Kansas legislators encourage homeschoolers’ participation: ‘You know your child best’

Four legislators from the Kansas House and Senate urged homeschool families to get more involved in the state’s educational policies, even inviting them to testify at legislative committees.  “Legislation does… Read More

August 24, 2023
What the Declaration of Independence teaches us about our rights, duties as Americans

(The Daily Signal) – If we want to conserve the American nation, then we must begin with the Declaration of Independence. We should be aware of the richness of this… Read More

July 3, 2023
Public Education
Middle school math scores see biggest drop in 50 years

Math test scores for 13-year-old students have plummeted by the largest drop ever recorded in 50 years, according to a Wednesday report. Between 2020 and 2023, 13-year-old students’ math scores… Read More

June 21, 2023
Public Education
Students fail history and civics in latest national report card. CRT ‘civics crusaders’ blamed

Test scores for 8th graders on civics and history declined according to the test known as the Nation’s Report Card or NAEP, released Wednesday. It was the first… Read More

May 4, 2023
Public Education
First group of 4,500 teachers receive $3,000 civics bonuses in Florida

(The Center Square) – As teacher shortages persist in states nationwide, Florida continues to expand teacher recruitment and reward teachers with bonuses, following through on several initiatives launched last year… Read More

April 6, 2023
Public Education
DeSantis to reward teachers with $3K bonus for refresher training on civics

(The Center Square) – Gov. Ron DeSantis wants Florida teachers to emphasize civic education and reward those who do with a $3,000 bonus. The second-term Republican held a news conference… Read More

March 24, 2023
Public Education
Kansas among states lagging in civics instruction

(The Sentinel) – Mar. 6-10 is designated as National Civic Learning Week. But a 50-state survey of curriculum and legislative initiatives shows Kansas lagging behind in dedication to teaching civics, defined by … Read More

March 9, 2023
Homeschool Capitol Days planned for Kansas, Missouri

Homeschool associations in Kansas and Missouri are preparing for a day at the state capitol where families can meet lawmakers and celebrate their educational freedoms. The Christian Home… Read More

January 16, 2023
Legislation, Public Education
Nevada voters could break up America’s fifth-largest school district in 2024

(The Center Square) – An initiative to break up Nevada’s Clark County School District (CCSD) submitted over 220,000 signatures for verification, surpassing the 140,777 needed to put it on the… Read More

November 30, 2022
Public Education
Georgia creates Civics Education Commission to improve K-12 civics curriculum

Proclaiming October “Civics Awareness Month” in Georgia, Gov. Brian Kemp announced the members of the newly created Georgia Commision on Civics Education. The group is… Read More

October 21, 2022
Opinion, Public Education
Civics and CRT: Should the law have a say in curricula?

Public education has long drifted from reading, writing and arithmetic, with some experts warning the entire profession is lurching from fad to fad rather than sticking with the basics. Read More

August 22, 2022
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Reviving civic education in Iowa

(The Center Square) – If anything good has come out of the COVID-19 pandemic it is the growing awareness by parents across the nation about what is being taught in… Read More

First ever civics program launched in Florida

(The Center Square) – Florida has launched its first ever civics program to prepare high school and college graduates for public service. As Florida’s K-12 students excel in civics education,… Read More

July 22, 2022
Renewed commitment to freedom, responsibility paramount. It can start with education

In the end, more than freedom, they wanted security. They wanted a comfortable life, and they lost it all – security, comfort, and freedom. When the Athenians finally wanted not… Read More

July 5, 2022
Public Education
Georgia commission will examine state’s civics education, make recommendations for improvements

(The Center Square) – A Georgia commission will explore ways to promote civic engagement and improve the state’s K-12 curriculum on public service. Senate Bill 220, known… Read More

July 1, 2022
Public Education
California ‘equitable math’ program postponed as new national civics curriculum launched

(The Center Square) – Many California parents are celebrating wins this week after a controversial school district superintendent was fired for making comments about Asian students and the state’s proposed… Read More

June 30, 2022
Public Education
Arizona raises civics education standards

(The Center Square) – Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill that aims to strengthen civics knowledge in the state. Ducey signed HB 2632, sponsored by state representative Quang Nguyen,… Read More

March 30, 2022
Public Education
New Florida civics curriculum available for fourth graders

(The Center Square) – A new civics curriculum is available for Florida fourth graders, and all Florida residents will have access to it online for free. The Florida Department of… Read More

March 18, 2022
Remembering 9/11: Why Knowing History is Essential

Ten years after the September 11, 2001 (9/11) attack, 97 percent of Americans over the age of seven recalled where they were when they first heard about the attack. Read More

September 8, 2021
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Public Education
Abraham Lincoln: We Must Teach Respect for Law in Civics Education

Our nation seems to be pulling apart. Americans are increasingly divided along ideological lines over the goodness and relevance of the founding principles of our country. The violence arising out… Read More

August 30, 2021