Public Education
School safety forum brings educators, law enforcement together

(The Center Square) – More than 1,100 people registered to attend the 2023 Virginia School Safety Training Forum, which will address roughly 20 topics pertaining to school safety and student well-being. Read More

July 28, 2023
Public Education
Education degrees are less popular than ever before

Education degrees have vastly declined in popularity since 1970, the National Center for Education Statistics revealed, drawing calls for more school choice and less liberal ideology in classrooms. Although the… Read More

July 26, 2023
Public Education
New York mandate for smaller class sizes will cost taxpayers $2B a year

A new state law will force New York City to spend nearly $2 billion taxpayer funds annually on additional teaching positions. The bill, which was signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul… Read More

July 24, 2023
Public Education
‘Armed with knowledge’: National conference empowers teachers to stand up to unions

Around 200 educators attended the Teacher Freedom Summit last week, a “first-of-its-kind” conference to help public school teachers understand and stand up to the unions that claim to support them. Read More

July 20, 2023
Public Education
Montana’s public schools still have 1,000 unfilled teaching positions. Easing licensing requirements may help

Montana still needs nearly 1,000 public school teachers for the upcoming year, State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen told the Board of Public Education last week. Even in… Read More

July 18, 2023
Public Education
More teachers are skipping school post-COVID than ever before

Many education officials are concerned with the rise of chronic absenteeism among students. After all, schools can’t teach if students don’t attend. But an equally pressing, though less publicized, issue… Read More

July 13, 2023
Public Education
Labor union’s own data contradict teacher exodus claims

(The Center Square) – Teacher compensation across Pennsylvania grew over the past decade, despite claims from officials that low salaries and high stress scare educators from the state in droves. Read More

July 3, 2023
Teachers’ union’s summer reading list for teachers includes porn, critical race theory

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The National Education Association’s (NEA) summer reading list for teachers includes several books promoting critical race theory (CRT) and depicting graphic sexual matters. Among the… Read More

June 30, 2023
Bill easing substitute teacher certification advances in Pennsylvania

(The Center Square) – The House Education Committee advanced a bill this week that extends flexibilities in hiring substitute teachers to ease school staffing shortages. Committee Chairman Rep. Peter Schweyer,… Read More

June 23, 2023
Public Education
Why can’t money buy good teachers?

Local and state school officials are offering hefty signing bonuses – as much as $50,000 – to combat the nationwide teacher shortage. Despite efforts in places such as… Read More

June 20, 2023
Courts, Public Education
California teachers sue school district for forcing them to lie about students’ gender identity

Two teachers filed a federal lawsuit against their California school district, alleging they were required to lie to parents about their children’s gender identity. The suit names the… Read More

May 3, 2023
Public Education
Kansas approves interstate teacher licenses pact; 6 more states needed

The Kansas Legislature approved the Interstate Teaching Mobility Compact, which would make teaching licenses portable among member states, when it’s approved by a sufficient number of states. The… Read More

April 25, 2023
Public Education
Florida House committee approves ‘Teacher Bill of Rights,’ limiting school administrators’ power

(The Center Square) — The Florida House Civil Justice Subcommittee approved three bills that are designed to reform the Sunshine State’s civil litigation system. House Bill 1035, also known as… Read More

March 15, 2023
Homeschools, Legislation
‘I had to get out of the public system.’ Why are some of homeschooling’s biggest advocates former public-school teachers?

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, former public school teacher Kellista Keaton has helped colleagues leave for educational alternatives such as homeschooling and micro-schools. “They stepped away from their job,… Read More

January 17, 2023
Randi Weingarten doesn’t appear at final House coronavirus hearing after GOP invite

(Daily Caller) – Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), did not testify before the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis on Wednesday, despite an invitation… Read More

December 16, 2022
Public Education
Minnesota $400K recruitment initiative for teachers only yields 6 hires out of possible 41

Money can’t buy happiness, as the saying goes. This year, the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) learned money also can’t buy teachers MDE reported the… Read More

December 13, 2022
Public Education
Most colleges of education stick to traditional teacher training despite pandemic-spurred innovation

(reimaginEd) – When Amy Marotz wanted to start a private homeschool collaborative for children with sensory issues, she didn’t rely on a traditional college of education for training, even though… Read More

December 12, 2022
Public Education
Trouble in paradise: California public schools cause ‘organizational trauma’

Amid a nationwide teacher shortage plaguing public schools, a report reveals California teachers have a lot to complain about. The report, “Developing a Strategy for… Read More

December 7, 2022
Public Education
College won’t place student teachers at schools that ban CRT

(Daily Caller) – A California university said it will stop sending student teachers to a school district that banned the teaching of Critical Race Theory (CRT), according to a statement… Read More

October 19, 2022
Public Education
Schools spending federal relief money on employee bonuses

(The Center Square) – School districts across the country are spending federal COVID-19 relief money on bonuses to employees saying their employees earned it for their work during the pandemic. Read More

October 13, 2022