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Public Education
Dartmouth brings back standardized tests after extensive admissions study

Dartmouth College has become the first Ivy League school to reinstate standardized testing after its own study showed test-optional policies did more harm than good. Dartmouth… Read More

February 5, 2024
Op-ed: The transgender administrative state

(The Daily Signal) – Woodrow Wilson, the father of the American administrative state, once wrote: “Government does now whatever experience permits or the times demand.” Well, the times now “demand”… Read More

January 30, 2024
Public Education
‘We should never notify parents on these issues,’ school board member says of student gender status, citing suicide risk

A Rhode Island school district’s newest board member, an appointee, says parents shouldn’t be notified about most issues, especially children’s status in transgender cases. “Not all parents should be… Read More

January 30, 2024
‘Power and control’: Why liberals act like fiscal conservatives when school choice is on the table

Opponents of education freedom have long claimed such programs are too expensive and will “defund” public education. Now that Arizona, the first state to implement universal school choice, has a… Read More

January 29, 2024
Kentucky lawmakers introduce pro-school choice constitutional amendment

Fifteen Republican lawmakers have proposed a constitutional amendment that would pave the way for educational freedom in Kentucky. HB 208 proposes the state constitution be amended… Read More

January 16, 2024
Public Education
Study: Minnesota schools fail students with ‘financial mismanagement,’ declining academics

Public schools in Minnesota aren’t underfunded, but they encourage wasteful spending while their students fail basic academic tests, a recent study concludes. The study began through a collaboration with former… Read More

January 10, 2024
North Carolina year in review: School choice gains, racial discrimination judgment

(The Center Square) – Universal school choice and a landmark decision in higher education at the U.S. Supreme Court topped North Carolina’s 2023 impactful education developments. The state became 10th… Read More

January 4, 2024
Public Education
Florida legislators aim to crack down on chronic absenteeism in public schools

Florida lawmakers preparing to return to work Jan. 9 are set to address rising rates of chronic absenteeism among public school students. Data from the Florida… Read More

January 2, 2024
Public Education
Georgia mom slams middle school for not expelling the boy who sexually harassed her daughter and other students

A Georgia mother blew the whistle a public school after a male student wasn’t disciplined for sexually harassing multiple students, including her daughter. Heidi Price’s daughter attends Youth Middle School… Read More

December 12, 2023
Public Education
New study shows preschoolers with ‘higher cognitive’ development after staying home during COVID lockdowns 

Nationwide testing has revealed devastating consequences for students from COVID-19 lockdowns. But now there’s some good news.   A new study from Canada shows that for preschoolers, staying at home had significant,… Read More

December 1, 2023