President Biden signed a bill this past Thursday, June 17th, to establish June 19th as Juneteenth National Independence Day. Lohud., part of the USA Today Network, shares that some school districts in New York City commemorated the new federal holiday by closing on Friday, June 18th. Other school districts like Yonkers remained open. They encouraged
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Recently, the National Society for the Advancement of Black Americans (NSABA) created an opt-out form based on state law that allows Virginia parents to protect their children from any school curriculum they find discriminatory. In an interview with the Noah Webster Educational Foundation, the president of NSABA, Paul Lott, explains why the form was necessary.
The woman set to lead the Department of Homeland Security’s new Disinformation Governance Board accused angry parents at school board meetings of being “disinformers” who are “weaponizing” issues for “profit.” As Nina Jankowicz has become the controversial pick for President Biden’s new “disinformation czar,” comments recently surfaced from a speech she gave back in October 2021.
In compliance with an executive order by the Youngkin administration, the Virginia Department of Education recently released a report repealing several policies and programs aimed to further equity initiatives in schools. In a letter sent on Friday to Governor Youngkin and Education Secretary Aimee Guidera, Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow specified which diversity,
Today’s narrative of systemic racism is an insult to the black Americans who lived through the Jim Crow South. At least, that’s how Sheila Qualls sees it. Her father, born at the end of the 1920s, experienced the brunt of prejudice leading up to the Civil Rights movement. He was intimately familiar with the
Indiana parents may be able to get increased transparency in schools thanks to a new bill before the state legislature. But educators are pushing back against the bill—with dozens of them testifying against it for hours on Monday. According to AP News, Indiana House Bill 1134 proposes putting school curriculum through screening by a parent
Separation of church and state. Mention that phrase on any Facebook comment thread, turn on any news network, whisper "put God back in schools" in the grocery store aisle—and whoosh! Swarms of liberal and conservative political die-hards will descend, armed with their interpretations. But what does separation of church and state really mean? Popular
An opinion piece in NBC News’ THINK on Thursday sparked a Twitter debate after insinuating that parents were unqualified to intervene in their child’s school curriculum. The piece, titled “Schools face parents who want to ban critical race theory—and don't get how teaching works,” details some instances that parents are getting involved in schools, such
Yesli Vega is a military wife, mother, former police officer, and Prince William County Sheriff’s Deputy who has dedicated her life to public service. Born to immigrants from El Salvador, she learned principles of hard work, integrity, and personal faith from her parents. She is a graduate of American Military University and the Northern
Moms for Liberty representative Quisha King and Dr. Carol Swain, co-author of “Black Eye for America,” recently attended a live Fox News summit titled “MisEducation of America.” Before the summit, King and Swain separately sat down with “Fox & Friends Weekend” co-host Pete Hegseth to talk about progressive ideologies seeping into classrooms. "Parents have the