school board
Public Education
‘Erroneous and abhorrent’: New York mother, teacher blasts school board for saying it’s ‘wrong’ to define gender as male and female

A New York mother and public-school teacher lambasted her school board in a five-minute speech for allowing leftist ideology into her children’s schools. Adrienne Gummo castigated the Lancaster Central School… Read More

June 10, 2024
Public Education
Ian Prior explains why school boards get bad legal advice, what parents can do about it

Having spearheaded a highly effective parent coalition in Loudoun County, Virginia, Ian Prior knows just how hard it is to push back against the education establishment. Read More

June 5, 2024
Public Education
These state groups are redefining what it means to be a school board member

(Chalkboard News) – As school board candidates run and win on more conservative-leaning platforms promising public school reforms, alternatives to traditional school board member associations have launched in states like… Read More

May 29, 2024
Public Education
Ohio school board member resigns over colleagues’ fealty to administrators; experts say it’s a nationwide problem 

A Ohio school board member has resigned out of frustration with the district’s policies and curriculum – as well as with her colleagues’ apparent unwillingness to stand up to them. Read More

May 28, 2024
Public Education
‘Normal annual allotment of 108 sick days’: Illinois community outraged over superintendent’s exorbitant benefits

Critics are demanding an explanation from an Illinois school board after discovering the superintendent gets 108 days of paid sick leave every year. The Edwardsville Community Unit School District #7… Read More

May 7, 2024
Public Education
School board member Lanning fired from Missouri nonprofit after harassment charges, viral video

A Missouri school board member was fired from her nonprofit job weeks after criminal charges for harassment were filed against her and following calls for her resignation. Whitney Lanning, a… Read More

May 2, 2024
Legislation
Hobbs vetoes bill requiring party affiliation listed for school board races

(The Center Square) – Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed legislation that would  have required a school board candidate’s party affiliation to be listed on the ballot. Read More

April 23, 2024
Public Education
St. Joseph School District unsure whether Lanning disallowed from board volunteer requirement she’s proposing after harassment charges

St. Joseph, Missouri school board member Whitney Lanning is pushing for board members to be required to volunteer at least four hours each month in schools if they want to… Read More

April 19, 2024
Public Education
21 F-bombs: New audio reveals extent of hostility, profanity, in St. Joseph, Missouri school board member’s attacks on colleagues

(The Heartlander) – New audio for the first time exposes the naked ferocity of a profanity-laced verbal assault by a St. Joseph, Missouri school board member on a colleague, for… Read More

April 17, 2024
Public Education
School board member asked to resign after allegedly stealing wife’s ex-husband’s identity to solicit women for sex on Tinder

An Illinois school board member was asked to resign Monday after allegations he stole someone’s identity to solicit sex on a dating app. Jason Farrell of the Moline-Coal Valley School… Read More

April 9, 2024
Culture
Genderfluid drag queen running for New York school board

A ‘genderfluid’ male who cross-dresses and performs as a drag queen is running for a seat on a New York school board. Chris D’Orso announced his… Read More

March 27, 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
Public Education
Virginia school board takes heat for turning off cameras during meetings

The Loudoun County School Board in Virginia is facing the ire of parents and community advocates for a recent decision to remove livestreaming cameras during the… Read More

March 26, 2024
Public Education
Springfield Board of Education candidates seek to address violence, academics, indoctrination in schools

A grassroots group fighting to get Springfield Public Schools back on track academically and ideologically has endorsed a slate of candidates it has confidence will help do that. “Back on… Read More

March 25, 2024
Public Education
St. Joseph, Missouri School Board president contends criminally charged member is a ‘leader’

When candidates for the St. Joseph, Missouri Board of Education were asked how to bring more civility to the board, its President Latonya Williams praised the current board for its… Read More

March 22, 2024
Public Education
Fouled out? Calls grow for Whitney Lanning’s school board resignation after video shows her hounding Isaura Garcia, leading to criminal charges

St. Joseph, Missouri school board member Whitney Lanning is facing calls to resign after surveillance video shows her harassing other board members, allegedly screaming profanities and threatening violence. The… Read More

March 20, 2024
Public Education
Another New Jersey school rescinds its transgender policy

A New Jersey school board voted 6-3 to eliminate its transgender policy after parents raised concerns. The Ramapo Indian Hills Board of Education’s decision last week followed a similar decision… Read More

March 19, 2024
Legislation
Kansas bill would give school board members tools to improve transparency and accountability

(The Sentinel) – School board members in Kansas would no longer be restricted to whom they could speak on district issues, nor be barred from school property under Senate Bill 427… Read More

March 19, 2024
Opinion
After school board ‘charade,’ the NC Legislature should make these 7 adjustments to the Parents’ Bill of Rights

Last year, the Republican Legislature passed the Parents’ Bill of Rights (PBR) over North Carolina Gov. Cooper’s veto. The PBR gives parents the right, among other things, to challenge supplementary… Read More

March 18, 2024
Courts
Former teacher sues Kentucky school board for failures over student’s shooting death

A former high school teacher is suing a Kentucky school board, alleging negligence in failing to prevent the death of a student. Morgan Gilvin filed a petition against the Covington… Read More

March 18, 2024