Search results for “library bill”
Why special education needs school choice

Public education is often touted for providing a universal education. But recent reports reveal public schools often neglect to adequately provide for their special education students. A report from Advocates… Read More

June 9, 2023
Public Education
Utah school district removes Bible from elementary and middle schools following complaint

A Utah school district is removing the Bible from elementary and middle school libraries after receiving a complaint from a parent about its contents.  It follows the passage of a… Read More

June 5, 2023
Iowa nixes lessons on gender identity, sexual orientation in K-6 classrooms

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Republican Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a piece of legislation Friday prohibiting lessons on gender identity and sexual orientation from K-6 public and charter school… Read More

May 31, 2023
Public Education
Presidential candidate: End the U.S. Department of Education

(The Center Square) – Georgian Chase Oliver, a Libertarian who unsuccessfully ran for U.S. Senate in 2022 and has launched a 2024 presidential bid, wants to end the U.S. Department… Read More

May 15, 2023
Public Education
Kansas Ed. Dept. and other agencies fail to fully implement multiple audit recommendations

(The Sentinel) – Several state agencies have failed to fully implement recommendations made by auditors over the last several years. According to a report from the Sunflower State Journal, the Kansas Department… Read More

May 10, 2023
Louisiana lawmakers could explore implementing an ESA program

(The Center Square) – Louisiana education officials could soon begin exploring how to implement an education savings account program students can use to attend private schools, or for other educational… Read More

May 8, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Gender Queer tops list of most challenged books for second year in a row

(The Center Square) – The graphic novel Gender Queer by Maia Kobabe was the most challenged book of 2022, according to an annual list of the most controversial books as… Read More

April 25, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Virginia school district upholds parental rights on sex book after challenge by ACLU

A school district superintendent is standing firm after the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) sent him a warning letter when the district removed 14 books containing… Read More

April 21, 2023
Public Education
Iowa on verge of keeping gender identity, sex lessons out of the classroom

(Daily Caller) – The Iowa House passed a bill Thursday that would prohibit lessons on gender identity and sexual orientation in K-6 public and charter school classrooms. In a 57-38 … Read More

April 21, 2023
Missouri House adds diversity rule, cuts state funds for libraries in budget sent to Senate

(The Center Square) – A day of vigorous debates in the Missouri House of Representatives ended at 10:56 p.m. on Wednesday as the state’s budget bills were approved and sent… Read More

March 30, 2023