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Opinion
Missouri, Kansas lawsuits remind Biden that student loans remain Congress’ prerogative

(The Daily Signal) ‚Äď In a lawsuit filed on Monday, Missouri invites the federal courts to recognize that President Joe Biden‚Äôs preoccupation with canceling student loans is part of a pattern. Read More

April 12, 2024
Opinion
‘We found God‚Äô: How the opportunity for Christian education led my family from atheism to Jesus

Wikipedia states that divine intervention is an event that occurs when a deity, God, becomes actively involved in changing some situation in human affairs. This couldn‚Äôt be truer for our… Read More

April 10, 2024
Public Education
Exclusive: Legal troubles mount as St. Joseph school superintendent video raises questions of illegal electioneering

Social media videos posted by the St. Joseph School District (SJSD) in Missouri raise questions about whether district employees may have illegally electioneered for the recently passed bond issue. Voters… Read More

April 9, 2024
Public Education
Conflicts of Interest? CAPSTJOE Treasurer Williams and Executive Director Lanning both on board of school, which contracts with organization

Two St. Joseph, Missouri school board members also work for an organization awarded a contract by the school district, one of many possible conflicts of interest within the power of… Read More

April 4, 2024
Public Education
Missouri state Rep. Gragg confirms Springfield Public Schools student ‚Äėkidnapping‚Äô allegations

Missouri state Rep. Jamie Gragg confirmed to The Lion the allegation by a Springfield Public Schools (SPS) whistleblower of a “kidnapping” of a gender-dysphoric student by two teachers was substantially… Read More

April 3, 2024
Culture
Conservative, grassroots candidates with decades of public service push fiscal responsibility and common sense policies in race for health board seats in Missouri

Three conservative candidates with decades of public service are pushing fiscal responsibility and common sense policies in the race for the Clay County Health Board in Missouri. Incumbent… Read More

March 28, 2024
Public Education
Exclusive: Springfield Public Schools insider alleges ‚Äėkidnapping‚Äô of trans student; SPS waffles

A whistleblower at Springfield Public Schools (SPS) says two teachers took a gender dysphoric student home with them without parental permission after the student expressed a desire to transition to… Read More

March 27, 2024
Courts
Here‚Äôs the key to preserving free speech, according to the man who filed the ‚Äėmost important‚Äô such case in US history

The Missouri-launched ‚Äúmost important free speech case in the history of our country‚ÄĚ was just argued in the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday. But even with a victory in the… Read More

March 26, 2024
Public Education
Family of Missouri teen charged in brutal beating of classmate claims she’s the real victim

The family of a teenage girl charged with violently assaulting a fellow student is asserting her innocence, claiming she acted in self-defense. The fight, captured on video and shared across… Read More

March 25, 2024
Public Education
Springfield Board of Education candidates seek to address violence, academics, indoctrination in schools

A grassroots group fighting to get Springfield Public Schools back on track academically and ideologically has endorsed a slate of candidates it has confidence will help do that. ‚ÄúBack on… Read More

March 25, 2024
Public Education
St. Joseph, Missouri School Board president contends criminally charged member is a ‚Äėleader‚Äô

When candidates for the St. Joseph, Missouri Board of Education were asked how to bring more civility to the board, its President Latonya Williams praised the current board for its… Read More

March 22, 2024
Public Education
Fouled out? Calls grow for Whitney Lanning’s school board resignation after video shows her hounding Isaura Garcia, leading to criminal charges

St. Joseph, Missouri school board member Whitney Lanning is facing calls to resign after surveillance video shows her harassing other board members, allegedly screaming profanities and threatening violence. The… Read More

March 20, 2024
Public Education
Poll: Majority of Missouri voters support ESAs

A new poll of Missouri voters found strong support for various forms of school choice. The survey of 900 Missourians, conducted by Saint Louis University (SLU)… Read More

March 19, 2024
Courts
Landmark Missouri v. Biden case at Supreme Court Monday, exposing ‚Äėdisgusting underbelly‚Äô of government censorship, Sen. Schmitt says

Missouri‚Äôs lawsuit fighting censorship of conservatives on social media has revealed the ‚Äúdisgusting underbelly‚ÄĚ of the Biden administration‚Äôs ‚Äúvast censorship enterprise,‚ÄĚ says U.S. Sen. Eric Schmitt ‚Äď who filed the… Read More

March 18, 2024
Public Education
‚ÄėFighting hard to stay alive‚Äô: Fundraiser posted for teen nearly beaten to death near St. Louis

A GoFundMe has been set up to help the high school student whose brutal beating¬†outside of a Missouri school left her with traumatic brain injuries. The victim, identified as Kaylee,… Read More

March 14, 2024
Public Education
School board member Lanning delinquent on taxes that go to St. Joe public schools

A school board member in St. Joseph, Missouri, who already faces second-degree harassment charges, has refused to comment after she was fined for slow-paying property taxes… Read More

March 14, 2024
Legislation
‚ÄėBig step in the right direction‚Äô: Missouri Senate advances school choice expansion bill¬†

The Missouri Senate voted Tuesday to advance a bill expanding the state‚Äôs school choice program, alongside other education reforms. Senators voted 20-13 in favor of SB… Read More

March 13, 2024
Public Education
Student in critical condition after brutal beating outside of Missouri school; 15-year-old charged

A female student suffered severe head injuries after she was beaten by another student outside of a Missouri high school on Friday. The fight occurred sometime around 2:30 p.m. a… Read More

March 12, 2024
Public Education
‚ÄėThis behavior is unacceptable‚Äô: Missouri school board member Whitney Lanning charged with harassment of fellow board member, called on to resign from nonprofit¬†

A Missouri school board member is facing a harassment charge, as well as calls to resign from her nonprofit day job where she‚Äôs been accused of creating a toxic environment. … Read More

March 11, 2024
Public Education
Missouri State hires DEI champion as next president

Red states tend to take one step forward and two steps back on inclusivity, asserted the next president of Missouri State University, Richard Williams. The former high school athletic trainer,… Read More

March 8, 2024