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Legislation
Kansas Blueprint for Literacy requires ‘science of reading’ in comprehensive education reform

(The Sentinel) – Using the science of reading to teach literacy will soon be required in Kansas schools — and to train new educators in Kansas teacher’s college programs. Read More

April 12, 2024
Legislation
Student teacher stipend application launches

(The Center Square) – The application process for Pennsylvania’s new student teacher stipend program officially rolled out this week. During a news conference Wednesday, legislators from both sides of the… Read More

April 12, 2024
Culture
Maine ‘abortion rights’ amendment proposal fails to get on ballot

Efforts to enshrine a pro-abortion amendment into Maine’s state constitution failed Monday after Senate Republicans unanimously voted against the proposal, ensuring it didn’t get the supermajority required to pass. Read More

April 2, 2024
Legislation
States continue to protect children from experimental gender treatments as Biden admin falls behind European nations

Wisconsin became the 24th state to protect children and teens from experimental and life-altering drugs and surgeries for the purpose of so-called “gender transition.” Republican Gov. Mark Gordon signed… Read More

March 28, 2024
Legislation
Michigan bill would undermine parents by mandating kindergarten for all 5-year-olds 

A Michigan lawmaker has proposed mandatory kindergarten for all 5-year-old children, raising concerns about government interference in parental rights. A group of Democratic lawmakers, led by Sen. Dayna Polehanki, D-Livonia,… Read More

March 25, 2024
Legislation
Universal school choice bill approved by Louisiana Senate committee

A Louisiana Senate committee just advanced a universal school choice bill that would make the state the 12th in the nation to pass such a program. Read More

March 25, 2024
Legislation
South Carolina House approves universal school choice bill

The South Carolina House advanced a universal school choice bill despite a legal battle over the program’s constitutionality. The House voted 69-32 on Wednesday in favor of… Read More

March 25, 2024
Opinion
After school board ‘charade,’ the NC Legislature should make these 7 adjustments to the Parents’ Bill of Rights

Last year, the Republican Legislature passed the Parents’ Bill of Rights (PBR) over North Carolina Gov. Cooper’s veto. The PBR gives parents the right, among other things, to challenge supplementary… Read More

March 18, 2024
Legislation
Kentucky Legislature passes measure to put pro-school choice constitutional amendment on the ballot, giving voters final say

Kentucky took a major leap forward on the path to school choice. The Kentucky Legislature approved HB 2 on Friday, a constitutional amendment to clarify the… Read More

March 18, 2024
Legislation
Kansas ban on minor sex change treatments, surgeries, advances to likely final approval Thursday

The Kansas Legislature is expected to vote Thursday to join 22 other states in banning sex change surgeries and treatments on minors. The House Wednesday overwhelmingly passed the Senate’s Help… Read More

March 13, 2024
Legislation
‘Big step in the right direction’: Missouri Senate advances school choice expansion bill 

The Missouri Senate voted Tuesday to advance a bill expanding the state’s school choice program, alongside other education reforms. Senators voted 20-13 in favor of SB… Read More

March 13, 2024
Legislation
TikTok spying on Americans while trying to ‘buy Congress’ to prevent national ban, Hawley alleges

TikTok is little more than a “spy app” for the Chinese Communist Party and should be banned to protect Americans’ most intimate information, says Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley. Hawley has… Read More

March 13, 2024
Legislation
Southern Poverty Law Center fought reforms that might have prevented Laken Riley’s death, immigration activist says

(The Daily Signal) – The Southern Poverty Law Center has repeatedly opposed Georgia bills that would require local law enforcement to report illegal aliens to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement if… Read More

March 12, 2024
Legislation
Tennessee bill would allow schools to dispense whole milk

(The Center Square) – The Tennessee Senate is expected to take on legislation allowing public schools to serve whole milk again in Tennessee. The U.S. House passed a similar measure… Read More

March 11, 2024
Legislation
Tebow to Congress: Save the ‘most vulnerable’ from ‘monsters’ sexually exploiting them

In powerful testimony to a House committee, former NFL star Tim Tebow testified this week that thousands of children in America who are missing are being exploited by human sex… Read More

March 8, 2024
Legislation
Alabama is the first state in 2024 to pass school choice, governor expected to sign

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Alabama on Wednesday became the first state in 2024 to pass school choice and is set to become the 11th state in the country to… Read More

March 7, 2024
Legislation
Kansas House committee makes progress on bills stopping trans drugs, surgery for minors 

A committee of the Kansas House of Representatives debated a pair of bills that would prohibit treatments for gender dysphoria in minor children. HB 2791 and HB 2792 would prohibit doctors from administering… Read More

March 1, 2024
Legislation
Iowa House passes bill to change funding for Area Education Agencies

(The Center Square) – The Iowa House of Representatives passed a bill that changes how the state’s Area Education Agencies are funded amid accusations from some lawmakers that the legislation… Read More

March 1, 2024
Legislation
Tennessee House passes bill to restrict what flags can be displayed in public schools

The Tennessee House passed a bill on Monday that would ban LGBTQ and many other flags from public school classrooms, sending the measure to the Senate. Read More

February 29, 2024
Legislation
Alabama House passes universal school choice bill

The Alabama House passed a universal school choice bill that already has the endorsement of Gov. Kay Ivey. The House voted 69-34 Tuesday in favor of… Read More

February 29, 2024