Public Education
Milwaukee Public School’s financial crisis in spiraling out of control

The education funding scandal in Milwaukee has worsened as those in charge appear to be passing the buck. Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) is under fire for failing to submit important… Read More

June 13, 2024
Op-ed: Chicago Mayor Johnson personifies the main problem of public education

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson just demonstrated the primary problem with public education in 10 words. In an interview with The Economic Club of Chicago, Johnson was… Read More

June 11, 2024
Public Education
Funding failure: New York City is giving more money to schools with declining enrollment

As taxpayer spending on public education rises nationwide, New York City is singling out schools with fewer students for additional aid. NYC Mayor Eric Adams announced… Read More

June 10, 2024
Public Education
Virginia superintendent attended costly out-of-town conferences amid district fentanyl crisis, records show

A Virginia superintendent spent thousands attending out-of-town conferences while his district was embroiled in a drug crisis, a public records request revealed. Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Superintendent Aaron Spence… Read More

May 31, 2024
Public Education
State audit finds questionable spending by Florida school district

(The Center Square) ‚Äď A recent Marion County School District audit uncovered several issues, including millions of dollars in questionable costs. The Florida Auditor General found that the district, despite… Read More

May 29, 2024
Public Education
Education officials at the top of the 2023 Kansas pension ‚Äėmillionaires‚Äô list

(The Sentinel) ‚Äď Data provided by the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System shows that Kansas has 4,375 KPERS ‚Äėmillionaires‚Äô ‚Äď state and local government retirees who will collect at least… Read More

May 20, 2024
Abbott pushes back on claim that public schools aren’t fully funded

(The Center Square) ‚Äď Gov. Greg Abbott pushed back against a narrative being propagated by the state‚Äôs largest teacher‚Äôs union and Texas Democrats that public schools are not fully funded. Read More

May 15, 2024
How federal ‚Äėscience‚Äô spending helps radicalize college students

(The Daily Signal) ‚ÄstAmericans are watching as hordes of anti-American and anti-Israel activists have¬†seized¬†public spaces,¬†occupied¬†university buildings, denied access to¬†reporters, and¬†clashed¬†with police and counterprotesters (all while demanding¬†… Read More

May 7, 2024
Public Education
‚ÄėNormal annual allotment of 108 sick days‚Äô: Illinois community outraged over superintendent‚Äôs exorbitant benefits

Critics are demanding an explanation from an Illinois school board after discovering the superintendent gets 108 days of paid sick leave every year. The Edwardsville Community Unit School District #7… Read More

May 7, 2024
Public Education
‚ÄėUnrealistic and potentially dangerous‚Äô: New Mexico‚Äôs universal school meal program is riddled with impractical, expensive rules, critics say

Proposed reforms to New Mexico‚Äôs universal school meal program are being blasted by critics as costly and nonsensical. The New Mexico Public Education Department proposed a list of… Read More

May 6, 2024
Public Education
Board members accuse superintendent of ‚Äėmanipulating‚Äô Missouri school district as finances implode

Two school board members spoke out against the reinstatement of a superintendent in Missouri, accusing the administrator of multiple acts of bad faith as the district‚Äôs financial condition deteriorates. Recent… Read More

May 3, 2024
Public Education
US Census Bureau: K-12 education spending up 9%, largest increase in two decades

The U.S. Census Bureau announced America‚Äôs K-12 education funding rose by 9% ‚Äď the largest increase in more than 20 years. In a Thursday press release,… Read More

April 29, 2024
Oregon counties receiving $47.7 million from USDA to fund schools, roads

(The Center Square) ‚Äď The part of the federal government which handles forestry, inside the part of the government that handles agriculture is funding local efforts in Oregon that are… Read More

April 24, 2024
Public Education
‘Funding is not a silver bullet‚Äô: 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
Biden swings at student debt cancelation a third time

The Biden administration has unveiled a new plan to pursue the president‚Äôs long-touted goal to ‚Äúcancel‚ÄĚ student debt for the millions of Americans who once promised… Read More

April 12, 2024
Denver plans to use millions from police budget to pay for illegal immigrants

(Daily Caller News Foundation) ‚Äď The Democratic-run city of Denver, Colorado, plans to defund its police department to pay for illegal immigrants. Denver, which is commonly referred to as a… Read More

April 12, 2024
Public Education
Nonprofit set to get another $2M despite low reading, math proficiencies

(The Center Square) ‚Äď A state lawmaker says the use of taxpayer dollars on Teach For America is a waste. The nonprofit teacher development group is seeking more money amid low… Read More

April 11, 2024
Public Education
Report suggests Department of Education innovation program is massive waste of taxpayer dollars

The Department of Education‚Äôs (DOE) classroom innovation program had a 74% failure rate while costing taxpayers billions, a new report reveals. Through its ‚ÄúInvesting in Innovation‚ÄĚ… Read More

March 25, 2024
Effort to overturn Alaska governor’s veto of ‘half done‚Äô education bill fails

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy‚Äôs veto of a bipartisan education bill will stand after legislators failed to gather enough votes to override it. The bill, overwhelmingly passed in both chambers last… Read More

March 20, 2024
Public Education
Mississippi’s education dollars disproportionately spent outside the classroom, state auditor reports

The Mississippi state auditor released a report on education spending that found the state disproportionately funds administration over the classroom. The data revealed that since 2006… Read More

March 13, 2024