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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
Public Education
Conservatives sweep Kansas State Board of Education races

Kansans voted overwhelmingly last Tuesday for parental rights and curriculum accountability in schools, in helping conservatives win all five of the open Kansas State Board of Education seats. Read More

November 14, 2022
Public Education
Oklahoma’s education system ‘won’t go woke,’ says state superintendent-elect

Oklahoma’s new superintendent of public schools says his win signals a rejection of the Biden agenda, more control for parents and more transparency.  “We believe that we’ve… Read More

November 14, 2022
Legislation
Oklahoma election called ‘mandate on school choice’

(The Center Square) – School choice was not the only issue in the Oklahoma gubernatorial race, but it was one of the most prolific.  Gov. Kevin Stitt vowed… Read More

November 11, 2022
Public Education
‘Vote like a mother’: parental rights groups notch key school board wins across the country

(Daily Caller) – Grassroots organizations, focused on parental rights in education, are celebrating key victories in school board races across the country. Moms for Liberty, a coalition… Read More

November 10, 2022
Legislation
Parental rights in education helped Republicans in sweeping Alabama wins

(The Center Square) – Promising protection of the unborn, the Second Amendment and a quest for jobs, Alabama Republican Gov. Kay Ivey led a winning Republican trifecta on Election Day. Read More

November 10, 2022
Legislation
In Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s third term, parental rights and school choice are high priorities

(The Center Square) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared victory in the Rio Grande Valley Tuesday night in McAllen, Texas, winning reelection to his third term. Abbott also declared victory… Read More

November 10, 2022
Public Education
Colorado votes to raise taxes on some for free universal school lunches

Colorado voters passed Proposition FF on Tuesday, which will raise state taxes on high-income households to make free school lunches available to all students. Although… Read More

November 9, 2022
Public Education
Federal court to Ann Arbor Public Schools: stop gagging student speech on Proposal 3

(The Center Square) – A federal court has ordered Ann Arbor Public Schools to stop gagging conservative students’ political speech about Proposal 3. The court order follows Skyline High… Read More

November 7, 2022