Op-ed: Power and money is behind the leftist crusade for ‘gender affirming care’

According to leftists, transgenderism is not something to merely be tolerated and accepted. It must be celebrated as worthy of emulation or else. But why? Transgenderism is a tool for… Read More

May 25, 2023
Local reporting on teacher’s whistleblowing reveals bias

(The Sentinel) – The Kansas City Star exaggerated repeatedly in a story about a protest at Shawnee Mission North over comments a teacher made in an op-ed for The… Read More

May 12, 2023
Opinion, Public Education
Kansas public school teacher: Yes, your children are being indoctrinated

Parents and taxpayers need to know what’s going on in the Shawnee Mission School District (SMSD). As an English teacher employed in the SMSD for 15 years, I… Read More

April 21, 2023
Legislation, Opinion
Bi-partisan self-interest in politics destroys education opportunities

(The Sentinel) – The struggle to get kids a decent education validates Thomas Sowell’s premise on the priorities of most politicians – their first priority is to get elected, their… Read More

April 20, 2023
Opinion, Public Education
Kansas Reflector gaslights readers on school funding, makes false accusations of legislators

(The Sentinel) – A recent story about school funding in the Kansas Reflector reminded me of a quote by Winston Churchill – a lie gets halfway around the world… Read More

April 17, 2023
Standardized testing must be ditched in favor of ‘performance-based assessment,’ says NEA. Not so fast

Standardized testing is failing students and should be dumped, the National Education Association argues. “Most of us know that standardized tests are inaccurate, inequitable, and often ineffective at gauging… Read More

April 12, 2023
Legislation, Opinion
Pennsylvania risks being left behind in education reform as governor breaks campaign promise

The unexpected benefit of the COVID pandemic could be that the logjam preventing K-12 education reform may finally have been broken – at least outside of Pennsylvania. … Read More

April 11, 2023
Opinion, Public Education
Chicago public education can’t get much worse

As Chicago voters prepare to elect either Brandon Johnson or Paul Vallas as the city’s next mayor, the stakes for students are, ironically, low. That’s because Chicago’s K-12… Read More

April 4, 2023
Culture, Opinion
Parents need a bill of rights to protect children from government

(The Center Square) – “Every problem, every challenge we face, each starts with public education.” – George H. W. Bush Our colonies were founded by enlightened men who fled societies… Read More

April 3, 2023
Opinion, Public Education
Chicago Teachers Union gets unashamedly power hungry in mayoral election

The Chicago Teachers Union has abandoned its façade of helping teachers and is now all-in on political advocacy and endorsements. The union pledged $2 million… Read More

March 28, 2023
Supreme Court rules for deaf student in education-law case

(SCOTUSblog) – The Supreme Court on Tuesday revived a deaf student’s lawsuit against a Michigan school district that failed to provide him with a qualified sign-language interpreter. In a unanimous… Read More

March 22, 2023
Virginia progressives push teachers’ union clout in district mired in controversy

The embattled Fairfax County School Board ensured more controversy this week when it voted to allow unions to bargain for teachers in Northern Virginia. The vote comes two… Read More

March 14, 2023
KC Star in government public relations mode on Kansas education

(The Sentinel) – If there was an award for journalistic malpractice, the Kansas City Star would be a leading contender. The most recent example of the Star’s ‘government good /… Read More

March 10, 2023
Culture, Opinion
Missouri Senate Bill 49 is an essential step to protect Missouri children from ‘sex transition’ treatments

This coming week the Missouri Senate will again see floor debate on Senate Bill 49, legislation designed to protect children from dangerous cross-sex hormones and experimental surgeries. Especially… Read More

March 6, 2023
Legislation, Opinion
The conservative education revolution that David Brooks is missing

A bottom-up revolution is suddenly changing education and our country forever – this time for the better. It’s too bad that some are missing out on the story. Read More

February 27, 2023
Culture, Opinion
J.K. Rowling and the radical, anti-feminist gender ideology

People are angry at a woman for defending a renowned female author’s view on women because her opinions are allegedly harmful to men who want to be women. Read More

February 21, 2023
Opinion, Public Education
South Dakota database reveals the bad apples among teachers

A database of teacher’s license application denials, suspensions and revocations in South Dakota reveals surprising details parents and school administrators need to know. The database,… Read More

February 21, 2023
Culture, Opinion
When did prayer become acceptable to the NFL? When a crisis happened on live television

(Religion Unplugged) – Super Bowls create media storms, but many journalists and sports executives thought what happened in 1988 was totally out of bounds. The establishment was shocked… Read More

February 13, 2023
Culture, Opinion
Hellish Grammy show proves Hollywood doesn’t respect religious beliefs

The internet was ablaze Sunday night after a satanic Grammy performance which conservative critics decried as sickening. The performance in question was Sam Smith and… Read More

February 7, 2023
Failed federal prosecution of pro-life advocate Mark Houck a frightening tale of persecution worthy of a totalitarian state

I’ve read about countries like this. I never thought I’d live in one. In his book When Faith Is Forbidden: 40 Days on the Frontlines with Persecuted Christians, Todd Nettleton, host… Read More

February 6, 2023