anyone

I’ll never forget a recent Facebook post from a mom whose child was struggling in public school. Even though her daughter had an individual education plan (IEP), the school wasn’t… Read More

May 21, 2024
Public Education
‘The Parent Revolution’: How parents made school choice the hottest issue in education 

For decades, school choice simmered on the back burner, the project of a handful of policymakers and education experts. Despite their best efforts, the progress was modest, though steady. But… Read More

May 14, 2024
‘Green’ housing mandates push Americans further into the red

(The Daily Signal) – Home prices across the nation are back up near a record high. That makes this a particularly bad time for the Biden administration to have rolled out… Read More

May 13, 2024