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Public Education
Minnesota approves CRT-inspired ethnic studies standards for kindergarteners

A Minnesota judge has approved the state’s updated and critical race theory-infused ethnic studies curriculum – with one minor change. As part of a routine update to social studies curriculum,… Read More

February 5, 2024
Public Education
Proposal wants Michigan school librarians to ‘advance racial and social justice’

(The Center Square) – The Michigan Department of Education requests public comment on draft revisions to the state’s school librarian standards, expanding what future librarians would learn to include some… Read More

February 2, 2024
Courts
Lawsuit filed against California school district that hosted racially segregated ‘playdate’

A California school district is being sued for refusing to disclose information about a racially segregated social event it hosted. Judicial Watch, a government watchdog and educational foundation, recently filed… Read More

February 1, 2024
Public Education
Unload your ‘backpacks of privilege’: Boston Public Schools ‘thrilled’ about ‘anti-racist’ Black Lives Matter at School program

In a letter to parents, Boston Public Schools announced its participation in the Black Lives Matter at School program as part of its “embracing anti-racism.” “As… Read More

February 1, 2024
Legislation
Utah governor signs bill rolling back ‘diversity, equity and inclusion’ programs

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Republican Utah Gov. Spencer Cox signed a bill Tuesday to ban diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) departments at public universities and government-funded employers in the state,… Read More

January 31, 2024
Courts
Federal judge sides with Penn State professor, allows lawsuit over ‘racist’ Critical Race Theory trainings

The lawsuit filed by a Penn State professor who says the university subjected him to “racist” Critical Race Theory trainings will move forward thanks to a federal judge’s ruling. Eastern… Read More

January 29, 2024
Culture
Oregon county disbands ‘unnecessary’ DEI office that ‘foments friction’

An Oregon county commission has voted to disband its DEI office, which had a budget near $1 million. Despite containing portions of Portland, Oregon – one of the most liberal… Read More

January 29, 2024
Public Education
Harvard submits 8-page whitewash of plagiarism investigation of former president to House Committee

Harvard submitted an eight-page summary of its investigation into plagiarism accusations against former university president Claudine Gay to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce… Read More

January 26, 2024
Culture
‘Poison in healthcare’: Health pros warn DEI medical might be next domino to fall as elites struggle with diversity disasters

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts by American elites continue to deliver poor results for Disney, Sports Illustrated,… Read More

January 25, 2024
Courts
Seattle cancer center fired Jewish counselor after she spoke up about an anti-trump DEI assignment. Now, she’s suing.

(The Daily Signal) – A veteran social worker who says she was fired for expressing concern over racial harassment against her as a Jewish woman and political harassment over her… Read More

January 24, 2024
Public Education
Pittsburgh School District may hire controversial diversity consultant

(The Center Square) – The Pittsburgh School District may soon hire a consultant who’s drawn scrutiny for its alleged critical race theory training. The district is reviewing a contract with… Read More

January 22, 2024
Public Education
‘Afrochemistry’: Texas university slammed for ‘insane’ course combining science with race  

A Texas university is being absolutely basted for offering the freshman course “Afrochemistry: The Study of Black-Life Matter,” designed to address “inequities in chemistry and chemical education.”  Rice University is… Read More

January 18, 2024
Courts
Connecticut teacher who denounced mandatory ‘privilege’ training is now suing the school board for retaliation

A Connecticut public school teacher filed a federal lawsuit last week against his school board for allegedly violating his First and Fourteenth Amendment rights. John Grande, who taught P.E. for… Read More

January 16, 2024
Culture
Lawmakers, veterans say ‘woke diversity initiatives’ cost taxpayers, hurt military

(The Center Square) – A growing concern about progressive ideology on race and gender at all levels of the U.S. military has sparked outrage and became the center of a… Read More

January 15, 2024
Opinion
Claudine Gay is gone, but diversity ideology still plagues Harvard

(The Daily Signal) – Numerous and compounding reasons led to Claudine Gay’s removal as president of Harvard University. Her departure, while a necessary first step, does not solve the problems that required… Read More

January 8, 2024
Public Education
School district pays $1.5M for SEL curricula from organizations supporting discredited DEI

A Pennsylvania school has forked over more than a million dollars for social emotional learning (SEL) curricula from organizations supporting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives. Parents Defending Education… Read More

January 8, 2024
Culture
Harvard faces more fallout following Claudine Gay’s congressional testimony on antisemitism

A prestigious business school in Vienna has announced it’s severing ties with Harvard University following a pattern of antisemitism on its campus. The Lauder Business School announced the end its… Read More

January 2, 2024
Opinion
It’s up to the American people to fix higher education

(The Daily Signal) – American institutions of higher education won’t reform on their own. The recent explosion of antisemitism on college campuses has made many Americans—including high-profile donors—turn against modern academia. Read More

December 29, 2023
Culture
Plagued by plagiarism scandal, Harvard’s political donations now flood to this political party

(The Center Square) – As Harvard faces increasing pressure to fire its embattled president, the university’s insular culture and one-sided politics are under the microscope. So far in the 2024… Read More

December 28, 2023
Legislation
Texas universities rebrand ‘diversity’ programs as statewide ban goes into effect

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Texas’ public universities are scrambling to rebrand their diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts after Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law prohibiting DEI offices. Read More

December 27, 2023