Public Education
Tuesday primary to narrow Nebraska Board of Education candidates in District 2. Who are they?

In two of the four Nebraska Board of Education primaries May 14, three candidates are vying for the top-two spots in Districts 2 and 4 for the ballot in November’s… Read More

May 8, 2024
Public Education
‘Funding is not a silver bullet’: Alaskans want education reforms, not just more spending

Amid a contentious debate about education funding, polling reveals Alaskans care more about reforms than mere dollar increases. A March survey finds broad dissatisfaction with the… Read More

April 16, 2024
Poll: Voters want schools to focus on basics instead of critical race theory

(The Center Square) – The vast majority of people think schools should focus on traditional subjects like math, reading and science, and a majority also say critical race theory should… Read More

March 28, 2024
Public Education
Study: Illinois’ spending per student is one of highest in the country

(The Center Square) – A new study shows that Illinois continues to pump money into education without seeing tangible results.   The Reason Foundation found that Illinois’ inflation-adjusted education revenue grew… Read More

February 28, 2024
‘Bring back world-class education’: Trump promises major education reform if re-elected

At the National Religious Broadcasters’ 2024 Christian Media Convention, former President Donald Trump promised to make major reforms to American education if re-elected. “[A] top priority will be to take… Read More

February 27, 2024
Public Education
Half of parents want to customize their child’s K-12 education, report shows

Nearly half of America’s parents want to customize their child’s education. The new Choose to Learn 2024 report surveyed “open-minded parents” to find out what sort… Read More

February 16, 2024
Public Education
Gov. Sanders vows to fulfill ‘promise’ for deaf, blind students in Arkansas with push for new facilities

Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders vowed to deliver a “quality education” for deaf and blind students in the state in an announcement at the state capitol Wednesday. “…[T]wo schools were built as… Read More

February 15, 2024
Public Education
Report: 30 years after landmark court ruling to increase funding, Kentucky’s public schools are worse than ever

Public school activists often blame underfunded schools for poor test scores, but a new report from Kentucky says just the opposite. The Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions tracked school… Read More

February 13, 2024
Public Education
Oklahoma’s new education secretary is a school choice champion

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has appointed Nellie Tayloe Sanders, an advocate for special education and school choice, to serve as the state’s new Secretary of Education. Though not herself an… Read More

January 31, 2024
Public Education
New York educators bemoan ‘budget cuts’ despite a billion-dollar increase

New York educators are up in arms about Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposed budget for 2025, even though it includes a billion-dollar increase for public education. Hochul’s proposed $233 billion budget… Read More

January 26, 2024
This national school choice week, let’s celebrate return to founding principles

(The Daily Signal) – The school choice policies sweeping the nation may be among the most innovative—and promising—enacted in recent memory. Yet they also embody a return to principles first enshrined in… Read More

January 22, 2024
lincoln, civics education
Civics reform introduced in Wisconsin, but state education department, Democrats, refuse to get on board

Wisconsin’s top educrats and Democrats are opposed to requiring patriotic civics classes in the state’s public schools. Assembly Bill 898 would require the Wisconsin Department of… Read More

January 22, 2024
Public Education
Louisiana’s new Republican governor vetoes ed board’s attempt to lower high school graduation requirements

Just days after his inauguration, Louisiana Gov. Jeff Landry issued an executive order, vetoing an attempt to circumvent high school academic standards. The order addresses the… Read More

January 15, 2024
Holocaust & Humanity Center in Ohio fighting explosion of antisemitism with education  

A Holocaust museum in Ohio is using education to halt the spread of antisemitism since the Oct. 7 attack on Israel.  The Nancy and David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center… Read More

January 12, 2024
Public Education
Walters says Oklahoma will end relationships with ‘anti-parent’ outside groups

(The Center Square) – Oklahoma’s State Superintendent of Public Instruction Ryan Walters said Wednesday he is ending the department’s relationships with at least three organizations he said push an “anti-parent”… Read More

January 11, 2024
Public Education
Biden ed official second to resign over President’s stated support for Israel

A senior adviser with the U.S. Department of Education has become the second federal official to resign over the Biden administration’s position that Israel has a right to defend itself… Read More

January 5, 2024
Public Education
Report: 56% of Tennessee’s sales tax collection go to education

(The Center Square) – The state of Tennessee spent 43% of the state sales tax on education last fiscal year and 56 cents of every dollar of state and local… Read More

January 4, 2024
New year, new laws related to education in New York

(The Center Square) – A new year signals new laws in New York, with the implementation of changes related to education. To improve public safety for college students, a Senate… Read More

December 29, 2023
‘Sunlight is the best disinfectant.’ The Lion 2023 year in review

Ever since the 2020 pandemic, K-12 education has become almost unrecognizable to many readers of education news. Race-, gender- and sex-obsessed education bureaucrats – and sometimes teachers themselves – have… Read More

December 29, 2023
Public Education
Having low-performing elementary students repeat a grade boosts long-term success, new study shows

Grade retention helps students reach higher levels of achievement, new research reveals, defying education establishment claims that repeating grades does more harm than good. Traditionally, public schools have discouraged grade… Read More

December 27, 2023