Sand: New Federal Transgender Policies are Misguided and Harmful to Children (Commentary)

The Biden Administration in March celebrated the “International Transgender Day of Visibility” by extolling the virtues of the kindly sounding “gender-affirming care.” But this...

The Limits of Expertise (Commentary)

Expertise and specialization can limit the breadth and range of our minds, whereas innovation and discovery often depends on outsiders. As a professor devoted to...

A Simple Plan for Dramatic School Reform (Commentary)

Taxpayer money should be used to invest in every child's future, not prop up a failing system. That's a simple plan that would create...

Ohio Policy Group Applauds U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Tuition for Religious Schools

(The Center Square) – An Ohio policy group called Tuesday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision that states cannot deny students or families financial aid for...

Today’s Education Philosophers Are ‘Speaking in Tongues’ (Commentary)

Today's education philosophers are unintelligible to teachers and parents, in a field suffering from a combination of arrogance and delusion. The philosophy of education has...

Betsy DeVos: Biden Plans to Radically Change Title IX to Let Biological Men Play Women’s Sports

President Joe Biden plans to force the nation's schools to allow biological boys to play in girls' sports by reinterpreting Title IX, says former...

Parents’ Guide to Children’s Rights Aims to Save America’s Public Schools from CRT (Commentary)

A new parent's guide to children's rights equips the public, parents, and students to resist "a theory that dismisses 'legal reasoning' and 'rationalism.'" “The most...

University of Houston Pays $30k in Free Speech Lawsuit

The University of Houston settled a lawsuit brought by the non-profit organization Speech First that accused the school's harassment policy of having "unconstitutionally chilled...

The Enduring Teacher Shortage Myth

The teacher shortage is a myth; there are plenty of them, and they aren't quitting the profession at greater rates than other occupations. “Many teachers...

Connecting Degree Return on Investment with a Better Financing System

Some college degrees have a negative return on investment, whereas other degrees increase lifetime earnings far more than they cost.  While some nerdy people like...

Conservative Christian Student Sues University for Silencing Her

A recent art therapy graduate sued Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville for violating her First Amendment rights. Alliance Defending Freedom alleged in its lawsuit that SIUE violated Maggie DeJong’s...

Faculty Post-Tenure Review Increasingly Common

Faculty post-tenure review could lead to firing unsatisfactory teachers in at least two states, and others could follow. 58 percent of postsecondary educational institutions now employ...

Glenn Youngkin Updates Virginia State Budget to Restore School Choice Program

Amendments to two pending budget bills would significantly improve school choice options in Virginia. In Virginia, Governor Glenn Youngkin (R-Va.), took a major step towards...

Financial Literacy Requirement Becomes Law for Michigan Students

By Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters Soon every high school graduate in Michigan will be...

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S.T. Karnick is the director of publications, a research fellow for The Heartland Institute, and the managing editor of Budget & Tax News.