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  • September 25, 2018
    Bob Kellogg

    A push to honor school choice law in MS

    classroom scene 2It has now been three years since the Mississippi Legislature approved the establishment of education scholarship accounts (ESAs), however, the program does not appear to be truly taking effect.

  • September 25, 2018
    Bob Kellogg

    Trump takes new step to fight anti-Semitism

    anti-SemitismWith the Trump administration’s adoption of the United States Senate's definition of anti-Semitism, Jewish students and student supporters of Israel will be better able to fight discrimination.

  • September 24, 2018
    Charlie Butts

    Teens training to fight trafficking

    human trafficking hands tiedAn unexpected group is being recruited to combat human trafficking, as they relate to the peer group that is most impacted.

  • September 23, 2018
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Texas texts: Arab's denial of Israel spurs 'ongoing conflict'

    high school students studyingThe Texas Board of Education voted on Friday that it will continue to administer its high school social studies requirement teaching students that “Arab rejection of the State of Israel has led to ongoing conflict.”

  • September 21, 2018
    Bob Kellogg

    Want some indoctrination with that math problem?

    college student at deskSome math students at a Pennsylvania university were frustrated to discover that instead of learning about "sets, logic, and probability," they were getting an earful of the prof's political leanings.

  • September 20, 2018
    Bob Kellogg

    Parents win over school-based pornography

    Students on laptopThe persistence of a small group of parents in a Colorado school district has paid off – and now the children in their schools won't stumble across graphic sexual content in their school curriculum.

  • September 18, 2018
    Bob Kellogg

    CA determined to help the kids sleep longer

    alarm clock waking upA pediatrician agrees with California lawmakers  that students don't get enough sleep but stops short of mandating a law to make it so.   

  • September 17, 2018
    Bob Kellogg

    Arming school teachers is crossing a line

    teachers with a gunWhile the secretary of education has made it clear that she will not stand in the way of funding to arm public school teachers, a career school safety professional says there's a better approach.

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