Coach Deion Sanders issues stern warning to his athletes about academic responsibility

In response to a wake-up call from a University of Colorado professor, football coach Deion Sanders issued a stern warning to his players regarding academic responsibility before the upcoming season. Read More

April 11, 2024
Public Education
‘They weren’t faring as well’: Texas university reinstates standardized testing requirement

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The University of Texas (UT) Austin announced Monday it will require applicants to submit standardized test scores to boost student success. UT Austin will require standardized… Read More

March 12, 2024
Yale follows Dartmouth’s lead, reinstates admissions policy requiring standardized test scores

Yale will once again require applicants to submit standardized test scores for admissions, becoming the second Ivy League school to reverse its test-optional policy after Dartmouth. In an… Read More

February 26, 2024
Public Education
Dartmouth brings back standardized tests after extensive admissions study

Dartmouth College has become the first Ivy League school to reinstate standardized testing after its own study showed test-optional policies did more harm than good. Dartmouth… Read More

February 5, 2024
Public Education
‘Grade grubbing.’ Some high school and college students want good grades without the work, says survey

A survey of nearly 300 high school teachers and college professors found that students frequently ask for better grades than they’ve earned, also known as grade… Read More

September 11, 2023
Public Education
Kansas City Public Schools sets lowest grading level at 40%, no longer allowing ‘zeroes’ – even when no work is turned in

Zeroes are no longer allowed to be given to students in Kansas City Public Schools. The lowest score possible now is 40%, even if the student never completes or turns… Read More

August 18, 2023
Public Education
West Virginia University makes COVID-era “test-optional” policy permanent

West Virginia University announced applicants can continue to opt-out of taking entrance tests, making its pandemic “test-optional” policy permanent. WVU’s move is part of an emerging, nationwide trend away… Read More

April 28, 2023
Public Education
Schools axe homework, deadlines in the name of equity

Several schools throughout the country are moving to axe homework and deadlines in an effort to increase equity, according to The Wall Street Journal. Under the philosophy of “equitable grading,”… Read More

April 27, 2023
Public Education
Fairfax schools hires K Street lobbyist with ties to Chinese Communist Party at $2,225 per hour

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is being questioned over its hiring of a law firm better known for its lobbying than its lawyering – at the cost of $2,225… Read More

March 20, 2023
Public Education
Could Missouri implement merit-based teacher pay?

The Missouri legislature is considering merit-based pay to increase teacher salaries and improve the quality of teaching in the classroom. “If we just keep raising the floor for… Read More

January 20, 2023
Public Education
Rep. Petryk: Wisconsin students will have to wait for gifted and talented opportunities

(The Center Square) – One western Wisconsin state representative says kids looking to get into gifted and talented programs in public schools across the state are out of luck for… Read More

May 6, 2022