legislation
Culture
U.S. House passes ‘Parents Bill of Rights’

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Parents Bill of Rights” along a mostly party line vote in what promises to be one of the themes of the 2024… Read More

March 24, 2023
Culture
Florida Representative claims Parental Rights in Education bill will lead to ‘hate, bigotry’ and ‘death’

(Daily Caller) – Democratic Rep. Maxwell Frost of Florida said Thursday that a parental-rights in education bill debated in the House of Representatives would lead to “hate, bigotry and even… Read More

March 24, 2023
Culture
ACLU threatens to sue if Georgia Gov. Kemp signs bill protecting children from sex-change surgeries

(The Center Square) – The Georgia Senate passed a modified version of a bill that would restrict certain surgical procedures on minors for gender dysphoria on Tuesday. The… Read More

March 23, 2023
Culture
Illinois House passes bill to penalize libraries that restrict inappropriate children’s books

(The Center Square) – Libraries in Illinois, including at K-12 schools, could see their funding cut if there are efforts to restrict books under a bill that passed… Read More

March 23, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Bill regarding gender pronouns headed to Gov. Burgum’s desk in North Dakota

Image via Facebook. (The Center Square) – The North Dakota House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that makes using transgender student pronouns optional for teachers. Senate… Read More

March 23, 2023
Public Education
Murphy, lawmakers agree to spend more to taxpayer money on schools to offset revenue losses

(The Center Square) — New Jersey’s schools will be spared deep budget cuts next year under a new deal reached between Gov. Phil Murphy and a group of Democratic lawmakers… Read More

March 22, 2023
Public Education
Michigan House votes to repeal right-to-work, reinstate prevailing wage, end A-F grading system

(The Center Square) – The Michigan House on Tuesday voted to repeal right-to-work, reinstate the prevailing wage, and trash the state’s A-F grading system for public schools. The Democrat-dominated House… Read More

March 22, 2023
Legislation
Florida House passes sweeping education savings account expansion bill

(The Center Square) — The Florida House of Representatives passed a significant expansion of the state’s education savings account program Friday. House Bill 1, authored by Kaylee Tuck, R-Lake Placid,… Read More

March 17, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Kentucky bill allowing parents to challenge ‘obscene’ classroom material heads to governor’s desk

(Daily Caller) – The Kentucky House passed a bill on Wednesday that would allow parents to challenge sexually explicit materials in the classroom. In an 80-18 vote,… Read More

March 17, 2023
Culture
Proposed legislation would stop diversity, equity training at Ohio colleges, universities

(The Center Square) – A bill in the Ohio Legislature would stop diversity and equity training for faculty and students at state colleges and universities. The Higher Education Enhancement Act,… Read More

March 17, 2023
Public Education
Bill aims to trash Michigan’s A-F school grading system

(The Center Square) – After Michigan shuttered in-person learning at schools statewide during the pandemic, student learning suffered. Three years after the pandemic shutdowns began, critics say a new bill… Read More

March 16, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Texas lawmaker prioritizing school safety, teacher pay hikes, parental controls over explicit materials

(The Center Square) – Over the last few weeks, House Speaker Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, has announced in piecemeal fashion bills he says the state House must prioritize. Several he recently… Read More

March 16, 2023
Culture
Missouri needs to ban transgender treatments for minors, says Senator Josh Hawley, as national group decries the treatments for kids

Missouri lawmakers should go ahead and ban transgender treatments for children, in U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley’s considered opinion. Hawley’s office last month launched an investigation of the Washington University Transgender… Read More

March 15, 2023
Culture
Georgia House committee approves bill banning gender surgeries on children

(The Center Square) – After more than an hour of sometimes contentious debate, the Georgia House Public Health Committee passed an amended bill on Tuesday that would restrict certain surgical… Read More

March 15, 2023
Legislation
‘Backpack Bill,’ universal school choice, returns to Ohio General Assembly

(The Center Square) – A plan to allow state education dollars to be used by every Ohio parent to pay for private school or other education expenses is back before… Read More

March 15, 2023
Public Education
Florida House committee approves ‘Teacher Bill of Rights,’ limiting school administrators’ power

(The Center Square) — The Florida House Civil Justice Subcommittee approved three bills that are designed to reform the Sunshine State’s civil litigation system. House Bill 1035, also known as… Read More

March 15, 2023
Culture
Tennessee university student group outraged faculty won’t call divisive concepts laws ‘White Supremacist’

A student advocacy group condemned their faculty senate for postponing a resolution declaring two education laws to be “white supremacist.” The University of Tennessee Martin group, People… Read More

March 14, 2023
Culture
Tennessee Senate passes bill blocking abortion spending for local governments

(The Center Square) – A bill to prevent local governments from using taxpayer funds on abortions or travel out of state to get abortions passed the Tennessee Senate. Read More

March 14, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Elected leaders’ concerns about early-age sexual indoctrination in Leavenworth elementary school is unwelcome, brings call to resign

As a conservative, Pat Proctor never did feel welcome at Leavenworth’s David Brewer Elementary School in Kansas. It’s only gotten worse now. After they blew the whistle on pro-LGBTQ student… Read More

March 13, 2023
Legislation
Part-time enrollment in Florida could give families even more options for education

Florida students could soon benefit from the option to attend a blend of classes in public schools, homeschools and specialized schools as a part of their weekly schedule. Read More

March 13, 2023