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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
Culture
Biden administration is placing undercover federal agents at universities

Image via Facebook. (Daily Caller) – The Biden administration will disguise agents as students to catch colleges and universities that are misleading students, the Department of Education… Read More

March 16, 2023
Public Education
In ‘sweeping expansion,’ U.S. Dept. of Education extends reach over third-party educational services in the name of ‘transparency’

Companies working with higher education institutions were shocked to discover the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) abruptly expanded its definition of a third-party service (TPS). Some critics see… Read More

February 23, 2023
Public Education
House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan officially subpoenas Department of Education over school boards issue

(Daily Caller) – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jim Jordan officially subpoenaed the Department of Education on Friday, the Daily Caller has learned exclusively. According to the subpoena, Education Secretary… Read More

February 8, 2023
Public Education
South Dakota teachers leaving profession in ‘exasperation,’ says DOE Secretary

(The Center Square) – South Dakota is experiencing a teacher shortage as some leave the profession, Department of Education Secretary Joe Graves told the Joint Appropriations Committee on Wednesday. “We’ve… Read More

January 26, 2023
Public Education
Audit: $13,700 bonus paid to Dickson County director of schools not approved by board

(The Center Square) – An audit of Dickson County schools found Director of Schools Danny Weeks received $13,700 in compensation as part of a federal grant that was not part… Read More

January 25, 2023
Public Education
Public schools face dramatic rise in student misbehavior, potentially straining special education resources

Reports of student misbehavior have risen sharply in public schools, as districts also report widespread “stunted” social development among students. Yet special education resources may not be able… Read More

January 10, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Parental rights org files complaints alleging schools created race-based student groups

(Daily Caller) – Parents Defending Education (PDE), a group focused on parental rights in education, filed three complaints on Tuesday to the Department of Education’s (DOE) Office of Civil Rights… Read More

January 4, 2023
Public Education
After major declines in academic performance, Indiana launches student-success dashboard for students, teachers

(The Center Square) – Indiana Department of Education launched a student-success dashboard to give students and educators a clearer view of each student’s progress toward graduation. The Indiana Graduates Prepared… Read More

December 30, 2022
Culture
Menstruation is the new discrimination, civil rights activists argue

Civil rights activists argue female students are being discriminated against – by their period. The Department of Education is expected to weigh in on whether… Read More

December 20, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
Senate push to protect charter schools from Biden admin rule dies on the floor in 49-49 tie

A joint resolution aimed at protecting charter schools failed to attain majority support in a vote ending a 49-49 tie on Wednesday. S.J. Res. 60… Read More

December 14, 2022
Public Education
Biden admin to disband parent council staffed with left-wing activists

(Daily Caller) – The Biden administration is disbanding a council aimed at improving family relationships with schools following a lawsuit by several parental rights in education groups who alleged the… Read More

December 5, 2022
Public Education
Oversight Republicans investigate why DOE hasn’t spent COVID relief funds, role of teachers unions

(The Center Square) – Oversight Republicans have launched an investigation into how the U.S. Department of Education has handled billions of COVID-19 relief dollars, raising the alarm about the major… Read More

August 29, 2022