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Culture
Kirk Cameron fights back against ‘sick and deranged’ drag queen library events, publisher says

Actor Kirk Cameron is promoting a pro-faith story hour that stands in contrast to the “drag queen” story hour being hosted this week by New York Attorney General Letitia… Read More

March 17, 2023
Culture
Left-wing protesters disrupt mothers’ book launch, throw drinks

By disrupting a launch party for a conservative book at a New York restaurant, left-wing protesters ironically proved the book’s point, its authors say. The book, “Stolen Youth:… Read More

March 16, 2023
Culture, Public Education
New York school district violated Civil Rights Act by hosting race-based student groups, complaint alleges

(Daily Caller) – Parents Defending Education, a parental rights group, filed a civil rights complaint Tuesday to the Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (OCR) against a New York… Read More

March 15, 2023
Culture
‘Incredibly dangerous’: Abortion pill campaign targeted college campuses nationwide

(Daily Caller) – The push to promote abortion pills to college students continued earlier this month after a nonprofit group circulated several mobile billboards with information on how to access… Read More

March 7, 2023
Courts, Public Education
NY teacher ‘manipulated’ 5th-grader into gender change, caused ‘suicidal ideation,’ lawsuit claims

A New York teacher allegedly coerced a fifth-grade student into a gender transition without the parents’ knowledge, making the child suicidal, according to a lawsuit filed in January. Read More

March 6, 2023
Culture
Columbia University ditches standardized testing requirements for admissions

(Daily Caller) – Columbia University in New York City is no longer requiring undergraduate applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores to gain admission to the Ivy League school. Read More

March 3, 2023
Culture
NYC mayor calls himself a ‘servant of God,’ criticizes faithless education, ruffling feathers on the left

New York City Mayor Eric Adams is being harangued by the political left for refusing to separate his faith from his office. At an interfaith breakfast hosted at… Read More

March 2, 2023
Public Education
NYC teacher assigns genders and sexual preferences to video game characters for student club

A 9th grade teacher in New York shared a Power Point presentation with students which gave popular video game characters various genders and sexual identities. Remy Elliott, who… Read More

March 1, 2023
Christian Schools, Legislation
School choice group reaffirms support for Catholic education

A dispute on social media over the weekend gave school choice advocates the opportunity to clarify Catholic education’s value for urban communities. The conflict had to do with… Read More

February 28, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Cartoon book about gender identity in New York middle school has parent furious

A parent in Dutchess County, New York is asking a local school why cartoon books about gender identity are available in her child’s middle school library. Kristi Rollman… Read More

February 20, 2023
Legislation
School choice in blue states, too? New York Gov. Kathy Hochul plans to expand charter schools

School choice is increasingly receiving bi-partisan support as some Democrats join Republicans in the movement to give families more choices in education. Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul just announced a … Read More

February 6, 2023
Culture
God may not pick the winners, but a ‘spiritual awakening’ is taking place in an NFL locker room

In the wake of Bills’ safety Damar Hamlin’s on-field resuscitation Jan. 2, it seems a spiritual revival is taking place in the Buffalo locker room. Bills’ quarterback Josh… Read More

January 17, 2023
Culture
Kirk Cameron plans national library tour to promote family values and freedom

After successfully promoting his new children’s book at previously unwelcoming public libraries, actor and writer Kirk Cameron is planning a national library tour. Cameron’s new book,… Read More

January 12, 2023
Legislation, Public Education
These states suffered an academic plunge despite spending more per student

(reimaginED) – It’s award season here at reimaginED, and we’re reviewing a trend from “the Nation’s Report Card” for low-income students who tested in all 50 states between 2003 and… Read More

November 8, 2022
Public Education
Report: New York has increased education spending, still needs accountability

(The Center Square) – A study by a nonpartisan watchdog group released Monday found that education spending has risen substantially in New York in recent years and that the state still… Read More

October 4, 2022
Public Education
Amid teacher shortage, 850 more unvaccinated New York City school workers fired, total nearing 2,000 

Hundreds of New York City school employees were just fired for failing to comply with an 11-month-old COVID-19 vaccine mandate.  The New York City Department of Education… Read More

September 20, 2022
Culture, Homeschools
Homeschool nonprofit counters unlawful challenges to parental freedoms 

A $2,000 bill just to process homeschool paperwork in New York? A threatening letter from a school district in West Virginia, stating that a student would be required… Read More

September 8, 2022
Public Education
K-12 education is part of NYC’s overall decline from glory days

(reimaginED) – Geography lies at the heart of New York’s success almost as much as it does for the United States as a whole. With the completion of the Erie… Read More

August 4, 2022
Culture
New York offers $15M in grants for abortion providers

(The Center Square) – New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said Friday the state was issuing $15 million worth of grants for abortion providers to expand access across the state. Friday’s announcement… Read More

July 26, 2022
Culture
Inside Derek Jeter’s Catholic roots: How faith and family made him a baseball superstar

(Religion Unplugged) – Yankee Stadium was packed to the rafters. The place was as loud as it typically would get when the New York Yankees played in a World… Read More

July 25, 2022