Recent Data Shows Student Achievement Gaps Following the Pandemic Across the Country

New reports have confirmed what several educators warned about and what many parents were afraid of: students suffered significant learning loss during the school shutdowns from COVID-19, and the long-term consequences on students remain to be seen. The Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) just updated information on their studies that sought to discover how

By |2022-08-30T15:31:20-04:00August 30th, 2022|Government, Instruction, News|0 Comments

Minneapolis Teachers’ Union Defends Policy that White Employees be Fired First

In an interview on Friday, the president and the vice president of the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers proudly defended a contract made with Minneapolis Public Schools that adds protections for teachers of color in the case of district-wide layoffs. “This contract language was something that we are, first of all, extremely proud of for achieving

By |2022-08-23T13:03:39-04:00August 23rd, 2022|Government, News|0 Comments

Florida School Places Parental Advisory Labels on Over 100 Books

A school district in southwest Florida recently placed parental advisory notices on over 100 books, many of which contain topics covering racial justice and LGBTQ+ issues. The Collier County Public Schools placed an "advisory notice to parents" on both the physical and digital copies of the books, explaining that some members of the community think

By |2022-08-17T11:05:37-04:00August 16th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Tennessee School Choice Program Approved Right Before School Starts

Just before school started on Monday, a judicial panel approved on Friday the start of a Tennessee private school choice program for this year. Back in May, the Tennessee Supreme Court justified a 2019 law that enabled families in the Memphis and Nashville areas to use state funding to help cover private school tuition. Following

By |2022-08-09T11:05:10-04:00August 9th, 2022|News|1 Comment

Conservative Organizations Confront the Biden Administration’s Suggested Rules to Title IX

Yesterday, conservative leaders released a memo opposing the Biden administration’s proposed amendments to Title IX that would redefine “sex” as “sex stereotypes, sex-related characteristics, sexual orientation, and gender identity.” The memo, which was put together by the Conservative Action Project, also urged citizens to participate in the Education Department’s public comment period as every school

By |2022-08-09T11:13:24-04:00August 2nd, 2022|News|0 Comments
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