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How A Pro-Life Campaign Dramatically Cut The Number Of Christian Colleges Working With Planned Parenthood

This week the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Carson v. Makin, in which Maine is being taken to task for refusing to cover tuition to religious schools as part of the private school tuition assistance it provides for rural families without access to public high schools. One organization that filed a brief with the Supreme Court in this case says these “opportunities…

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If The GOP Wants To Remain The Party Of Parents, It Must Fight For School Choice

During the course of his exultant victory speech after winning last week’s Virginia gubernatorial election, Glenn Youngkin brought up an aspect of education that was largely overlooked during his campaign. Highlighting what was easily the most important issue that helped him defeat Democrat Terry McAullife, he said his administration was “going to embrace our parents, not ignore them.” He promised…

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Latest Nationwide Tests Show Public Schools Failing Students Even Before Lockdowns

In some cases, optimistic individuals will attempt to discount bad news by claiming that “it could be worse.” Unfortunately for America’s school system, the latest news demonstrates that American kids’ education outcomes almost certainly will get worse. Results from standardized tests administered in January 2020—just before COVID lockdowns hit American shores—show a marked deterioration in students’ progress. With children already…

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In New York City, The Left Tells Parents Yet Again: Your Kids Belong To Us

As if the striver types who keep New York City’s lights on need any more reasons to flee, outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio announced he’s canceling gifted education for “equality.” The New York Times claims in its “report” on the announcement Friday that “the highly selective program” “has become a glaring symbol of segregation in New York City public schools.”…

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Educrats Are Panicking As Their Extremism Alienates More Families

The optics on unconditional surrender are terrible, which is why Gov. Kate Brown of Oregon avoided fanfare when she signed Senate Bill 744, a law that suspends high school graduation requirements for reading, writing, and math. Her reasons: to combat systemic racism and boost graduation numbers for minorities. Meanwhile, in Virginia, Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS), already feeling the heat…

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Will Lawmakers Finally Stop Groveling For Teachers Unions? Pennsylvania Is About To Find Out

Teachers’ unions took it on the nose during the lockdowns. After they pushed to keep schools closed for months (and then folks like national teachers’ union president Randi Weingarten inexplicably blamed it on the “privilege” of Jewish Americans), unions are justly taking blame for school closures. Angry parents have taken to school board meetings and national news to openly criticize…

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Homeschooling Skyrocketed In 2020, As Much As 700 Percent In Some States

Between May and October 2020, homeschooling more than doubled among U.S. households with school-age children, from 5.4 percent that spring to 11.1 percent that fall, according to new Census Bureau data. Black and Hispanic Americans were the most likely to switch to homeschooling, while white and Asian Americans were the least likely. This could be due to the fact that…

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Ben Domenech On Bill Barr Speech: Critical Race Theory Is Public Schools Pushing Religion

Federalist Publisher Ben Domenech said on Fox News Thursday the obsession with race in K-12 education threatens to undermine the constitutional ban on government favoring one religion over another, warranting school choice as a constitutional right. Domenech’s comments came after former Attorney General Bill Barr critiqued President Barack Obama’s opposition to school choice programs to keep inner-city children locked in…

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