New Hampshire Teachers Union Sues To Block CRT Ban

New Hampshire Teachers Union Sues To Block CRT Ban

The American Federation of Teachers’ New Hampshire chapter has filed a federal lawsuit in attempts of blocking the state’s Critical Race Theory ban in schools. The teacher’s union claims that the law violates First Amendment rights and will open teachers up to losing their licenses simply for teaching. The New Hampshire governor, however, strongly disagrees.

The Failure of Public Schooling in One Chart

The Failure of Public Schooling in One Chart

Oppose a bill to increase school spending and you are said to be robbing children of the resources they need to succeed in the classroom. But what if more money wasn’t actually the solution to America’s public education system? Recently Dan Mitchell created a graph on public school spending that tells an interesting story. While…

Harvard Prof’s Strange Claims About Homeschoolers Debunked—By Harvard’s Own Research

Harvard Prof’s Strange Claims About Homeschoolers Debunked—By Harvard’s Own Research

Last year Harvard Law School Professor Elizabeth Bartholet claimed that homeschooling should be banned because it’s a threat to our children’s wellbeing. But as homeschooling graduate Andrew Reder points out in his article in the Tampa Free Press, research by Bartholet’s own colleagues prove her wrong.

Microschools help both teachers and students

Microschools help both teachers and students

Distance learning, COVID protocols, staff shortages – all of these things have led to many teachers feeling burned out in the traditional school setting. But some teachers have found a change in setting to be exactly what they need to revive their love of teaching. Microschools are popping up across the country, and for good…

Distance Learning was Just the Beginning
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Distance Learning was Just the Beginning

Distance learning was an eye-opening experience for parents in Nevada and across the United States. They got an up close look at what was actually being taught (and not taught) to their children in their schools. This eye-opening experience was a propellent for many parents fighting for change to our education system. In her article…

Critical Race Theory Lite
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Critical Race Theory Lite

When school districts say they are not teaching critical race theory in elementary schools, they might technically be right. It probably will not appear on a curriculum outline anywhere. But ideas and concepts from CRT are being shared with students on a regular basis. For example, the California Teacher’s Association’s stance on social justice shows…

Two conservatives oust Democrat incumbents for Houston ISD

Two conservatives oust Democrat incumbents for Houston ISD

For the first time since 2019, there’s a conservative on the Houston school board. In fact, there’s now two conservatives on the nine-member board. Houston ISD is the largest school district in the state and one of the largest in the country. The election shows once again how frustrated voters are with mask mandates and…

Elko County voters reject school construction bonds in special election

Elko County voters reject school construction bonds in special election

Nearly 60 percent of voters in Elko County voted against the school board’s bond proposal. The school board had proposed taking out $150 million in general obligation bonds, and obviously the public did not agree with that proposal. Voters in opposition to the bond proposal argued that the school board needs a greater level of…

For Learning Pod Teachers, a Pandemic Paradigm Shift
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For Learning Pod Teachers, a Pandemic Paradigm Shift

Learning pods popped up across the United States during 2020 because they solved several pain points about distance learning, including childcare needs for working parents and social interaction needs for kids. Learning pods are small groups of students, many times six or less. They are run by either a parent or a hired teacher who…