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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Republican lawmakers pitch constitutional amendment to keep Wisconsin churches open

(The Center Square) – Wisconsin Republicans want to make sure churches in the state are kept open during the next emergency. State Sen Cory Tomczyk, R-Mosinee, along with Rep. Ty… Read More

July 21, 2023