Public Education
Grades for Kansas schools show continued declines in 2023

(The Sentinel) – The new “A-F Grading for Kansas Schools,” based on 2023 state assessment scores, shows nearly half of Kansas public schools earned a “D” or “F” grade, and overall… Read More

April 29, 2024
He overcame a speech delay through homeschooling. Now this Hispanic 12-year-old is an online chess entrepreneur

Donnie Humberto Iler is no ordinary Texas 10th grader.  At age 12, he’s started a chess club, built an online chess teaching business, and taken two college classes. But he… Read More

April 22, 2024
Public Education
New Mexico has the nation’s 2nd worst public schools despite spending increases

(The Center Square) – New Mexico ranks among the worst states in the country for public education despite substantial spending increases in recent years. Rankings released by Forbes… Read More

January 10, 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
Public Education
West Virginia declares special education emergency

 The West Virginia Department of Education has declared a state of emergency over failing special education services in Hampshire County. The state’s Board of Education agreed… Read More

November 20, 2023
Public Education
Chicago Public Schools gets 53% boost in per-pupil revenues, but academics lag

(The Center Square) – Chicago’s mayor has talked about the amount of money invested in his city’s public schools and the Chicago teachers’ union has said the system has been… Read More

September 19, 2023
Public Education
Omaha Public Schools survey reveals teachers, parents agree: Change is needed

Amid a search for a new superintendent, a survey from Omaha Public Schools reveals the community wants the school to go in a different direction. The results reflect similar concerns… Read More

June 7, 2023
Raising the bar: The Scripps National Spelling Bee is an American bastion of academic excellence

While political and divisive ideologies have pushed public education to lower academic standards, the Scripps National Spelling Bee has championed excellence since it began almost a century ago. The Bee is the… Read More

June 1, 2023
Public Education
Another California district axes honors classes in the name of equity

Parents in a California school district are protesting the high school for cutting honors classes in the name of racial equity. Culver City High School’s decision was made… Read More

February 17, 2023
National study to measure homeschoolers’ academic performance

Testing homeschool students to see how they compare to their public school peers? Bring it on, say the organizers of a nationwide study aiming to measure the academic… Read More

December 28, 2022
Public Education
Seventeen Louisiana school districts showed no improvement or decline in academic performance

(The Center Square) – Student test scores recently released by the Louisiana Department of Education are revealing which districts and schools flourished in recent years and which held fast or… Read More

August 9, 2022
Public Education
Arizona Launches special summer camp to combat remote learning losses

(The Center Square) – Arizona will have a state-run program that will allow students to learn over the summer, Governor Doug Ducey announced on Wednesday this week. The… Read More

March 4, 2022
Christian Schools
Christian school opens $13m innovation center in pursuit of excellence in education

Mt. Paran Christian School (MPCS) recently cut the ribbon on a $13 million project, a 23,000 sq. ft. building expansion in Kennesaw, Georgia, outside of Atlanta. The expansion… Read More

January 21, 2022
Christian Schools
Academic Excellence and the Christian School

In order that our students may thrive in the world, we as Christian educators have recognized the need to continually improve upon the work we are doing, the preparation we… Read More

August 12, 2021