Education (2014)



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  • December 31, 2014
    Bob Kellogg

    Pro-life group wants to reach college women before Planned Parenthood does

    The nation's largest pro-life organization for youth has launched a website for college students, providing resources when they are facing unexpected pregnancies. 

  • December 30, 2014
    Bob Kellogg

    Political correctness, not law, led to transgender policy in MN

    The Minnesota State High School League recently passed a controversial policy for transgender students that the head of a conservative organization calls a "pretend policy for pretend girls."

  • December 30, 2014
    Bob Kellogg

    Analyst: Vigilance key to countering Common Core progressivism

    An education policy analyst says parents should remain on the lookout for Common Core-aligned lessons that reflect a "progressive" slant on topics, including some possibly promoting Islam.

  • December 29, 2014
    Chris Woodward

    Heard the last about lunch standards? Think again...

    A non-partisan research and education institution says Americans can expect to hear more next year about school lunch standards.

  • December 23, 2014
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Will Colo. governor apologize to homeschooling families?

    In the latest attack on home education, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has proclaimed that only public schools can educate children to be productive members of society — implying that parents are incapable of educating kids.

  • December 23, 2014
    Bob Kellogg

    FL judge lets parents have say in teachers union lawsuit

    A Florida judge has decided in favor of parents who are battling a teachers' union over scholarships for low-income families. 

  • December 23, 2014
    Michael F. Haverluck

    District tries to defend pro-Islam vocabulary lesson

    "You're not in America anymore." That's what some high school seniors in Farmville, North Carolina, thought while working through their vocabulary assignment promoting the Muslim prophet Muhammad and other facets of Islamic religion. It was found to be within the standards of the Common Core.

  • December 18, 2014
    Chris Woodward

    Labor analyst opines on 'non-union' student athletes

    A labor policy analyst likes legislation in Michigan to keep student athletes from unionizing at public universities. 

  • December 17, 2014
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Some homeschoolers finding it difficult to avoid Common Core

    More and more parents fed up with the tightening reigns of the federal government on public education through the Common Core are leaving the schools to homeschool their children. But few realize that the same "politicized" and "dumbed-down" standards they tried to avoid are showing up in their living rooms via online public education curricula — sometimes referred to as "virtual academies."

  • December 17, 2014
    Chad Groening

    Proclaiming Justice looking out for Tenn. students

    A pro-Israel activist and terrorism expert is calling on Tennessee officials to launch an investigation into a terrorist organization's influence on textbooks and instructional material used in classrooms throughout the state.

  • December 16, 2014
    Bob Kellogg

    Abstinence education gets a shot in the arm … and it’s working

    The just-passed federal omnibus spending bill gives added funds to states for abstinence education programs, which is great news for many pro-family organizations.

  • December 14, 2014
    Michael F. Haverluck

    ACLU: Transgenders can enroll in same-sex classes for sex-ed

    The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) chalked up another victory for trangenders last week, announcing that the Department of Education has issued a “guidance” for elementary and public schools across the nation, giving students who consider themselves to be a different sex than their anatomy indicates a free pass to enroll in single-sex classes — such as sex education —when they are biologically from the opposite sex.

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