Public Education
Illinois university nursing program gets ‘racial healing’ grant for DEI curriculum

(The Center Square) – Elmhurst University will hire a “diversity, equity, and inclusion” consultant to revise its nursing program. The $25,000 “racial healing” grant from Illinois will “help the department ensure… Read More

March 28, 2024
Gov. Inslee signs pro-LGBTQ school curriculum bill into law

(The Center Square) â€“ Public schools in Washington state will be required to update curriculum to include LGBTQ histories and perspectives under a new law signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday. Read More

March 21, 2024
Public Education
Gov. Ron DeSantis calls out ‘bad actors’ on curriculum transparency, promises ‘consequences’ in Florida

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis continued to debunk the narrative that so-called “book bans” are occurring in Florida, saying that parents have a right to object to graphic sexual material that is… Read More

February 15, 2024
Public Education
Cursive comeback: Why states are bringing handwriting back to public education  

When Common Core standards were released in 2010, most states cut back handwriting and cursive instruction to just kindergarten and 1st grade, focusing instead on typing. … Read More

December 21, 2023
California legislature passes measures to reduce school board power

(The Center Square) – The California legislature passed several bills aimed at reducing the power of school boards, from cutting their power to determine curriculum content, to removing their ability… Read More

September 25, 2023
Public Education
Poll: Majority of parents say teachers regularly stray from course curriculum

(The Center Square) – The vast majority of parents in a new State Policy Network poll say public school teachers regularly deviated from set school curriculum to interject their own… Read More

July 28, 2023
Liberal activist group, publisher file suit against Florida to push for LGBT-themed books in schools

An ultra-liberal advocacy group has joined a major publisher and parents to file suit in Florida after the removal of inappropriate sexual material from school curricula and libraries. Read More

May 17, 2023
Public Education
Kansas school district contemplates removing Bible after student activist makes sardonic, retaliatory complaint

A school district in Kansas will review the Bible for indecency and possible removal from school shelves after a student’s formal request, made in retaliation for other books being flagged and… Read More

May 11, 2023
Public Education
School district shells out thousands on controversial emotional survey program with ties to Merrick Garland

A Massachusetts school district has spent more than $30,000 to conduct “social-emotional learning” (SEL) surveys on students and staff led by an educational organization founded by U.S. Attorney General Merrick… Read More

May 8, 2023
Opinion, Public Education
Kansas public school teacher stands by criticism amid attacks and national attention: ‘I will not be deterred’ 

The outpouring of love and support I have received has been nothing short of amazing. Thank you! On the other hand, since my op-ed in… Read More

May 8, 2023
Public Education
School apologizes, reinstates fire teacher who raised book concerns

(Daily Caller) – A Georgia school district will reinstate and pay $181,000 in damages and attorneys’ fees to a substitute teacher who was fired after speaking out against a book… Read More

April 26, 2023
Culture, Public Education
CDC linked to progressive plan in schools to replace parents, critics warn

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been linked to a progressive group’s plan to challenge parents as the main moral authority in children’s lives, warns a… Read More

April 25, 2023
Public Education
Iowa on verge of keeping gender identity, sex lessons out of the classroom

(Daily Caller) – The Iowa House passed a bill Thursday that would prohibit lessons on gender identity and sexual orientation in K-6 public and charter school classrooms. In a 57-38 … Read More

April 21, 2023
Inaugural ‘Stolen Innocence’ panel aims to help parents guard their children against increasing sexualization in schools

Alexandra Schweitzer had turned the children’s book she was inspecting sideways, like a curious youth trying to better see a Playboy centerfold. Her husband wondered what… Read More

January 23, 2023
Public Education
Georgia content manager says ‘scam lab’ org sells CRT curriculum despite state ban, videos show

(Daily Caller) – A video released Tuesday shows a Teaching Lab content manager allegedly admitting to violating Georgia state laws by including critical race theory (CRT) in curricula sold to… Read More

January 19, 2023
Legislation, Public Education
Oregon’s use of trans pronouns in K-5 education fires up school choice movement

A school district in Oregon is under fire for introducing LGBT-inspired “neo-pronouns” to K-5 students in Beaverton, strengthening the impetus of the school choice movement there.  Neo-pronouns… Read More

January 18, 2023
Missouri’s Ashcroft advocates for parental rights, asks the public to comment on proposed library rule to protect children

Jay Ashcroft proudly stands by his proposed rule that would forbid state libraries in Missouri from using state funds on materials that “appeal to the prurient… Read More

December 6, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Cross-dressing book for pre-K students crossed the line: Kansas City school district changes book-approval system after Lion story

A school district that gave preschoolers a book on cross-dressing has changed its procedures for giving out books after news of the incident surfaced last week. Read More

December 5, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Cross-dressing picture book allegedly a class assignment in Kansas City-area preschool, sending grandfather into battle

A children’s book promoting cross-dressing was handed out this week to a 4-year-old’s Kansas City-area preschool class, according to the girl’s livid grandfather. “This is what my granddaughter’s… Read More

November 30, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Oregon school district sides with ‘LGBTQ activist bullies’ in moving board meetings online, critics say

A school board in Oregon will move meetings online until further notice, citing concerns over safety and civility. Critics say it’s an attempt to silence conservative parents. The North… Read More

November 23, 2022