legislature
Culture
Washington to conduct $500K statewide ‘LGBTQ’ survey

(The Center Square)Ā ā€“ Washington state is gearing up for Pride Month and, in doing so, plans to conduct an LGBTQ survey for the first time. The state’s LGBTQ Commission, created… Read More

May 30, 2024
Legislation
Gov. Abbott: School choice wins in Tuesday’s GOP primary runoffs in Texas

(The Center Square) ā€“ The Texas state legislature now has enough votes to pass school choice initiatives after Tuesday’s Republican primary runoff election, Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday night. “The… Read More

May 29, 2024
Legislation
Missouri Legislature sends bill to governor ending funding for abortion providers

(The Center Square) ā€“ Legislators believe Planned Parenthood hasnā€™t received any reimbursements from Missouri for two years, and a bill headed to Republican Gov. Mike Parsonā€™s desk will make that… Read More

April 26, 2024
Legislation
Kentucky Legislature advances pro-school choice constitutional amendmentĀ 

The Kentucky House voted in favor of a pro-school choice measureĀ that would give voters a chance to amend the state constitution. The House voted 65-32 on… Read More

March 14, 2024
Legislation
Tennessee Legislature to begin ESA bill committee discussions

(The Center Square) ā€“ Several versions of Tennesseeā€™s universal education savings account bill will be heard in committee for the first time this week. House Bill… Read More

February 28, 2024
Legislation
Report: Florida is nationwide model for educational freedom and choice

(The Center Square) ā€“ The Florida legislature was among several nationwide this year that expanded its school choice programs. One of its scholarship programs is the first of its kind… Read More

December 4, 2023
Legislation
Tennessee lawmaker preparing for statewide K-12 ESA bill

(The Center Square) ā€“ The Tennessee Legislature will hear a proposal to create a statewide educational savings program in the upcoming session, Rep. Mark White, R-Memphis, confirmed to The Center… Read More

November 7, 2023
Legislation
Third special session to address school choice, border security in Texas begins Monday

(The Center Square) ā€“ Texas Gov. Greg Abbott called a third special legislative session to begin Monday to address school choice, border security and other initiatives. “I am bringing the… Read More

October 9, 2023
Public Education
Marxist teacher chose by select Democrat committee insiders for seat for Colorado General Assembly

Tim HernĆ”ndez, the teachersā€™ union activist in Colorado who advocated for an anti-capitalist plank, was picked to fill a vacancy in the Colorado Legislature. HernĆ”ndez, who is an avowed Marxist,… Read More

August 28, 2023
Homeschools
Kansas legislators encourage homeschoolersā€™ participation: ā€˜You know your child bestā€™

Four legislators from the Kansas House and Senate urged homeschool families to get more involved in the stateā€™s educational policies, even inviting them to testify at legislative committees.  ā€œLegislation does… Read More

August 24, 2023
Public Education
Kansas district used $4 million extra at-risk state aid to boost SPED cash reserves

(The Sentinel) ā€“ The Kansas Legislature provides over $500 million of at-risk funding to deliver services to students at risk of academic failure.[i]  According to a 2019 state audit,… Read More

June 27, 2023