Iowa Families to Receive $159.6M Under Child Tax Credit Expansion

By Mary Stroka (The Center Square) – Iowa families began automatically receiving monthly payments of $250 or $300 per child on July 16 under the American Rescue...

Federal Education Officials Backpedal on Pushing Critical Race Theory in Schools

By Jonathan Butcher The U.S. Department of Education looked into critical race theory’s abyss and blinked. In April, the agency proposed prioritizing the theory’s racially discriminatory ideas in a small...

Program Creating School Choice, Scholarships, Tax Credits Becomes Law in Missouri

By Joe Mueller (The Center Square) – Students in metropolitan areas will be able to receive scholarship funds to attend the school of their choice...

Two Wins For Students!

By Chantal Lovell In a true testament to the impact engaged parents can have, California officials chose in two separate instances this week to put...

2 Educators Fight for Their Jobs After Suggesting Commonsense Transgender Policies for School

By Nicole Russell A school board in Oregon will decide whether to fire two educators at a middle school who were placed on leave after...

Mom Says School Board Threatened to Sue Her for Seeking Public Information on Critical Race Theory in Curriculum

By Virginia Allen Nicole Solas was surprised to find her name listed on the meeting agenda of her local school board, especially since it said...

More Masks, Less Distancing: California Updates Its COVID-19 School Guidelines

By Carolyn Jones and Betty Márquez Rosales This article was originally published by EdSource. Republished with permission. Students and school staff in California must wear masks...

Homeschooling Applications in California More Than Double Amid COVID-19 School Closures

By Cole Lauterbach (The Center Square) – The number of California parents who elected to homeschool their children amid the COVID-19 pandemic increased significantly last...

Michigan’s School Aid Budget Soars Again

By Ben DeGrow What was nearly unimaginable during last spring’s first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic came to fruition: Michigan’s school aid budget not only...

Biden Gets a ‘D’ on End-Of-Semester Education Report Card

By Lance Izumi The 2020-21 school year has ended with failures across the education landscape. In the face of this education catastrophe, President Joe Biden...

Public Universities Contribute Thousands to Leftist WaPo ‘Made in History’ blog

By Katelynn Richardson Universities from across the United States and United Kingdom are sponsoring The Washington Post’s “Made by History” blog, with multiple institutions putting thousands of...

Professors Take to Media to Rationalize Church Vandalism in Canada

By Ben Zeisloft Some Canadian professors are trying to justify recent church burnings in the country by invoking “systemic injustice” and “civil disobedience.” Over the past...

A Breakdown of $69 Billion in Federal COVID Relief to the Nation’s Colleges and Universities

By Justin Allen and Daniel J. Willis This article was originally published by EdSource. Republished with permission. The Covid pandemic will direct $69 billion — a...

College Officials Should Be Held Responsible When They Violate People’s Rights

By George Leef Here is a recurring situation on American college and university campuses—an official acts in a way that violates the constitutional rights 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.