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Culture
Dept. of Education threatens to pull funding from colleges over antisemitic activity

(The Center Square) – The U.S. Department of Education is investigating several colleges and universities over reports of antisemitic activity. The federal agency said allowing that kind of behavior could… Read More

November 27, 2023
Opinion
Department of Ed bending rules to try to bring down one of America’s largest Christian universities

(The Daily Signal) – It is rare to see a university publicly complain about regulatory harassment, but Grand Canyon University has good reasons to do so. One of the largest… Read More

November 1, 2023
Public Education
Soft bigotry of low expectations: Oregon joins list of states dumbing down education

(The Daily Signal) – The Oregon Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to remove requirements for students to be proficient in reading and writing in order to… Read More

October 25, 2023
Opinion
Why is the Education Department afraid of innovation in higher ed?

(The Daily Signal) – Online learning has revolutionized higher education, but a recent move by the federal Department of Education is threatening to tear down systems that… Read More

October 19, 2023
Public Education
State’s ‘Star Awards’ reward processes, but cover up declining outcomes

(The Sentinel) – The Kansas Department of Education’s Star Awards program is another means of covering up low achievement and helping school districts deceive parents. Gold, Silver, Bronze… Read More

October 16, 2023
Public Education
Audit: Louisiana education agency ignores some disabled student complaints

(The Center Square) – A recent review of how the Louisiana Department of Education handles complaints about special education services for students with disabilities found many are ignored or routed… Read More

September 26, 2023
Public Education
Some GOP candidates want to eliminate the Department of Education. Here’s what it would take

(The Center Square) – Republican presidential candidates have put the U.S. Department of Education on notice. Several candidates said at last week’s debate that they want to get rid of the… Read More

August 29, 2023
Legislation
Republican Rep seeks to freeze hiring of department of education ‘bureaucrats’

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Republican Florida Rep. Aaron Bean will introduce a bill to enact a hiring freeze at the Department of Education, the Daily Caller has learned. The… Read More

August 2, 2023
Legislation
Senators introduce bill to block taxpayer dollars for CRT at Department of Education

(The Center Square) – U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., reintroduced the Protect Equality and Civics Education (PEACE) Act, a bill that would block tax dollars from… Read More

July 31, 2023
Public Education
‘We’re paying people to hate America’: Musk and Ramaswamy blast Department of Education

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy and Twitter owner Elon Musk ripped the current education system in the United States Friday, saying that taxpayers were “paying… Read More

July 31, 2023
Public Education
Virginia education department releases ‘model policies’ that vow to ‘keep parents informed’ about their kids

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The Virginia Department of Education has released a final version of its model policies for the state’s public schools, according to a press release issued… Read More

July 19, 2023
Courts
Catholic parents sue state officials for dismissing Supreme Court decision granting religious schools tuition funding

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Two parents and a Catholic high school filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Maine Department of Education Commissioner Pender Makin for allegedly discriminating against religious students… Read More

June 15, 2023
Culture
‘Contradiction of Title IX’: experts sound alarm over Biden effort to rewrite key civil rights law 

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The Biden’s administration push to rewrite a federal regulation prohibiting sex-based discrimination imperils women’s sports and weakens due process rights on campus, experts told the… Read More

May 22, 2023
Public Education
Biden administration warns teachers and students about prayer in new Dept. of Ed. guidance 

The Biden administration just announced updated guidance about prayer and religious expression in public schools which critics worry could cause confusion about First Amendment rights.  It comes nearly a year after… Read More

May 19, 2023
Public Education
Georgia education board opts to eliminate Common Core standards

(The Center Square) – The State Board of Education has approved changes to the state’s K-12 English Language Arts Standards, a move officials said eliminates the last vestiges of Georgia’s… Read More

May 16, 2023
Public Education
Presidential candidate: End the U.S. Department of Education

(The Center Square) – Georgian Chase Oliver, a Libertarian who unsuccessfully ran for U.S. Senate in 2022 and has launched a 2024 presidential bid, wants to end the U.S. Department… Read More

May 15, 2023
Culture
‘Do you think this is fair?’: Biden’s education secretary refuses to answer GOP rep’s question about men in women’s sports

(Daily Caller) – Department of Education (ED) Secretary Miguel Cardona refused to answer a question on whether it is fair for biological men to compete against women in athletics, according… Read More

April 19, 2023
Public Education
Iowa Senate confirms school choice advocate as Department of Education director

The Iowa Senate voted 37-13 to confirm the appointment of school choice champion Chad Aldis as head of the state’s Department of Education. Last fall, the Republicans won… Read More

April 18, 2023
Public Education
Ohio state superintendent’s departure renews push to remove power from school board

(The Center Square) – Two Ohio state senators believe the recent resignation of the interim superintendent of Public Instruction opens the door to an overhaul of the Ohio Department of… Read More

April 11, 2023
Culture
U.S. Department of Education faces backlash for repealing First Amendment protections

Religious groups and an alliance of attorneys general are criticizing the Department of Education (ED) for rescinding rules that protect college students’ religious freedoms. The rules, which were… Read More

March 28, 2023