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Education (By Year)

  • Sep19, 2014

    More schools are beginning to realize the federal dollars aren't worth it and are dropping the National School Lunch Program that is resulting in millions of dollars' of food going in the garbage.

  • Sep18, 2014

    Religious freedom can celebrate a gridiron victory at Arkansas State University.

  • Sep18, 2014

    An author and longtime family advocate is blasting an assignment given last week to a sixth-grade class as something clearly intended to indoctrinate them with politically correct misinformation.

  • Sep16, 2014

    William Bennett, former education secretary in Ronald Reagan’s administration, recently wrote a Wall Street Journal editorial to make a case for schools keeping the new Common Core curriculum.

  • Sep17, 2014

    After donating tens of thousands dollars to area schools, Chick-fil-A was banned from donating hundreds of meals to a booster club by a public high school in Southern California’s Ventura County because some parents might take offense to the franchise.

  • Sep15, 2014

    Some politicians love Head Start even though studies continue to show that the federal program is a colossal waste of taxpayer dollars each year. 

  • Sep15, 2014

    A Florida mom has been getting a lot of national media attention with her claim that it was unfair for school officials to make her daughter wear a "shame suit" as punishment for violating the school's dress code. But not everyone disagrees with the school's action.

  • Sep15, 2014

    Yale has been in the news after an Episcopal chaplain's anti-Jewish comments, but one commentator says those beliefs are common on many college campuses. 

  • Sep12, 2014

    An attorney is adding salt to the wounds of football players at Arkansas State University, where the team is mourning two teammates who were killed.

  • Sep12, 2014

    As the cost of educating America’s youth continues to escalate to record highs over the decades, student performance has flat-lined.

  • Sep12, 2014

    As America continues to lose its clout as the world’s standout superpower, along with its lingering economic woes and an education system that’s constantly being upstaged abroad, some might not be too surprised to learn that almost half of Americans (46 percent) believe that public schools have gotten even worse over the past five years. Just over a quarter (26 percent) think it’s stayed the same and even less (15 percent) say it’s made improvements.

  • Sep12, 2014

    Thanks to the Kansas State Commission on Police Officer Standards and Training, it's a lot more difficult for homeschool graduates to become a cop than other privately schooled or publicly schooled graduates. Instead of just accepting a high school diploma for eligibility — as it does for traditionally educated high school graduates — CPOST requires homeschoolers to jump through additional hoops.

  • Sep10, 2014

    An Ohio student who reported to school officials that she was raped was outraged at the meager punishment meted out to her alleged attacker.

  • Sep10, 2014

    A report released Wednesday alleges a Massachusetts public school is using biased, inaccurate material to teach students about Islam while dismissing Judaism and Christianity. 

  • Sep09, 2014

    School is back in session and many groups are looking to draw further attention toward the federal government's Common Core policy. Toward that end, Family Research Council is hosting a live webinar Tuesday night called "Common Core: The Government's Classroom."

  • Sep08, 2014

    A nonprofit organization defending speech rights is telling North Carolina educators to disregard a letter that tells them to ignore a new state law.