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Public Education
Report: Chronic absenteeism in public schools a national crisis

(The Center Square) – A record number of students are skipping school, propelling chronic absenteeism to a national crisis, according to an analysis of public-school attendance data. The analysis comes… Read More

April 11, 2024
Opinion
Education eclipsed: Unnecessary school closures breed anxious children

(The Daily Signal) – A total eclipse crossed the country this week in a display of natural wonder. Rather than seize the opportunity for an engaging science lesson, hundreds of… Read More

April 11, 2024
Public Education
Conflicts of Interest? CAPSTJOE Treasurer Williams and Executive Director Lanning both on board of school, which contracts with organization

Two St. Joseph, Missouri school board members also work for an organization awarded a contract by the school district, one of many possible conflicts of interest within the power of… Read More

April 4, 2024
Courts
Texas school officials indicted for criminal electioneering, face jail time and fine if convicted

A husband and wife employed by a local school district have been criminally charged after allegations of illegal electioneering in a recent Texas school election. Lindsay and Jesus Lujan, who… Read More

April 4, 2024
Public Education
Illinois superintendent faces backlash over handling of sexual abuse allegations 

An Illinois school board has placed the superintendent of Fenton Community High School District 100 in Bensenville on administrative leave over his handling of sexual abuse allegations.   During a… Read More

April 3, 2024
Legislation
Kansas House Democrats fundraise off school funding lies

(The Sentinel) – An email sent on March 27 by Kansas House Democrats under the signature of Rep. Valdenia Winn, D-Kansas City, contains multiple lies about school funding and uses… Read More

March 28, 2024
Public Education
‘Bring it on’: School board president challenges parents concerned over gender policy changes

(The Daily Signal) – An Arizona school board has taken a combative approach toward parents concerned over proposed curriculum or policies focused on sex education and transgenderism. These proposed changes described… Read More

March 27, 2024
Legislation
Washington state enacts law forcing K-12 schools to teach LGBTQ history

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Democratic Washington Gov. Jay Inslee reportedly signed a bill into law Monday mandating public schools to teach LGBT history starting next year. Guided by the… Read More

March 25, 2024
Culture
Most voters support parental role in child gender transitions at school, survey finds

(The Daily Signal) – About 6 of 10 voters in America say schools should alert parents if their child wishes to change gender, name, or personal pronouns, and… Read More

March 21, 2024
Public Education
‘Teaching 10-year-olds about lubrication?’ Parental rights group uncovers indecent sex education curriculum 

A parental rights group uncovered what it says is a California school district’s age-inappropriate and ideology-laden sex education curriculum.  Parents Defending Education (PDE), a national grassroots group,… Read More

March 15, 2024
Public Education
Middle school girl tells of torment at being forced to change clothes alongside biological males  

A sixth-grade girl has shared her personal anguish at an Indiana school district’s compelling her to change clothes beside biological males in the girls’ locker room.   “Imagine this is you,”… Read More

March 15, 2024
Legislation
Tennessee bill would allow schools to dispense whole milk

(The Center Square) – The Tennessee Senate is expected to take on legislation allowing public schools to serve whole milk again in Tennessee. The U.S. House passed a similar measure… Read More

March 11, 2024
Courts
California school can keep gender notification policy, critical race theory ban

(The Center Square) – Temecula Valley Unified School District can keep its ban on critical race theory and its policy requiring parents to be notified if a child wishes to… Read More

February 27, 2024
Public Education
Report: teachers ran LGBT education program at Dallas school without approval

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – An LGBTQ program that partnered Dallas Independent School Districts (ISD) teachers with a local transgender care-providing clinic was never approved by Dallas ISD officials, documents obtained… Read More

February 27, 2024
Courts
Mother blasts school for transgender policies disregarding parental debate

(The Center Square) — One Wisconsin mother is blasting a school policy allowing students to use bathrooms and locker rooms according to their chosen gender identity without public discussion from… Read More

February 23, 2024
Public Education
NYC elementary school reportedly teaches ‘communist’ politics and expressions to children

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A public elementary school in Brooklyn is allegedly teaching young kids with pro-communism rhetoric and materials. Instructors at the K-5 school called PS 321, also known… Read More

February 23, 2024
Public Education
Teacher absences put strain on schools as student learning loss drags on following pandemic

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Teacher absences around the U.S. are spiking as learning loss caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and a shortage of substitute teachers continue to plague the… Read More

February 20, 2024
Public Education
Proposed ‘genderful’ charter school wants kids to ‘explore their gender’

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Concerned critics are reportedly pushing back against a proposed public charter school in Brooklyn, New York, that would encourage kids as young as the fifth grade… Read More

February 19, 2024
Legislation
Colorado Dems introduce bill forcing schools to socially transition students questioning ‘gender identity’

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A bill to require public and charter schools in the state to socially “transition” children who request using a different name than their birth name is… Read More

February 16, 2024
Public Education
Teacher who criticized ‘Woke Kindergarten’ program put on leave by school district

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – An elementary school teacher who questioned a California school spending $250,000 on a teacher training program called “Woke Kindergarten” was placed on leave by Hayward… Read More

February 12, 2024