Public Education
Nearly 95% of teacher donations in Wisconsin went to Democrats, says report

(The Center Square) – A new report shows just how lopsided the political activity among teachers in Wisconsin really is. The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty on Monday shared… Read More

May 9, 2023
60% of voters avoid talking about controversial issues like gender identity

(The Center Square) – Nearly six out of every 10 voters admit they are now staying quiet about certain issues in order to keep the peace and avoid conflict, a… Read More

April 3, 2023
1 in 4 college students choose schools based on state politics, report reveals

A new report reveals some students won’t attend college in states known for political positions different from their own. The report, published by Art &… Read More

March 29, 2023
Public Education
Senate Bill would wrest most authority from Ohio State Board of Education

(The Center Square) – Legislation introduced to the Ohio Senate proposes to overhaul the Ohio State Board of Education and remove nearly all its authority and duties. Read More

November 21, 2022
Public Education
Parents’ rights win big in north New Jersey school board races

Voters in North New Jersey elected slates of parents’ rights advocates to two area school boards, according to a report by North Jersey. Voters in Wyckoff,… Read More

November 15, 2022
Washington state school director who bucked masking announces candidacy for governor

(The Center Square) – A Richland school board director fighting a recall effort has announced his candidacy for the 2024 Washington gubernatorial race. If elected, Misipati “Semi” Bird, who distinguishes… Read More

November 15, 2022
Public Education
Michigan Gov. Whitmer’s pandemic school-closure claim heavily scrutinized

(The Center Square) – The negative repercussions of the Michigan school closures include national test scores so low as to prompt state leaders to distance themselves from mandating extended in-person school… Read More

October 28, 2022
‘Follow the scientists,’ Pritzker dodges decision on COVID-19 vaccine mandate for school kids, defers to legislature

(The Center Square) – Incumbent Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he plans to let lawmakers decide if the state should require students to get a COVID-19 vaccine to go to school. Read More

October 28, 2022
Christian Schools, Legislation
Smithville becoming epicenter of the national school choice movement by way of the Stanley M. Herzog Foundation

SMITHVILLE, Mo. – The Stanley M. Herzog Foundation has quickly become a national leader for school choice, hosting a stellar inaugural event at its new headquarters here Thursday evening, headlined… Read More

October 7, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Missouri attorney general wants more information on invasive student surveys by Merrick Garland-connected firm

After vowing back in May to investigate invasive student surveys used in at least one school district, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has officially sent a civil… Read More

July 29, 2022
Berkeley professor: Questioning whether men can get pregnant is dangerous. Sen. Josh Hawley responds

For just asking her who is capable of giving birth, Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley was accused by a Berkeley professor this week of stoking violence and self-harm among… Read More

July 14, 2022
Pro-life organizers explain Kansas’ misunderstood abortion amendment, plead for truthful reporting on it

Kansas gave Donald Trump around 57% of its votes in both 2016 and 2020. Yet, barring approval of a constitutional amendment Aug. 2, it could become one of… Read More

July 12, 2022
Public Education
Critics blast Biden plan for 250,000 tutors to correct learning losses that he and supporters helped cause

President Biden has promised to fix learning losses from the COVID-19 pandemic, though critics argue his administration created the gap to begin with.  Pandemic learning losses prompted the… Read More

July 11, 2022
Virginia Republicans face uphill battle on abortion restrictions

(The Center Square) – Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin and some legislative Republicans intend to push a “pain threshold” abortion restriction during the next legislative session, but one of their biggest… Read More

July 8, 2022
Culture, Legislation
Kansas House fails to override Democrat Gov. Laura Kelly’s vetoes of bills for fairness in women’s sports and parents’ rights

The Kansas House failed Thursday to override the governor’s veto of a bill protecting women’s sports and another establishing a parents’ bill of rights. The state… Read More

April 28, 2022
Public Education
Head of teachers’ union accuses Republicans of ‘brutalizing’ public school proponents and ‘terrorizing gay families’

American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten made a number of accusations about Republicans over the weekend in a segment about education issues on MSNBC. Talking… Read More

April 27, 2022
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
Justices will hear free-speech claim from website designer who opposes same-sex marriage

Nearly four years after the Supreme Court declined to decide whether compelling a Colorado baker to bake a cake for same-sex couples would violate his right to freedom of… Read More

February 24, 2022
Homeschools, Legislation
Some lawmakers in this state want a new government commission to regulate homeschooling

Do homeschooling parents need government minders? Though the homeschool community in Maryland has continued to flourish for decades without the government’s help, Maryland Delegate Sheila Ruth… Read More

February 24, 2022
Public Education
Assembly Republicans try again on education changes

(The Center Square) — It is another round of education changes from Assembly Republicans in Madison. And much like the first time around, the plans are likely doomed. Republicans on… Read More

February 23, 2022