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Legislation
Alabama House conducts public hearing for education savings account bill

(The Center Square) – A bill that would create an education savings account program in Alabama was rewritten in committee after a public hearing on Wednesday. The Ways and Means Education… Read More

February 22, 2024
Legislation
Idaho introduces a bill to protect public school teachers’ freedom not to use preferred pronouns

Idaho lawmakers advanced a bill Friday that would grant legal protection to public school teachers who opt not to use students’ preferred pronouns. If passed, House… Read More

February 20, 2024
Legislation
New Illinois bill looks to give tax credits to abortion seekers and providers

(The Center Square) – A new measure would provide a $500 tax credit for abortion providers, abortion seekers, legal guardians of abortion seekers and public school teachers who move to… Read More

February 20, 2024
Legislation
Bill allowing concealed carry-on school grounds advances in South Dakota Senate

A South Dakota Senate committee approved a school safety bill that would permit the concealed carry of firearms on school grounds under certain conditions. Sponsored by Sen. Brent Hoffman,… Read More

February 16, 2024
Legislation
Illinois measure would make parents abusers for denying sex changes for their kids

(The Center Square) – A parents’ rights group is pushing back against a proposed Illinois bill equating denying children things like puberty blockers to child abuse. State Rep. Anne Stava-Murray,… Read More

February 15, 2024
Legislation
Vape ban in Kentucky schools closer to reality

(The Center Square) – Vaping in public schools is closer to being banned after Tuesday’s unanimous passage by the Education Committee of the Kentucky House of Representatives. All tobacco, alternative… Read More

February 15, 2024
Legislation
Bill tying school funding to controversial curriculum materials moves forward in Washington

(The Center Square) – Legislation that would allow the Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction to cut state funding for certain school districts is moving ahead in the form of … Read More

February 8, 2024
Legislation
Conservative leaders call on Jordan, Johnson to repeal ‘weaponized’ FACE Act

(The Daily Signal) – Conservative leaders are calling on House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan and Speaker of the House Mike Johnson to pass the FACE Act Repeal… Read More

February 7, 2024
Legislation
Proposed legislation would require schools to notify parents on student pronoun changes

(The Center Square) – The Arizona State Senate Education Committee will be considering legislation that would require parents to be notified if their child begins going by different pronouns from… Read More

February 6, 2024
Legislation
Families to protest bill in Oklahoma attacking homeschool freedoms, parental rights

Families in Oklahoma are preparing to gather Feb. 6 at the state’s Capitol to express concerns over recent legislation that seeks to limit their educational freedoms. Read More

January 30, 2024
Opinion
New school choice program launches in South Carolina. Parents are winning.

(The Daily Signal) – Despite the most well-funded efforts to stop education reform, the school choice movement still clearly has momentum. The fruits of those efforts can be… Read More

January 26, 2024
Legislation
Maine quashes trans trafficking bill 12-0 with liberal sponsors joining to flip kill switch

A joint committee in the Maine Legislature voted to kill a measure that would hand over to state courts custody of children for the purposes of sex change medicine. The… Read More

January 26, 2024
Legislation
Task force approves recommendations to lawmakers to fight maternal mortality

(The Center Square) – A legislative task force this week finalized recommendations for lawmakers on addressing the state’s high rates of maternal mortality and preterm births. The Nursing Maternal Mortality… Read More

January 26, 2024
Legislation
‘Send them to the pound’: Oklahoma rep introduces bill to ban ‘furries’ from school, have them rounded up by ‘animal control’

An Oklahoma state representative introduced a bill last week that would ban so-called “furries” from attending school. “Furries,” the New York Post says, are “a subculture… Read More

January 24, 2024
Homeschools
Kansas, Missouri families plan Homeschool Capitol Days

Homeschooling parents in the Kansas City area don’t take their freedoms for granted – which is why they’re planning a visit to their legislators for a friendly reminder. The Christian… Read More

January 24, 2024
Legislation
State legislatures are taking on gender ideology in first weeks of 2024

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Multiple state legislatures debated bills regarding transgender issues in the few first weeks of 2024, with the focus being on restroom access, sex-change surgeries for… Read More

January 22, 2024
Legislation
Washington Senate passes bill mandating LGBT curricula in public schools

A Washington state bill to mandate “inclusive,” DEI-inspired school curricula has been passed by the Senate, even though opponents believe it will drive more parents away from public schools. SB 5462,… Read More

January 22, 2024
Legislation
‘Build a better case,’ say critics of bill to lower Washington’s school bond election threshold

(The Center Square) – Some lawmakers in Washington state want to lower the bar to pass school bonds in elections. House Bill 1843 proposes an amendment to… Read More

January 17, 2024
Legislation
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
Legislation
Idaho Republicans propose parental school choice tax credit

Two state lawmakers proposed an education tax credit bill that would bring school choice to Idaho families. State Sen. Lori Den Hartog, R-Meridian, and Rep. Wendy Horman, R-Idaho Falls, proposed… Read More

January 15, 2024