Op-ed: Early childhood educational model thrives in Idaho despite lack of government support

Many advocates of early childhood learning assume they need government help to achieve all their goals and dreams. However, a left-of-center educational magazine is discovering parents, not government, can already… Read More

February 1, 2024
Gov. Whitmer wants taxpayers to foot bills for community college, preschool

(The Center Square) ‚Äď In her sixth State of The State address, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called on lawmakers to offer free preschool for all 4-year-olds, two years of free… Read More

January 25, 2024
Blue state officials agree to pay thousands after barring church from preschool lunch program for beliefs on gender

(Daily Caller News Foundation) ‚Äď California state officials agreed to settle with the Church of Compassion and Dayspring Christian Learning Center Tuesday for nearly $200,000 after trying to exclude the… Read More

January 18, 2024
Public Education
New study shows preschoolers with ‚Äėhigher cognitive‚Äô development after staying home during COVID lockdowns¬†

Nationwide testing has revealed devastating consequences for students from COVID-19 lockdowns. But now there‚Äôs some good news.   A new study from Canada shows that for preschoolers, staying at home had significant,… Read More

December 1, 2023
Public Education
Head Start funding grows despite lack of evidence effort helps kids learn

(The Center Square) ‚Äď New Mexico has received $1.4 million in federal funding to support Head Start services at New Mexico State University, drawing support from U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich… Read More

December 1, 2023
Christian Schools
Christian preschool wins first battle in religious discrimination lawsuit

A Christian school won the first battle in a lawsuit against Colorado‚Äôs universal preschool program, accused in the suit of anti-religious bias. In June, the Darren Patterson Christian Academy (DCPA)… Read More

October 24, 2023
Catholic preschools sue state officials over law barring them from funding program

(Daily Caller News Foundation) ‚Äď Two Catholic preschools filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Colorado Department of Early Education officials for allegedly excluding them from being accepted into the state‚Äôs Universal… Read More

August 17, 2023
Public Education
California pre-K teacher who said kids younger than 5 should be exposed to sexual topics still employed at a salary of $64K

A California preschool teacher who landed in hot water for controversial social media posts  saying pre-K kids should be exposed to sexual topics is still employe, The Lion has confirmed. Read More

August 14, 2023
Public Education
Tax dollars wiping bottoms in California as government schools expand reach to 4-year-olds

The government‚Äôs push to get kids into schools at a younger age, instead of staying at home with their parents, is leading to unforeseen problems in California.  The Los Angeles Times… Read More

August 8, 2023
Public Education
North Dakota preschool enrollment drops even as state spending increased

(The Center Square) – Preschool enrollment dropped from 12% to 3% in North Dakota last year while state spending per child increased, a new report found. The National Institute for… Read More

May 23, 2023
Public Education
Biden’s universal preschool plan would cost hundreds of billions and likely be ineffective, according to recent research

A new analysis says universal preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds, again an issue heading into midterm elections, would cost a walloping $351 billion over 10 years. Read More

June 10, 2022
Dunleavy, lawmakers tout education bills in Alaska

(The Center Square) ‚Äď Universal preschool is one of four new programs an education bill passed by Alaska lawmakers. Gov. Mike Dunleavy said he plans to sign¬†… Read More

June 9, 2022
Colorado’s universal preschool program fails to address potential pitfalls

Based on recent studies that suggest pre-K programs can cause long-term harm, the jubilation over Colorado‚Äôs new universal preschool law may be premature. The state‚Äôs governor,… Read More

April 28, 2022