legislation
Culture
North Dakota bills seek to restrict access to obscene books for minors

North Dakota lawmakers are considering two bills that would prohibit public libraries from displaying sexually explicit materials to minors. HB 1205, introduced by House Majority Leader… Read More

January 19, 2023
Culture, Legislation
S.C. should trust parents to make the best education choices for their kids

(reimaginED) – Should schools do more to train students for the workforce, or focus on the three R’s? South Carolina K-12 officials have been debating that very question lately. A… Read More

January 19, 2023
Opinion
It’s time for school choice in Texas

(The Center Square) – School choice is surging in popularity: 74% of parents with school-aged children want control over their children’s education dollars. Here in Texas, a … Read More

January 18, 2023
Culture
California girl tearfully recounts encounter with naked biological male in YMCA locker room

A California girl encountered a naked biological male who identifies as transgender in her local YMCA locker room, an experience she tearfully recounted before her city council last week. Read More

January 17, 2023
Legislation
Idaho legislators draft legislation for school choice savings plan

Idaho legislators drafted a bill that would create education savings accounts (ESAs), giving parents up to $6,000 in scholarship money for education expenses. “This gives parents flexibility and… Read More

January 17, 2023
Legislation
Wisconsin lawmakers block Gov. Ever’s conversion therapy ban again; ACLU eyes Supreme Court election

(The Center Square) – The ACLU of Wisconsin is seeking to use the Legislature’s most recent vote striking down conversion therapy to register voters, with an eye on this year’s election… Read More

January 17, 2023
Legislation
Arizona governor’s plan to undo nation’s largest school choice program will harm students, advocates say

(Daily Caller) – Newly-elected Democratic Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs’ plan to undo the nation’s most expansive school choice program could affect thousands of students and families who are already utilizing… Read More

January 17, 2023
Public Education
Missouri bill would ban transgender athletes in youth sports

(The Heartlander) – A bill before the General Assembly would prevent transgender athletes from competing in girls’ sports in Missouri. SB 87, also known as the “Save Women’s Sports… Read More

January 13, 2023
Culture
House of Representatives passes two pro-life measures despite bizarre opposition from Democrats

The U.S. House of Representatives passed two pro-life measures on Wednesday, despite Democratic opposition some observers found shocking. The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act passed 220-210 with complete… Read More

January 12, 2023
Public Education
Two Texas bills aim to stop gender indoctrination in public schools

Two bills in the Texas legislature would prohibit lessons on gender identity in public schools. House Bills 631 and 1155 – put… Read More

January 12, 2023
Public Education
Ohio senators plan another attempt to remove state school board power

(The Center Square) – Ohio Senate Republicans took another swing at stripping power from the state board of education and superintendent by introducing a bill Wednesday afternoon that revisits a… Read More

January 12, 2023
Opinion, Public Education
New law requires New Jersey schools to teach critical thinking, but could it be politicized?

A recently signed New Jersey law will ensure public schools teach critical thinking and other research skills, but some worry it could be politicized in the classroom. New… Read More

January 11, 2023
Culture
Ahead of Texas legislative session, most viewed bills filed relate to parental rights, child abuse

(The Center Square) – Ahead of Texas’ 88th legislative session, at least 1,635 bills have been filed as of Jan. 9, according to state prefiling legislative data. The Texas legislature… Read More

January 10, 2023
Public Education
Legislation advances mandating Illinois schools teach sex ed in all grades

(The Center Square) – The battle over whether Illinois schools should adopt the National Sex Education Standards continues. Legislation in Springfield would mandate the standards for schools. Currently, school… Read More

January 9, 2023
Legislation
Several school choice bills pre-filed in Virginia legislature

(The Center Square) – Proposed education bills having to do with “parental choice” and “parental rights” could spark debate among lawmakers after the Virginia General Assembly convenes the 2023… Read More

January 6, 2023
Legislation
Missouri ‘school choice’ bills to watch in 2023

(Kansas City Beacon) – Once again, elementary and secondary education are commanding a lot of attention in the Missouri legislature. And a major focus is throwing state support behind families… Read More

January 3, 2023
Culture
Oklahoma bill would force drunk drivers who kill parents to pay child support

(The Center Square) – Oklahoma could become the latest state to saddle a drunk driver who kills a child’s parents with the financial responsibility for the orphaned youth. Rep Jim… Read More

December 21, 2022
Legislation
Massachusetts legislators should focus on new educational options, says report.

(The Center Square) – Nontraditional education models that embrace low-cost private education options should be pushed by legislators, a new policy brief reveals. Pioneer Institute recently released the report that… Read More

December 20, 2022
Culture
Ohio’s bid to keep transgender athletes out of women’s sports fails

(Daily Caller) – The Ohio state House of Representatives failed to pass a bill that would have banned transgender athletes from competing in sports outside of their biological gender, despite… Read More

December 16, 2022
Culture
Iowa will appeal district court’s decision to not dismiss permanent injunction on six-week abortion ban

(The Center Square) – Polk County District Court denied the State of Iowa’s motion to dismiss the permanent injunction on a 2018 law banning most abortions at around six weeks. Read More

December 15, 2022