Public Education
Oklahoma’s Ryan Walters revokes license for teacher who wished Trump shooter ‘had better scope’

(Daily Caller news Foundation) – Oklahoma State Superintendent Ryan Walters stated on Tuesday that he plans to revoke an Ardmore City School instructor’s teaching certificate over her comments praising the… Read More

July 18, 2024
America’s teachers are unhappy. Here’s how we can turn that around

(The Daily Signal) – All is not well with America’s teachers. Surveys published this spring paint an alarming picture of the reality teachers face every day in our country’s classrooms. Read More

July 8, 2024
Public Education
Budget conundrum in public education caused by enrollment declines in big cities

Public school enrollment is decreasing in America’s largest cities, but spending and staffing rates have continued to grow. A new report from the Manhattan Institute compiled… Read More

June 21, 2024
Public Education
Clashing goals of teachers, administrators causing exodus, former educator warns

Many teachers are leaving their profession not because of low salaries or barriers to hiring, but due to increasingly diverging missions between administrators and educators, argues a former public-school teacher. Read More

June 18, 2024
Public Education
Teachers pessimistic about future of education, but many support school choice, survey reveals

K-12 educators have a bleak outlook on the teaching profession, social media use and other aspects of education, a new survey revealed. A new Ed Choice… Read More

June 7, 2024
World’s largest kids book publisher, Scholastic, puts out ‘Pride Guide’ reading list, glossary for teachers

If it’s June, it must be time for the education establishment to fall all over itself pandering to – and some would argue recruiting for – the LGBTQ lobby through… Read More

June 6, 2024
Public Education
Teachers, American public both pessimistic about future of education

Neither teachers nor the American public are optimistic about the present state of education, new research reveals. Pew Research Center has released two new studies that found general dissatisfaction with… Read More

April 15, 2024
Student teacher stipend application launches

(The Center Square) – The application process for Pennsylvania’s new student teacher stipend program officially rolled out this week. During a news conference Wednesday, legislators from both sides of the… Read More

April 12, 2024
National Council of Teachers of English hosts seminar on how to teach ‘Gender Queer’

(The Daily Signal) – The National Council of Teachers of English, a professional development organization, hosted remote training to instruct K-12 teachers on how to teach the controversial book “Gender… Read More

April 3, 2024
Public Education
South Carolina teachers care more about school culture than pay, new teacher retention report reveals

As public schools nationwide struggle to retain teachers, one South Carolina group is trying to find answers. SC TEACHER, a group dedicated to researching the state’s education workforce, released a… Read More

March 20, 2024
Public Education
‘A discouraging story’: Teachers continue to flee profession years after pandemic

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Teachers are still fleeing schools in higher numbers than before the pandemic as schools continue to reel from the COVID-19 pandemic’s fallout, according to The Wall… Read More

March 5, 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
Teachers sue Gavin Newsom over policy forcing them to lie about student’s transgender status to parents

(The Daily Signal) – Two teachers have added the governor and attorney general of California to a lawsuit. The suit claims that state policies have forced educators to lie to parents… Read More

February 19, 2024
Washington bill would restrict teachers from taking certain restraining measures against violent students

The Washington state Legislature is considering a bill that would limit the measures public school teachers can take to subdue unruly or violent students. HB 1479… Read More

February 13, 2024
Iowa bill banning punishment for teachers who don’t use pronouns advances

(The Center Square) – An Iowa subcommittee advanced a bill Monday that would ban disciplinary action against teachers and other school employees who do not use a student’s preferred pronouns. Read More

February 6, 2024
Public Education
Antisemitic allegations hit Philadelphia’s school district

(The Center Square) – Several concerned residents believe teachers and students in the School District of Philadelphia express antisemitism without impunity, including in an off-campus educator event they say excluded… Read More

February 5, 2024
Public Education
As enrollment declines, Michigan has more public school teachers than past 10 years

(The Center Square) – A report on Michigan’s teacher shortage found that despite high numbers of teachers leaving their jobs, the state has more total teachers employed at public schools than… Read More

January 25, 2024
Public Education
Walters proposal would suspend teachers under investigation for sexual assault

(The Center Square) – Teachers accused of sexual assault would automatically be suspended, and school districts would be required to report the investigation to the Oklahoma State Department of Education,… Read More

January 23, 2024
Public Education
Reformers look for apprenticeship opportunities for new teachers in Wisconsin

(The Center Square) – A reform group in Wisconsin wants to take what works for plumbers and get it to work for teachers. The Institute for Reforming Government has been working… Read More

January 16, 2024
Hire teachers based on subject-matter expertise, not certification

(The Daily Signal) – Twenty years ago, when I was hiring teachers for the private K-12 school I founded, I knew better than to recruit certified teachers. From my previous work as… Read More

January 8, 2024