Texas
Culture
Bills filed in Texas to ban DEI policies in higher education institutions, government entities

(The Center Square) – Several bills have been filed in the Texas legislature to ban “diversity, equity and inclusion” (DEI) policies from being implemented at higher public institutions and government… Read More

March 28, 2023
Public Education
School district poised to fire Texas Association of School Boards over ‘divisive political ideologies’

The Carroll Independent School District (ISD) is considering a resolution to terminate its relationship with the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB). The resolution, which will be voted… Read More

March 27, 2023
Legislation
Texas attorney general says school choice is constitutional despite anti-religious opposition

Texas officials are paving the road for school choice in the state, legally and legislatively. Gov. Greg Abbott has been holding school choice and parent empowerment… Read More

March 23, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Texas mom pulls child from middle school after sexual game in classroom, rethinks progressive commitments

A mother removed her child from a Texas middle school after the teacher had some students portray “seductive hookers” as part of a game. Laura Maria Gruber says… Read More

March 21, 2023
Public Education
One dead, another injured in Texas high school shooting, suspect in custody

A gunman is in custody after a school shooting left one teen dead and another injured in Arlington, Texas early Monday morning. “At least one male student was… Read More

March 20, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Texas lawmaker prioritizing school safety, teacher pay hikes, parental controls over explicit materials

(The Center Square) – Over the last few weeks, House Speaker Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, has announced in piecemeal fashion bills he says the state House must prioritize. Several he recently… Read More

March 16, 2023
Public Education
Texas announces state takeover of Houston Independent School District

Image via Facebook (The Center Square) – The state of Texas intends to take control of the Houston Independent School District, citing poor academic accountability, violations of… Read More

March 16, 2023
Public Education
6 school safety bills filed, address security failure in Uvalde

(The Center Square) – State Sen. Paul Bettencourt, R-Houston, filed six school safety bills on Thursday, referring to them as “Safety Six.” The bills, he says, will address a number… Read More

March 13, 2023
Culture
‘Incredibly dangerous’: Abortion pill campaign targeted college campuses nationwide

(Daily Caller) – The push to promote abortion pills to college students continued earlier this month after a nonprofit group circulated several mobile billboards with information on how to access… Read More

March 7, 2023
Public Education
Texas Rep. Brian Harrison files bill to defund state school board association

(Daily Caller) – Republican Texas Rep. Brian Harrison filed HB 3559 Monday to prevent taxpayer dollars intended for school districts from being used to fund nonprofit organizations and associations that… Read More

March 7, 2023
Culture
University course trains future teachers to be political activists, advance ‘equity’

(Daily Caller) – A University of North Texas (UNT) course trains students to view teaching as an “ethical and political act,” according to a syllabus obtained by the College Fix. Read More

March 6, 2023
Public Education
Texas schools have more teachers than ever, but reports of shortages continue

(The Center Square) – The number of public-school teachers in the state of Texas has increased for 10 consecutive years from 2011-12 to 2021-22. Yet the media has reported a… Read More

March 3, 2023
Public Education
School districts continue to spend on failed reading programs while students suffer learning loss

(Daily Caller) – School districts across the country are continuing to spend money on reading programs that have come under fire for failing to teach students standard literacy skills, according… Read More

March 3, 2023
Christian Schools, Legislation
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tours Christian schools to promote school choice

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is taking his message of educational freedom to Christian schools around the state. On Tuesday, Abbott attended Covenant Christian School’s Parent Empowerment Night in… Read More

March 2, 2023
Culture
Missouri State University clings to robust Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs and ‘loyalty oaths’ despite nationwide retreat from them

Even as companies, universities and whole states back away from divisive and legally suspect Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs, Missouri State University is all in – even requiring job applicants… Read More

March 2, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Texas lawmaker introduces bill that allows teachers to reject CDC trans activism

(Daily Caller) – A Texas lawmaker introduced a bill Monday that would protect teachers from participating in “inclusivity policies” such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) assessment… Read More

March 1, 2023
Culture
‘Not moving backwards’: More red states join push to bar men from competing in women’s sports

(Daily Caller) – Several red states are joining the push to bar men from competing on the same sports team as women in both K-12 school districts and college athletics. Read More

February 28, 2023
Christian Schools
This week in Christian education (Feb. 20-24)

Christian leader talks school choice for Christian parents – Albert Mohler, a seminary president and prominent leader in the Southern Baptist Convention, discusses why the current push for school… Read More

February 24, 2023
Legislation
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott gives school choice a shot in the arm

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced a list of emergency items for the current legislative session, including education freedom in the form of education savings accounts (ESAs). The governor’s… Read More

February 20, 2023
Culture
Anti-religious ‘watchdog’ claims Texas school board’s prayers violate the Constitution

A school board in Texas is being targeted by an anti-religion group for praying before meetings. The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), whose purpose is to “promote the… Read More

February 15, 2023