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Legislation
Ohio Senate proposes resolution on Title IX

(The Center Square) – An Ohio senator wants state lawmakers to send a message to the U.S. Department of Education to exclude sexual orientation and gender identity from Title IX. U.S. Read More

May 22, 2024
Culture
Lawmakers press investigation into DEI agenda at the Pentagon

(The Center Square) – A coalition of lawmakers is pushing forward the ongoing investigation into just how much taxpayer money Pentagon officials are taking away from national defense and putting… Read More

May 21, 2024
Culture
Federal scholarship program under fire for alleged bias against conservatives

(The Center Square) – Lawmakers have threatened to revoke the appropriations for a federally-funded scholarship program that an audit found favors liberally leaning students over conservatives by a ratio of… Read More

May 21, 2024
Culture
GOP lawmakers: ‘Outrageous’ Chicago Teachers Union members ‘bully’ for more money

(The Center Square) – Starting their Wednesday off with doughnuts and red T-shirts, members of the Chicago Teachers Union rolled their way into Springfield to demand more state taxpayer funding. … Read More

May 16, 2024
Culture
Bipartisan group of lawmakers raise concerns about FAFSA delays

(The Center Square) – A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House and the Senate is raising concerns about federally-funded student aid, saying ongoing issues and delays have been unaddressed. Read More

May 7, 2024
Public Education
Lawmakers call for accountability over pro-Hamas campus violence

(The Center Square) – Pro-Hamas demonstrations on college campuses have become increasingly intense, and even violent in recent days, pushing lawmakers to call for a change. U.S. Sen. Rick Scott,… Read More

April 29, 2024
Legislation
Delaware lawmakers weigh ‘death with dignity’ legislation

(The Center Square) – Delaware lawmakers are advancing a controversial proposal that would allow physicians to administer lethal doses of medicine to terminally ill patients.  The proposal,… Read More

April 25, 2024
Legislation
Education expert analyzes Invest in Kids’ record-breaking numbers for final year

(The Center Square) – Despite record-breaking enrollment for its final year, Illinois lawmakers have yet to address the expired Invest in Kids school choice scholarship program. There were rumblings that the… Read More

April 24, 2024
Legislation
Conservative leaders urge lawmakers to back amendment protecting traditional views on marriage

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Dozens of leaders of conservative organizations planned to send a letter Friday to members of Congress demanding that the lawmakers adopt protections for religious Americans… Read More

March 4, 2024
Legislation
South Carolina leaders push school choice expansion

(The Center Square) – South Carolina lawmakers announced a new proposal to expand school choice in the state. H.5164 would expand the Education Savings Account program, which Republican Gov. Henry… Read More

March 1, 2024
Legislation
Iowa lawmakers advance religious freedom bill

(The Center Square) – An Iowa House subcommittee advanced a bill Tuesday that would prevent religious discrimination in Iowa over the objections of some who said the bill could discourage… Read More

January 31, 2024
Opinion
School choice revolution empowers homeschoolers, too

(The Daily Signal) – A school choice revolution is sweeping the nation. Ten states have passed universal education choice initiatives in the past two years. In… Read More

January 29, 2024
Homeschools
Michigan Democrat wants to force homeschoolers to register

(The Center Square) – One Michigan lawmaker wants to require the registration of home-schooled children. Rep. Matt Koleszar, a Plymouth Democrat on the Michigan House Education Committee, wrote on social… Read More

January 25, 2024
Legislation
Spokane lawmaker resurrects $86 million taxpayer-funded school lunch plan

(The Center Square) – A Spokane lawmaker is bringing back legislation to put school meals for every student attending public, charter, and state-tribal schools in Washington on the taxpayers’ tab. Read More

January 17, 2024
Public Education
Audit: Georgia lawmakers should revise state education review standards

(The Center Square) – Georgia lawmakers should consider revising the state’s four-year cycle of reviewing education standards, a process that can yield revisions potentially costing taxpayers millions of dollars. That’s according… Read More

January 2, 2024
Legislation
Illinois’ scholarship tax credit program ends after Dem-controlled Legislature failed to act

(The Center Square) – As states continue to expand educational opportunities around the country, Illinois’ only school choice program is coming to an end.  On Dec. 31, the Invest in Kids scholarship… Read More

December 29, 2023
Legislation
Arizona GOP unveils ballot measure sending school funds directly to teachers

(The Center Square) – Noting a trend of growing administrative spending and teacher pay lagging those increases, Republican lawmakers want to require school districts to revert more of their allotted… Read More

November 15, 2023
Courts
Age restriction laws on porn are sweeping the country, but there’s one crucial problem lawmakers will need to confront

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Pornographic websites now have to verify the age of their users in several states, yet some advocates are claiming that the laws not only invade… Read More

September 20, 2023
Public Education
Lawmakers blast Chinese Communist Party’s influence on American classrooms

(The Center Square) – House lawmakers held a hearing to investigate the Chinese Communist Party’s alleged efforts to influence American classrooms. The Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee held… Read More

September 20, 2023
Legislation
Hundreds of Nevada students expected to lose school choice scholarships. Supporters blame Dem lawmakers

Up to 600 Nevada K-12 students may lose their school choice scholarships next year after the Legislature failed to raise the cap on the program and support the governor’s agenda… Read More

July 24, 2023