covid
Culture
President Biden tests positive for COVID in Las Vegas

(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 Wednesday while in Las Vegas, the White House said. “Earlier today following his first event in Las Vegas, President… Read More

July 18, 2024
Public Education
‘Damage is done’: Parents, officials scoff at Newsom’s attempt to atone for shutting down schools

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s massive $2 billion aid package to address pandemic learning is a sign of failed education policies, according to parents and school… Read More

July 16, 2024
Opinion
Senate panel’s probe into COVID-19’s origin brings us closer to truth

(The Daily Signal) – Did you know that four months before the world had ever heard of COVID-19—on Sept. 3, 2019—authorities in the Veneto region of Italy discovered COVID-19 antibodies in… Read More

July 12, 2024
Courts
Judge awards $687K to religious scientist fired for refusing COVID-19 vaccine

A U.S. District judge has ordered an insurance company to pay damages to an employee it terminated for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine on religious grounds. The… Read More

July 8, 2024
Culture
Fauci ‘and his minions’ still lying about likelihood COVID came from Wuhan lab, fiery Hawley argues

Four years after the COVID-19 outbreak, and a year after a deadline for the federal government to come clean on what it knows, we still know precious little about where… Read More

June 19, 2024
Culture
Report: Nevada years away from COVID recovery in economy, education

(The Center Square) – A newly released report from the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (NV DHHS) said it may take a long time to recover from the economic, education and behavioral health impacts… Read More

June 19, 2024
Culture
Is bird flu the next overhyped pandemic? Some experts suspicious of hysteria and coordination.

Media reports are growing more frequent about avian flu (H5N1) and its so-called “preventative vaccines,” leading a number… Read More

June 11, 2024
Culture
7 highlights as Fauci testifies under oath on COVID-19

(The Daily Signal) – Dr. Anthony Fauci testified Monday before the House panel investigating the origins of COVID-19, defending pandemic-era restrictions and again sharply denying financial support for gain-of-function research with… Read More

June 4, 2024
Public Education
Oklahoma State Department of Education demands school district return misused COVID relief funds

The Oklahoma State Department of Education ordered a public school district to return over $573,000 of COVID-19 relief funds to the federal government, alleging misuse on athletic facilities. On Wednesday,… Read More

May 10, 2024
Public Education
New Jersey students still haven’t recovered from pandemic, state report reveals

New Jersey students are still lagging behind pre-pandemic levels, according to a report released by the New Jersey Department of Education. “The NJDOE’s School Performance Reports provide communities with a… Read More

April 8, 2024
Public Education
Inflation, COVID-era spending policies result in teacher layoffs nationwide

(The Center Square) – School districts across the country are laying off teachers, citing high inflationary costs, budget deficits, and federal COVID-era funding running out after receiving windfalls in federal… Read More

April 8, 2024
Public Education
No good news about student learning on 4-year anniversary of COVID school closures

(The Center Square) – Four years ago this month, schools nationwide shut down as COVID-19 numbers skyrocketed and students were sent home for what was initially planned to be two… Read More

March 26, 2024
Courts
Appeals court sides with Iowa on law banning mask mandates

(The Center Square) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit overturned a ruling Tuesday that would have blocked a 2021 Iowa law banning mask mandates. The U.S. Read More

February 28, 2024
Public Education
School attendance nationwide is suffering from ‘long COVID,’ report finds

The CDC will soon drop the last vestiges of COVID-19 guidelines, but the problems of the pandemic are not so easily undone in public schools. A report from the American… Read More

February 15, 2024
Public Education
North Carolina ed leaders preparing for end of federal pandemic funding

(The Center Square) – A toolkit developed by North Carolina education officials will help districts analyze which learning recovery programs had the best return on investment as federal COVID-19 funds… Read More

February 13, 2024
Public Education
Union boss Randi Weingarten fought in-person learning for months, keeps repeating claim she wanted schools to reopen

The president of the American Federation of Teachers is continuing to claim she advocated for schools to reopen during the pandemic, despite evidence to the contrary. “We’ve always advocated for… Read More

October 23, 2023
Public Education
Schools spent millions in COVID bucks on educational software. It was barely used

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – School districts across the country spent millions in federal relief funds on educational software intended to mitigate pandemic learning loss, but in many cases, much… Read More

October 10, 2023
Public Education
Report: COVID learning loss could cost Arizona 18,000 high school grads by 2032

(The Center Square)— Arizona students have been majorly impacted long-term by virtual learning throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. A new report from the Common Sense Institute Arizona estimates a… Read More

September 18, 2023
Public Education
Conservative school board members recalled in Oregon for vote to lift COVID-19 mask requirements

Voters in an Oregon school district voted to recall three conservative board members who voted to lift the COVID-19 mask mandate last year. Each of the members were recalled by… Read More

August 16, 2023
Public Education
Inquiry into teachers unions influence over school COVID closures ramps up

(The Center Square) – The U.S. House Committee tasked with reviewing the federal pandemic response is ramping up its investigation into what influence teachers unions had over federal rules that… Read More

June 29, 2023