Los Angeles Schools Kowtow to Union Demands

Children in L.A. are suffering at the hands of the school district and its “labor partner.” Public schools are finally opening in Los Angeles, but...

Biden Administration Wants Schools to Teach Prejudice. Here’s What Parents Should Know.

By Jonathan Butcher President Joe Biden’s administration wants you to know your children are biased, and Washington has a plan to fix them. This week, the...

M-STEP and Benchmark Tests Both Have Value

By Ben DeGrow Federal officials recently upset Michigan’s education chief by turning down a request to skip standardized tests for a second straight year. Students in grades...

Jill Biden Promotes Community Colleges During Illinois Visit

By Kevin Bessler (The Center Square) – In her first visit to Illinois since moving into the White House, Jill Biden stressed the importance of...

Indiana Senate Proposes $10 Million Increase for Schools for English Programs for Immigrant Children

By Margaret Menge (The Center Square) – Indiana senators are proposing to spend $5 million more next year to help immigrant children in Indiana schools learn...

Coalition Formed to Push Federal Stimulus Spending Directly to Wisconsin Students

By Benjamin Yount (The Center Square) – Supporters of the latest plan to spend nearly $2 billion in federal stimulus money on schools in Wisconsin...

Child Abuse in Plain Sight

Forcing Critical Race Theory on children is psychologically damaging. I come from a time when schools existed to teach the ABCs, basic math and the...

California Draws from Critical Race Theory Profs for K-12 ‘Ethnic Studies’ Curriculum

By Ben Zeisloft Led by former university academics and citing current critical race theorists, the state of California created the nation’s first high school ethnic...

Hundreds of Profs Unveil ‘Academic Freedom Alliance’ to Promote 1st Amendment on Campus

By Ben Zeisloft Professors launched a nonprofit to promote free expression on college campuses. The Academic Freedom Alliance describes itself as a consortium of “college and university faculty...

Wisconsin’s Newly Elected State Superintendent Wants Schools to Make Reopening Decisions

By Benjamin Yount (The Center Square) – Just a few days after Wisconsin’s current state superintendent wouldn’t commit to having all kids back in in-person...

Supporters Rally to Save Invest in Kids Tax-Credit Scholarship Program

By Scot Bertram (The Center Square) – Supporters are rallying to protect Illinois’ tax-credit scholarship program. Under the “Invest in Kids” program, a state tax credit...

Poll: Support for School Choice Increases after COVID Shutdowns

By Bethany Blankley (The Center Square) – After states shut down schools and forced families into virtual learning, parents and families found new ways to...

Education Freedom Is on the Move in Wake of Unions’ Missteps

School choice is rapidly advancing across the United States, thanks in great part to the arrogance of teachers unions. On March 9, I wrote that Covid-related...

American Rescue Plan Funding Raises Questions about Georgia Schools’ Reopening Plans

By Nyamekye Daniel (The Center Square) – Georgia K-12 schools are receiving billions of dollars in federal aid through the American Rescue Plan Act, but...

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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.