election
Culture
‘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
Culture
Anti-school choice Republicans are unpopular with Texas GOP primary voters

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A large majority of Texas Republican primary voters told pollsters they’d be less likely to vote in Texas GOP primaries for a House member who… Read More

February 7, 2024
Christian Schools
Iowa Christian School wins statewide civics award

Ahead of the November election, students of voting age at Ankeny Christian School in Ankeny, Iowa are focused on their civic duty.  The school was recently named a winner of… Read More

January 30, 2024
Legislation
Kentucky lawmakers propose bill to allow voters to elect state ed board members

Kentucky lawmakers filed a bill that would allow voters to directly elect the state’s school board members. Senate Majority Whip Mike Wilson, R-District 32, led a group of nine Republican… Read More

January 18, 2024
Legislation
Age verification for porn among new laws in effect in North Carolina

(The Center Square) – Separate pornography and election laws in North Carolina took effect at midnight on Monday. In all, 16 new laws went onto the books from the most… Read More

January 2, 2024
Public Education
Pennsylvania Republicans won majority of school board seats during 2023 election

In November, political pundits bemoaned the lack of a “red wave” in school board elections nationwide, but Republicans performed better in Pennsylvania than initially reported. One article… Read More

December 18, 2023
Public Education
Loudoun County, Virginia replaces entire school board as new members promise more transparency and parental involvement 

Loudoun County voters elected a completely new slate of school board members Tuesday in what many say is a resounding victory for parents. The new board… Read More

November 8, 2023
Public Education
New Jersey Democrats vulnerable to parental rights issues

(The Center Square) — New Jersey Democrats are vulnerable to voter concerns about parental control in public schools and it could hurt them in the next election, according to a new… Read More

October 19, 2023
Public Education
‘If you’re a candidate or lawmaker who opposes school choice and freedom in education – you’re a target.’ New PAC formed for school choice

A school choice advocacy group announced a new Super PAC last week, promising to go after state lawmakers who oppose school choice expansion. The American Federation for Children, a nonprofit… Read More

October 2, 2023
Public Education
Moms for Liberty offers new toolkit on how to win school board elections 

Over half of school board candidates endorsed by Moms for Liberty won their elections around the country in 2022. Now, the parental rights organization is releasing a school board campaign… Read More

September 25, 2023
Culture
Presidential hopeful Tim Scott releases sweeping ‘Empower Parents Plan’ to fight unions, Big Tech, Biden policies

Presidential candidate Tim Scott released his “Empower Parents Plan” for improving education on Monday, covering a variety of hot-button topics and reversing several of President Biden’s major policies.  Among the… Read More

August 30, 2023
Public Education
What do this year’s gubernatorial candidates in Kentucky, Louisiana and Mississippi think about education?

Three states will elect governors in November. Here’s where the frontrunners stand on education. Kentucky In the Bluegrass State, Democratic incumbent Gov. Andy Beshear is running against Republican Daniel Cameron,… Read More

August 21, 2023
Culture
Grassroots education organizations pick up key school board wins in battleground states

(Daily Caller) – Two grassroots organizations focused on parental rights in education saw several of their endorsed school board candidates pick up wins in key battleground states. Read More

April 6, 2023
Public Education
Chicago Teachers Union ‘breached its duty’ with political spending, complaint alleges

(Daily Caller) – Teachers filed an ethics complaint Thursday against the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) over their campaign spending ahead of the mayoral election. Hancock High School teacher… Read More

April 4, 2023
Public Education
Missouri school board member took heat for telling the truth and asking questions, then was stripped of VP title weeks before election

When Springfield, Missouri residents cast their votes Tuesday in the local school board race, they will decide two of seven seats which control the district and its employed administrators. Read More

March 31, 2023
Public Education
Chicago teachers unions throw millions behind left-wing mayoral candidate

(Daily Caller) – The largest teachers union in Illinois and its affiliates have spent almost $3.2 million on the upcoming mayoral election, according to the Illinois Policy Institute. From January… Read More

March 9, 2023
Public Education
Measure allowing noncitizens to vote in Illinois school board elections receives criticism

(The Center Square) – Some see a measure at the statehouse as a threat to democracy by allowing non-citizens in Illinois to vote in school board elections. Others see… Read More

February 20, 2023
Public Education
Lightfoot criticized for soliciting CPS students to campaign for ‘extra credit;’ investigations launched

(The Center Square) – Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is drawing criticism over leaked emails of her campaign asking public school students for help her re-election bid in exchange for “extra credit.”… Read More

January 13, 2023
Public Education
Candidates for Illinois school boards begin filing nominating petitions

(The Center Square) – Those who aspire to help govern their local school district in Illinois may now file nominating petitions. Nearly 6,000 men and women serve on school… Read More

December 14, 2022
Public Education
School board contemplates filing defamation lawsuit against trustee candidate on election night

A Nevada school board considered legal action against a board candidate on election night in response to his criticism of district officials. Brian Gale was running to be… Read More

November 17, 2022