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Culture
Her daughter was harassed by a boy on the girls’ team. Now, she’s speaking out to save Title IX

(The Daily Signal) – Abby Cross and her husband went to the leadership of their daughter’s Bridgeport, West Virginia, middle school with concerns over a biological male competing alongside their daughter… Read More

May 21, 2024
Courts
Judge blocks suspensions of middle school female athletes who refused to compete against male student

(The Daily Signal) – A West Virginia judge granted a preliminary injunction allowing several middle school girls to compete after the school district banned them from competition after refusing to… Read More

May 7, 2024
Courts
West Virginia track and field athletes granted injunction following protest

(The Center Square) – A Harrison County Circuit Court judge ruled Thursday a group of middle school athletes can continue to compete in the shot put following a protest against… Read More

May 3, 2024
Courts
West Virginia AG supports lawsuit from 4 middle school athletes who protested

(The Center Square) – The parents of a group of four West Virginia middle school track and field athletes filed a lawsuit against the Harrison County Board of Education regarding… Read More

April 30, 2024
Culture
Middle school girls refuse to compete in track and field events in protest of court ruling allowing boy to compete as girl

Five middle school girls refused to participate in throwing events during a track and field championship in West Virginia in protest of a recent appeals court ruling in favor of… Read More

April 29, 2024
Opinion
Federal appeals court rules in favor of allowing boys in girls sports

(The Daily Signal) – What does it take for a federal court to reach the outcome it wants—instead of the outcome that the law demands? Apparently, just some creative judicial… Read More

April 18, 2024
Courts
West Virginia’s Save Women’s Sports Act struck down

(The Center Square) – The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down West Virginia’s Save Women’s Sports Act on Tuesday in a 2-1 ruling that blocks the laws preventing those… Read More

April 17, 2024
Culture
West Virginia AG asks FBI to remove DEI from recruitment process priorities

(The Center Square) – West Virginia’s attorney general called into question the FBI’s hiring practices in a letter sent to the associate deputy director Monday. The FBI prioritizes diversity, equity… Read More

March 20, 2024
Public Education
Report: K-12 student funding rose, test results haven’t in West Virginia

(The Center Square) – West Virginia inflation-adjusted education funding per student grew from $12,351 in 2002 to $14,163 per student in 2020, according to a new report from Reason Foundation. Read More

March 1, 2024
Legislation
Bills in three states would bring fetal development video to public schools

Pro-life lawmakers in at least three states have proposed legislation that would require public schools to incorporate a video on fetal development into the standard health curriculum. Kentucky Rep. Nancy… Read More

January 29, 2024
Public Education
‘Social justice warriors who push their own perversion.’ West Virginia resident calls out school board members for silence on trans bathroom usage

Parents and residents of a West Virginia school district voiced their discontent with the district attorney’s opinion that the school must allow students to use bathroom according to gender identity. Read More

December 28, 2023
Culture
University’s trans training labels adults as ‘privileged’ group oppressing children

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A University of West Virginia (UWV) transgender training for students and staff portrays adults as oppressors and abusers of children. The public university’s LGBTQ Center… Read More

December 8, 2023
Public Education
West Virginia declares special education emergency

 The West Virginia Department of Education has declared a state of emergency over failing special education services in Hampshire County. The state’s Board of Education agreed… Read More

November 20, 2023
Public Education
Audit: Most West Virginia school districts violated federal rules for $1.2B in grants

(The Center Square) – Thirty-seven of West Virginia’s 54 county school districts were noncompliant spending more than $1.2 billion in federal COVID-19 funds, according to a new report. A … Read More

November 14, 2023
Courts
Ruling: West Virginia is allowed to ban abortion pill

(The Center Square) – A federal court in West Virginia determined that the state is able to ban the sale of abortion pill mifepristone. U.S. District Judge Robert C. Chambers… Read More

August 25, 2023
Christian Schools
More families than ever are enrolling in school choice programs

School choice programs nationwide are experiencing surges of growth as parents of eligible students seek out the best education for their children. Enrollment in Indiana’s Choice… Read More

June 21, 2023
Public Education
West Virginia approves 5,000 Hope Scholarship ESA applications

(The Center Square) – West Virginia received 6,300 applications for its Hope Scholarship educational savings accounts for next school year and approved 5,047 at a cost of $22 million as… Read More

June 7, 2023
Public Education
West Virginia University makes COVID-era “test-optional” policy permanent

West Virginia University announced applicants can continue to opt-out of taking entrance tests, making its pandemic “test-optional” policy permanent. WVU’s move is part of an emerging, nationwide trend away… Read More

April 28, 2023
Courts, Culture
18 AGs say transgender boys should play on girls’ sports teams, denying ‘inherent differences between biological males and females’

A coalition of 18 state attorneys general are opposing a West Virginia law restricting youth sports participation by biological sex. Led by New York Attorney General Letitia James,… Read More

April 6, 2023
Culture
California AG interjects with brief in West Virginia trans athletics case

(The Center Square) – Twelve-year-old “B.P.J  simply wants to participate on her school’s girls’ cross country and track teams with her friends. B.P.J. began expressing her gender identity at… Read More

April 6, 2023