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Culture, Public Education
Elementary school teaches children as young as 4 to identify racist family members and more with controversial book

A public elementary school helped children as young as 4 identify “racist members of their family” and school them in “anti-racism.” A November letter from Janney… Read More

May 6, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Parents suing school after children were encouraged to explore their gender identity and keep it from their parents

Four Massachusetts parents claim middle school staff encouraged their children to make a gender transition and keep it from their parents. The suit… Read More

April 29, 2022
Culture
Parents’ Bill of Rights proposed by North Carolina policy group

(The Center Square) – A North Carolina think tank is proposing a Parents’ Bill of Rights to give parents more authority in their children’s education. The proposal, released… Read More

April 21, 2022
Culture
‘After School Satan Club’ soundly rejected by Pennsylvania district, but court battle may lie ahead

Parents show up in full force to a district board meeting about the After School Satan Club. A proposed “After School Satan Club” was overwhelmingly rejected… Read More

April 21, 2022
Legislation
Florida Senate passes bill that would strip Disney of its self-rule status

(The Center Square) – The Florida Senate on Wednesday passed a measure that would strip Walt Disney Company of its self-governing status in the state. The Senate voted 23-16… Read More

April 21, 2022
Culture, Legislation
Independent Women’s Forum launches Education Freedom Center

Virginia “Ginny” Gentles (2nd from left), with other school choice advocates celebrating the new center (via Twitter). The respected Independent Women’s Forum has launched a… Read More

April 21, 2022
Public Education
California puts school COVID-19 vaccine mandate on hold

(The Center Square) – California will hold off implementing plans to require the COVID-19 vaccine for school children until July 2023, state officials announced Thursday afternoon. The state’s… Read More

April 18, 2022
Culture
“Alabama common sense” – governor signs two bills to protect children from radical gender agenda in schools

Children in Alabama schools will be using bathrooms and locker rooms that align with their biological sex, and state employees and school officials are forbidden from providing students… Read More

April 18, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Florida rejects 41% of submitted math books over CRT, Common Core & other issues

(The Center Square) – The Florida Department of Education is rejecting more than 40% of the mathematics textbooks submitted to be used in the upcoming school year, citing critical race… Read More

April 18, 2022
Culture, Public Education
‘Parents Bill of Rights’ gets initial OK in Missouri House

(The Center Square) – A 10-page “Parents’ Bill of Rights Act of 2022” was perfected in the Missouri House this week after being voted out of the Legislative Oversight committee… Read More

April 18, 2022
Public Education
Study: Masks get failing grade in keeping kids in school

A study of the nation’s 500 largest school districts indicates that masking children in school had the opposite effect that proponents hoped — children in masked districts experienced, on average, 4-times… Read More

April 4, 2022
Culture, Homeschools, Legislation
It was once criminal ‘subterfuge’: Previous generations discuss early history of KC-area homeschooling

Some 40 years after they made history, several families in the Kansas City area are publicly sharing their memories of homeschooling before its legal status was recognized. Read More

April 1, 2022
Legislation
DeSantis says Disney never objected to Florida’s parents’ rights bill until the far-left did

Perhaps to placate far-left opponents of Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Act, Disney CEO Bob Chapek says the company had been lobbying against it “behind the scenes” all… Read More

April 1, 2022
Culture
Parental rights bill signed by Florida governor, while conservatives at Disney note a climate of political fear

Gov. Ron DeSantis Monday signed Florida’s historic parental-rights bill protecting kids in grades K-3 from sexual and gender instruction in schools. The bill has inspired mania… Read More

March 28, 2022
Public Education
DeSantis signs bill requiring curriculum transparency

(The Center Square) – Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law Friday that requires Florida school districts to be transparent in the selection of instructional materials, including library and… Read More

March 28, 2022
Public Education
Michigan parents demand resignation of school board and administrators

(The Center Square) – A group of parents in Rochester, Mich., are demanding a dramatic change in school leadership. Parents expressed their anger at Rochester Community Public Schools administrators and… Read More

March 23, 2022
Homeschools, Legislation
From homesteading to homeschooling: How one northeast Missouri family is blazing its own trail

Shannon Slee may not have known she would end up being a homeschooling, homesteading mom of five children – but she did know that her family someday would… Read More

March 22, 2022
Culture
DeSantis calls 2022 the year of the parent, praises parents’ rights bill

“This really was the year of the parent in the state of Florida,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said this week, celebrating the parental rights… Read More

March 18, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Arizona Senate passes education transparency bill

(The Center Square) – The Arizona Senate passed a bill this week that would increase academic transparency. In a 16-13 vote along party lines with Republicans favoring the… Read More

March 18, 2022
Public Education
Rochester Schools paid $188,750 to settle lawsuit over district’s dossier of critical parents

(The Center Square) – Rochester Community Schools (RCS) paid $188,750 to settle a lawsuit accusing the district of collecting a dossier of parents critical of school policies… Read More

March 18, 2022