legislation
Culture
‘Bill of rights’ would give Nebraska parents a powerful tool against school indoctrination, say supporters

Lawmakers in Nebraska spent Monday listening to public testimony on a bill that would formalize parents’ rights in education. “Every parent of a child in this state shall… Read More

February 2, 2023
Public Education
Mississippi Senate committee passes bill to allow schools to arm workers

(The Center Square) — Against a key deadline in the Mississippi Legislature on Tuesday, the Senate Education Committee advanced several bills that are now headed for a full chamber vote. Read More

February 1, 2023
Christian Schools, Public Education
Kansas legislature considers bill to modify sports competition between public and private schools

(The Sentinel) – Last year, the Kansas State High School Athletics Association — which governs all high school sports in Kansas — adopted new rules intended to level competition between… Read More

January 31, 2023
Culture, Legislation
Utah governor signs bill banning sex change treatments for minors and school choice bill

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox signed two bills into law supporting children and parents over the weekend. One bill banned sex change treatments in the state for minors who… Read More

January 30, 2023
Legislation
Students join in the call for school choice at the Kansas capitol

(The Sentinel) – It was standing – and sitting on the floor – room-only, as some 200 students and educators from as far away as Wichita joined advocates in urging… Read More

January 30, 2023
Culture
Some blue states are requiring universities to provide chemical abortions on campus

(Daily Caller) – Lawmakers in blue states across the country are passing laws to require public universities to provide chemical abortions on campus. A new California law… Read More

January 30, 2023
Public Education
Bill seeks to block federal funds for schools that ‘indoctrinate with critical race theory’

(The Center Square) – A Texas congressman has introduced legislation to ban federal funding for public schools that promote theories that discriminate on the basis of race, color or national… Read More

January 30, 2023
Legislation
‘Transformational’ Florida education choice bill wins approval in first legislative hearing

(reimaginED) – A bill that would extend eligibility for flexible spending accounts to all K-12 students cleared its first hurdle today on the way to becoming the largest expansion of… Read More

January 27, 2023
Legislation
As school choice advances elsewhere, progress is slow in Virginia House

(The Center Square) – The Senate Committee on Education and Health voted to “pass by indefinitely” on three school choice bills by Republican lawmakers Thursday – a signal other… Read More

January 26, 2023
Legislation
Utah Legislature passes school choice bill

Utah’s newest school choice legislation is on its way to the governor’s desk. After HB 215 passed the House on Friday, it sped through the… Read More

January 26, 2023
Public Education
Mississippi Senate committee approves bill to cut state superintendent’s salary

(The Center Square) — The Mississippi Senate Education Committee approved a bill that would cut the state superintendent’s salary on Wednesday. New state Superintendent Robert Taylor was hired on Nov. Read More

January 26, 2023
Legislation
U.S. Senators unite for school choice

Several U.S. Senators advanced school choice this week with a resolution and at least two bills, demonstrating it doesn’t have to be a partisan issue. Sen. Tim Scott,… Read More

January 25, 2023
Public Education
Washington student learning loss prompts bill to add one week to school year

(The Center Square) – In response to student learning loss due to the closure of schools during the COVID-19 pandemic, two Washington state lawmakers have put forward a bipartisan bill… Read More

January 25, 2023
Culture
Arkansas Senate passes bill classifying drag shows as adult entertainment

(The Center Square) – The Arkansas Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would classify drag shows as an adult business and bans the performances from public property. The… Read More

January 25, 2023
Legislation
Universal EdChoice scholarship bill introduced in Ohio Senate

(The Center Square) – A new bill in the Ohio General Assembly would make all Ohio students eligible for the state’s EdChoice Scholarship program and significantly grow the state’s homeschool tax… Read More

January 25, 2023
Legislation
Missouri Senate bill would expand school choice opportunities for families

A Missouri Senate committee heard a school choice bill which would establish tax credits for homeschool expenses and make state funds available for private education. “State government should… Read More

January 24, 2023
Legislation
South Carolina Senate could consider education scholarships

(The Center Square) — The South Carolina Senate could vote this week on legislation that includes scholarships for low-income students. The bill, S.39, sponsored by state Sen. Larry Grooms, R-Bonneau,… Read More

January 24, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Indiana’s ban of males in female school sports takes full effect after lawsuit dismissal

A lawsuit contesting an Indiana law banning transgender biological males from playing on female sports teams has been dismissed, removing a previous injunction. The law, passed last year,… Read More

January 23, 2023
Culture
Poll shows majority of Americans support some abortion restrictions

(The Center Square) – A majority of Americans surveyed support at least some abortion restrictions, according to a poll conducted ahead of the 50th anniversary of the March for Life… Read More

January 23, 2023
Legislation
School choice legislation is likely from Georgia lawmakers this session

(The Center Square) — Georgia lawmakers are almost certain to discuss school funding and even school choice legislation during this year’s legislative session. “I think we’re going to have a… Read More

January 23, 2023