Michigan Schools Struggle to Spend Federal COVID Money Fast Enough

An education advocacy group is urging lawmakers to give Michigan schools more time to spend their federal COVID money before upcoming deadlines. A group representing...

NYC’s Black Mayor Bucks Progressives to Boost Gifted Program

By Vince Bielski At the direction of Mayor Adams and Chancellor Banks, New York is adding 1,100 seats to its gifted program for elementary students...

California Teachers Unions Keep Fighting Accountability (Commentary)

California teachers unions have fought to keep it all but impossible to remove incompetent or criminal teachers. Back in 1975, I lost my 6th-grade teaching...

NH Gov. Sununu Pledges to Veto ‘Parental Bill of Rights’

New Hampshire Republican says Parental Bill of Rights "as written creates numerous challenges for kids." (The Center Square) – Gov. Chris Sununu is pledging to...

TN Universities Reinstate Standardized Test Requirement

The University of Tennessee System (UT) announced recently that it has ended its test-optional admissions policy. The new policy requires first-year applicants to submit an ACT or SAT...

Workplace Microschools Could Be the Newest Perk

More companies may be recognizing that offering on-site, innovative workplace  microschools for employees’ children is an enticing benefit. When Elon Musk created a small school...

Tennessee Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Education Savings Accounts

The Center Square) — Tennessee's Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that an education savings accounts program passed by the General Assembly in 2019 was constitutional. The...

Biden Administration to Reverse Trump-Era Free Speech Rights in Education

The Biden Administration’s Department of Education (DOE) is making plans to reverse Title IX regulations that had been implemented by the Trump Administration to...

WILL Defending Middle Schoolers Accused of ‘Misgendering’

(The Center Square) – There’s now legal help for three middle school boys in Kiel, Wisconsin who are facing a sexual harassment complaint that...

Michigan Doesn’t Need Its Own College ROI Calculator (Commentary)

State governments are taking what seems to be a practical step toward understanding the actual value of a college education: websites that purport to...

McCaughey: Parents Revolt Against Stupid Stuff

Adults deciding where to settle and raise their families once considered tax rates, job opportunities and housing prices. Now they also have to ask...

California’s Teachers Unions and Public School Decline (Opinion)

In just three days in early May, California’s teachers unions opened the vault and moved $1.2 million into Tony Thurmond’s campaign for Superintendent of...

Free Speech Under Fire at Saint Vincent College

By Mike Sabo The opportunity to speak freely and openly – especially on controversial topics – is a cornerstone of civic education. But events that...

Prager: PolitiFact’s Willful Blindness to Campus Hate-Crime Hoaxes

During a recent broadcast, I said that once Elon Musk takes control of Twitter, "Twitter will be flooded with hate, and a lot of...

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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.