DeSantis signs trio of bills on civics education in K-12 schools, and freedom of speech in postsecondary education Specifically, HB 5 requires the Florida Department of Education to develop an integrated K-12 civic education curriculum that includes teaching students about citizens’ shared rights...
The higher education bubble has been rapidly inflating, threatening to pop at any moment. Over the past several decades, our culture has tipped the scales from praising and valuing education to downright socially mandating it. As a result, enrollment has skyrocketed...
San Francisco’s teachers union is drawing criticism from Jewish families after voting to endorse the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and releasing a statement accusing America’s Middle Eastern ally of committing "apartheid and war crimes".  The United Educators of San Francisco’s endorsement of the movement...
In today’s environment of political correctness, a new service is capitalizing on American schools’ growing demand for “anti-racist” education. Ethnic studies consultants are making a fortune in the “diversity marketplace” by providing their services to America’s schools and corporate workplaces. The...
In Virginia, Loudoun County Public Schools officials were warned Friday to revoke their suspension of a teacher for declining to use students’ preferred pronouns or face further legal action. Tanner Cross, who taught at Leesburg Elementary School, was suspended after...
ADF letter on behalf of teacher explains school district’s retaliation is unconstitutional, suspension must be reversed ASHBURN, Va. – Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter Friday to Loudoun County Public Schools on behalf of an elementary school teacher after officials at Leesburg Elementary...
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has voiced stern opposition to teaching the “1619 Project” curriculum in the state’s schools. Noem, a Republican, took to Twitter on Friday to criticize the “1619 Project,” saying it “claims that America was founded on racism...
The nine campuses of the University of California (UC) system will no longer consider standardized testing scores as part of the admission process beginning in the fall of 2021. The change is the result of a legal settlement (pdf) of a lawsuit brought by...
The French government recently banned schools from using certain “gender-neutral” or “inclusive” language in schools, saying it would be destructive to the French language and would prevent people from learning it. Some leftist groups, politicians, and teacher’s unions have attempted to change...
The president of one of the largest teachers unions in the country announced Thursday that the union wants all schools to reopen for in-person schooling in the fall. “The United States will not be fully back, until we are fully back in...
Hundreds of scholars, including some distinguished figures, have applied for positions at an online education startup that promises explicitly non-“woke” instruction in a number of academic disciplines. Named “American Scholars,” the project was started several months ago by Matthew Pohl, former University...
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill on May 7, 2021 banning the teaching of critical race theory in the state’s public and charter schools. Critical race theory is a quasi-Marxist ideology that holds that racism is ingrained in the United States. Among other...
The second-largest teacher’s union in America was in close contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on school reopening guidance, even successfully getting some of its recommendations inserted into the official guidance, newly released records show. The...
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem said she signed a pledge this week that aims to restore “patriotic education” as liberals push critical race theory in the school curriculum. Republicans like Noem have criticized the race curriculum for sowing division and hate, and teaching anti-American...