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Legislation
Florida House education choice expansion bill gets Senate companion

(reimaginED) – HB 1 no longer stands alone. State Sen. Corey Simon R-Tallahassee, chair of the Senate Committee on Education PreK-12, on Friday filed SB 202, a companion bill that allows… Read More

February 14, 2023
Public Education
Committee defers bill that would have made South Dakota school lunches free

(The Center Square) – A bill that would provide free school lunches to South Dakota public school students was deferred by lawmakers on the House Education Committee Monday. Read More

February 14, 2023
Legislation
Majority of Texas voters say school choice, border security, property taxes are top priorities

(The Center Square) – Securing the Texas border, reducing property taxes and expanding school choice are all issues Texans say the state Legislature should prioritize this session, according to a… Read More

February 14, 2023
Culture
Noem signs bill banning gender transition surgery for minors

(The Center Square) – Gov. Kristi Noem signed a bill Monday banning gender transition surgeries and treatments for minors. Physicians could lose their licenses for violating House Bill 1080, which… Read More

February 14, 2023
Culture
Pivotal parental rights bill to face an uphill battle in the Virginia Senate

(Daily Caller) – Republicans are facing an uphill battle in the Virginia Senate getting Sage’s Law, a bill which requires parental notification of a child’s sex transition, to the governor’s… Read More

February 13, 2023
Culture
Nebraska legislators hear testimony on a bill to ban cross-sex treatments for those under 19

A Nebraska bill considered Wednesday would put an age restriction on cross-sex medical treatment, such as puberty blockers, hormone treatment and certain surgical procedures. LB 574, introduced by… Read More

February 10, 2023
Culture
NC Senate approves parents’ rights bill restricting K-4 sexual education in schools

A bill giving parents more say over their children’s health and education passed the North Carolina Senate on Tuesday. Sen. Amy Galey, R-Alamance County, sponsored Senate Bill 49,… Read More

February 10, 2023
Legislation
Kansas House committee approves ESA school choice bill

(The Sentinel) – The Kansas House of Representatives K-12 Education Budget Committee heard testimony earlier this week on House Bill 2218, which would eventually provide an education savings account (ESA) for… Read More

February 10, 2023
Legislation
Bill to add Hamilton County to Tennessee ESA school voucher pilot advances

(The Center Square) – Hamilton County students might soon have access to educational savings accounts like students in Davidson and Shelby counties. Senate Bill 12 advanced through the… Read More

February 9, 2023
Culture
Kids under 16 should be barred from social media, and parents should be empowered to delete their Big Tech data, says Hawley

Children shouldn’t be allowed on social media until age 16, argues Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley, who plans that and other legislation to protect kids from the documented hazards of Big… Read More

February 9, 2023
Legislation
Tennessee turns table on feds, may reject federal education money

Tennessee, once among the most dependent states on federal dollars, may reject future federal help in education to clip the “strings attached.” House Speaker Cameron… Read More

February 8, 2023
Legislation
Oklahoma Gov. Stitt renews support for school choice as legislation pends in state senate

In his state of the state address on Monday, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt prioritized education reform and school choice. “Parents spoke loud and clear at the ballot box… Read More

February 8, 2023
Legislation
Nebraska school choice proposal gets hearing, support of governor

A school choice bill in Nebraska is back up for consideration, this time with support from the governor. “We can’t let one kid fall through the cracks and… Read More

February 8, 2023
Public Education
Nebraska governor proposes reforms to convoluted school funding system

The arcane, convoluted formula for public school funding in Nebraska is about to receive a significant makeover if Gov. Jim Pillen has his way. In Nebraska, property taxes… Read More

February 7, 2023
Legislation
North Carolina amendment would result in more elected, fewer appointed state education board members

(The Center Square) – The House Education Committee will review a proposed constitutional amendment on Tuesday to change how the State Board of Education operates. The committee is slated to… Read More

February 7, 2023
Culture
Republican senators introduce Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

(The Center Square) – Two Republican U.S. Senators introduced a bill to provide medical care to babies born alive after surviving an abortion. They did so after a similar measure… Read More

February 6, 2023
Legislation
Idaho legislator is working to overturn ‘relic’ anti-school choice amendment

An Idaho lawmaker has introduced a resolution to remove an Idaho constitutional amendment which has historically restricted school choice programs. “Article Nine, Section Five, known as the Blaine… Read More

February 2, 2023
Culture
Obscene ‘family-friendly’ drag show trend continues in Texas

A grown man performed in drag in front of kids and adults, shockingly toasting to “those who lick us where we pee.” The “Beauty and the… Read More

February 2, 2023
Legislation
South Carolina Senate passes expanded school choice ESA program

The South Carolina Senate approved a bill this week granting 15,000 students access to education savings accounts (ESAs). “There will be children whose lives will be changed for… Read More

February 2, 2023
Culture
‘Parents’ Bill of Rights’ introduced in North Carolina Senate

(The Center Square) – North Carolina Senate Republicans introduced a “Parents’ Bill of Rights” on Wednesday, legislation intended as protection for children and parents as it relates to early childhood… Read More

February 2, 2023