Public Education
Tests: Minnesota student grades down since 2019

(The Center Square) – The Minnesota Department of Education released the 2023 statewide assessment results showing some scores dropped 10 percentage points below pre-pandemic levels in 2019. The 2023 North… Read More

August 24, 2023
Public Education
Critics: Kansas City Public Schools exhibits ‘soft bigotry of low expectations’ in giving all students at least 40%, even on schoolwork not done

Kansas City, Missouri Public Schools is epitomizing “the soft bigotry of low expectations” by giving all students at least 40% credit on all tests and assignments – even ones that… Read More

August 21, 2023
Public Education
Kansas City Public Schools sets lowest grading level at 40%, no longer allowing ‘zeroes’ – even when no work is turned in

Zeroes are no longer allowed to be given to students in Kansas City Public Schools. The lowest score possible now is 40%, even if the student never completes or turns… Read More

August 18, 2023
Public Education
Michigan House votes to repeal right-to-work, reinstate prevailing wage, end A-F grading system

(The Center Square) – The Michigan House on Tuesday voted to repeal right-to-work, reinstate the prevailing wage, and trash the state’s A-F grading system for public schools. The Democrat-dominated House… Read More

March 22, 2023
Public Education
Bill aims to trash Michigan’s A-F school grading system

(The Center Square) – After Michigan shuttered in-person learning at schools statewide during the pandemic, student learning suffered. Three years after the pandemic shutdowns began, critics say a new bill… Read More

March 16, 2023
Opinion, Public Education
Kansas Department of Education takes ‘another lap on the grade inflation tour’

(The Sentinel) – The Kansas Department of Education conducted a fifty-city “Kansans Can Success Tour” in 2021 that felt like high school pep rallies, with the announcement of record-setting… Read More

January 17, 2023
Opinion, Public Education
Kansas publication aids and abets student achievement cover-up

(The Sentinel) – It’s bad enough that there are more high school students below grade level in Kansas than are proficient. But media aiding and abetting education officials’ cover-up attempts… Read More

July 20, 2022