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Culture, Public Education
Florida extends gender lessons ban from K-3 to all grades under Parental Rights law

The Florida Board of Education extended an existing ban on lessons involving gender identity and sexual orientation from K-3 to all grades in public schools. Previously the board… Read More

April 19, 2023
Public Education
Youngkin appoints new superintendent of public instruction

(The Center Square) – Tennessee’s Chief Academic Officer Lisa Coons has been appointed to serve as Virginia’s new superintendent of public instruction, Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced Wednesday. Coons, who… Read More

March 23, 2023
Public Education
Illinois State Board of Education discusses increased spending with House committee

(The Center Square) – Members of the Illinois State Board of Education are discussing their 2024 budget proposal, which includes an increase in funding. ISBE members met with the… Read More

March 16, 2023
Public Education
Virginians to offer feedback on history standards

(The Center Square) – The Virginia Board of Education this week is beginning a series of public hearings on the most recent draft of the state’s history and social… Read More

March 14, 2023
Public Education
School board rushes special meeting for policy change to clear wrestler for tournament. Did it violate the Kansas Open Meetings Act?

(The Sentinel) – The Newton USD 373 Board of Education appears to have violated the Kansas Open Meetings Act (KOMA) during a special meeting called on Feb. 22, 2023. The… Read More

March 6, 2023
Public Education
Ohio Senate takes another step to remove power from state school board

(The Center Square) – After failing late last year, a bill that would remove power from the Ohio Board of Education and the state superintendent is moving forward in the… Read More

March 3, 2023
Oklahoma House will consider bill changing state education board

(The Center Square) – A bill that would change the makeup of the Oklahoma State Board of Education passed the House Common Education Committee on Tuesday. House Bill 2562 adds… Read More

February 15, 2023
North Carolina amendment would result in more elected, fewer appointed state education board members

(The Center Square) – The House Education Committee will review a proposed constitutional amendment on Tuesday to change how the State Board of Education operates. The committee is slated to… Read More

February 7, 2023
Public Education
Mequon-Thiensville Schools lose again in bid to keep email list secret

(The Center Square) – Mequon-Thiensville Schools is 0-for-3 trying to keep its email lists secret. The Wisconsin Court of Appeals on Wednesday said the school district cannot withhold its alumni, recreation… Read More

December 9, 2022
Public Education
Colorado’s education board received over 17,000 public comments on revisions to social studies standards

(The Center Square) – Colorado’s education board has received more than 17,000 public comments regarding proposed revisions to the state’s social studies standards, the agency said this week. References to… Read More

April 19, 2022