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
Public Education
West Virginia declares special education emergency

 The West Virginia Department of Education has declared a state of emergency over failing special education services in Hampshire County. The state’s Board of Education agreed… Read More

November 20, 2023
Public Education
Audit: Most West Virginia school districts violated federal rules for $1.2B in grants

(The Center Square) – Thirty-seven of West Virginia’s 54 county school districts were noncompliant spending more than $1.2 billion in federal COVID-19 funds, according to a new report. A … Read More

November 14, 2023
U.S. Census Bureau proposes adding gender, sexuality questions for those ages 15 and up

(The Center Square) – The U.S. Census Bureau is under fire for embracing progressive ideology around gender and sexuality and pushing for taxpayer dollars to fund it. U.S. Sens. Marco… Read More

November 10, 2023
Public Education
Study: Denver charter schools yield greater return on taxpayer investment

(The Center Square) – Denver’s charter schools are more cost effective in teaching reading and math and result in a greater return on taxpayer investment than traditional public schools, according… Read More

November 3, 2023
Public Education
Legislative committee taking deep look at costs as it considers rejecting federal education funding in Tennessee

(The Center Square) – As members of a committee sit down to analyze the impact of federal funding on Tennessee’s K-12 schools, they will be diving in depth into numbers… Read More

October 26, 2023
Public Education
California reading, math scores continue to worsen post-COVID, despite hundreds of billions in education funding

California’s 2022-23 reading and math scores were recently released, revealing no improvement despite billions in additional education funds. The statewide average for reading and math is 46.6% and 34.6%, respectively… Read More

October 24, 2023
Tennessee legislative panel to mull rejection of federal education dollars

Tennessee is taking steps to make good on its threat to reject federal education dollars by appointing a 10-member legislative panel to consider the move. The Lion… Read More

September 27, 2023
PA lawmakers make case for school choice program to solve archaic public system problems

(The Center Square) — As Pennsylvania’s divide over education funding continues, House Republicans once again championed their plan to give scholarships to students in low-performing schools to enroll elsewhere. The… Read More

September 13, 2023
Public Education
Indiana teachers are only paid 23% of their per-classroom funding. Where does the rest of the money go?

The average 20-student K-12 classroom in Indiana receives more than $234,000 in local, state and federal funding, local media reported. However, the… Read More

August 25, 2023
Public Education
Study: Detroit charters get $6,202 less per-pupil funding than traditional schools

(The Center Square) – A new report found the funding disparity between traditional public schools and their public charter school counterparts in Detroit is $6,202 per pupil or 35.3%. Meanwhile,… Read More

August 21, 2023
Public Education
Arizona public school funding per student to hit record level

(The Center Square) – New numbers from the Arizona Joint Legislative Budget Committee paint a clearer picture in the ongoing debate on school choice and funding for public education. When… Read More

August 17, 2023
Public Education
Universities are spending like crazy to grow their bureaucracies, and students are footing the bill, analysis finds

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Public universities across the United States are spending money to increase their workforce and then passing the bill along to students, according to an analysis… Read More

August 11, 2023
Public Education
Report: Atlanta has the biggest charter funding gap

(The Center Square) – Atlanta received a failing grade for its charter school funding gap. A new report from the School Choice Demonstration Project, an educational research project within the… Read More

August 10, 2023
Public Education
Biden administration to award $100M to minority colleges

(The Center Square) – In the wake of the Supreme Court’s affirmative action ruling, the Biden administration is granting more than $100 million to historically black colleges and universities and… Read More

August 4, 2023
Public Education
Survey says nearly half of all parents think taxpayers don’t get value from public schools

A new survey released by the consumer credit company Wallet Hub found that almost half of all parents believe that public schools don’t provide a good value for the money. Read More

August 1, 2023
Public Education
Survey: Inflation hitting back-to-school budgets hard

A new survey by a global financial services company shows back-to-school supplies in the U.S. are rising faster than the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The survey by WorldRemit… Read More

July 25, 2023
Public Education
Despite billions in taxpayer funding, Philadelphia’s schools are literally falling apart

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Nearly 4 in 10 Philadelphia schools were assessed and rated as having “unsatisfactory” conditions despite the district having a $3.9 billion budget paid by taxpayers… Read More

July 19, 2023
Christian Schools
This 41-year-old Utah Christian school is finding ways to innovate, keeping education affordable with ESAs on the horizon

The Heritage Foundation ranks the state of Utah No. 11 for education freedom, and it was the fourth state to pass a… Read More

July 19, 2023
As ‘Pride Month’ ends, taxpayer spending on LGBT projects piles up

(The Center Square) – As LGBT Pride Month ends, a close look at federal spending trends shows that the U.S. government is increasingly doling out billions of dollars for a… Read More

July 5, 2023