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Public Education
New York just let teachers unions off the hook for failing public schools

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – New York Gov. Kathy Hochul recently repealed a key law that required schools to consider overall student performance when evaluating teachers, marking a significant win… Read More

July 11, 2024
Legislation
Bans on smartphones in the classroom gain favor across political spectrum

(The Daily Signal) – The school year is over, and the results should leave parents and educators with more anxiety than relief. Achievement scores are near historical lows and student absenteeism is… Read More

July 5, 2024
Legislation
New York county legislature approves ban on transgender athletes

(The Center Square) — A New York county legislature has approved a ban on transgender girls and women from competing in county sporting teams that don’t align with their gender… Read More

June 26, 2024
Public Education
NYC parents furious about sudden plans for homeless shelter next to elementary

Parents in New York City are livid after discovering a homeless shelter will soon occupy the building next door to their children’s elementary school. Families of… Read More

June 26, 2024
Courts
Parents sue New York school district after students report self-censoring conservative views

Parents are suing their New York school district for stifling conservative viewpoints, alleging First and Fourteenth Amendment violations. Three families, represented by Parents Defending Education (PDE), have filed a… Read More

June 25, 2024
Public Education
New York education officials change grad requirements to include DEI, ‘global citizenship’ and SEL

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) announced new high school graduation requirements to include metrics such as diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), global citizenship and… Read More

June 17, 2024
Uncategorized
‘This is a disaster’: New York eyes scrapping regents exam from high school graduation requirements

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The New York State Education Department (NYSED) unveiled a proposal on Monday that would scrap a requirement for high school students to pass Regents exams in… Read More

June 14, 2024
Public Education
Funding failure: New York City is giving more money to schools with declining enrollment

As taxpayer spending on public education rises nationwide, New York City is singling out schools with fewer students for additional aid. NYC Mayor Eric Adams announced… Read More

June 10, 2024
Public Education
‘Erroneous and abhorrent’: New York mother, teacher blasts school board for saying it’s ‘wrong’ to define gender as male and female

A New York mother and public-school teacher lambasted her school board in a five-minute speech for allowing leftist ideology into her children’s schools. Adrienne Gummo castigated the Lancaster Central School… Read More

June 10, 2024
Culture
New York college promotes ‘gender-affirming’ sneezing lessons to mimic opposite sex

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A college in New York will launch a program in the spring 2025 semester designed to teach “gender-diverse individuals” how to sneeze, cough and change… Read More

June 7, 2024
Courts
Pro-life group sues New York AG for using her power to silence pregnancy centers that promote abortion pill reversal

The National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) filed a lawsuit Friday against the New York attorney general for working to censor pro-life pregnancy centers that advise women… Read More

May 29, 2024
Public Education
NYC’s proposed billion-dollar budget increase ignores dropping enrollment and taxpayer burden

With federal pandemic relief funds set to expire, the New York City education establishment is scrambling to fill the gaps with billion-dollar increases to local and state aid. “We inherited… Read More

May 22, 2024
Courts
NYC lawsuit alleges antisemitic harassment, bullying and woke indoctrination in public school

A public school teacher and a campus administrator have filed a federal lawsuit against the City of New York, the New York City Department of Education, a public high school… Read More

May 14, 2024
Courts
New York court strikes down county order banning transgender athletes from women’s sports

(The Center Square) – A judge has struck down a New York county’s ban on transgender athletes from participating in female sports, saying the county executive exceeded his authority by… Read More

May 14, 2024
Public Education
‘Can’t touch me’: Teacher fired for excessive student contact gloats over new teaching job

A New York City teacher who was fired for excessive contact and inappropriate behavior with high school students is boasting about being hired to teach at another school. Dulaina Almonte… Read More

May 14, 2024
Public Education
They spent $30K per pupil, but only 28% of 8th graders proficient in math

(The Daily Signal) – The public schools in the state of New York doled out $29,284 per pupil in “current expenditures” in fiscal year 2022, according to a report published… Read More

May 10, 2024
Culture
NYPD says protesters had weapons, gas masks and ‘Death to America!’ pamphlets

(The Center Square) – A high-ranking official with the New York Police Department said protesters had weapons including knives and hammers as well as pamphlets with “Death to America!” written… Read More

May 6, 2024
Culture
Adams says ‘outside agitators’ behind Columbia protests

(The Center Square) – New York Mayor Eric Adams is defending the NYPD’s decision to arrest dozens of pro-Palestinian demonstrators holed up in a building at Columbia University Tuesday night, and to… Read More

May 2, 2024
Public Education
Bronx school administrators were silent on illegal weapon placed in student backpack

(The Center Square) – A former after-school program employee brought metal knuckles to a New York City public school and placed them in a student backpack. He later retrieved… Read More

April 25, 2024
Legislation
New York ‘equal rights’ proposal draws criticism

(The Center Square) – Critics are slamming a New York ballot initiative they argue would allow children to get transgender surgery without their parent’s consent and allow biological males to compete… Read More

April 17, 2024