School Choice Week celebrates freedom to choose the best education for your child

If you love your school (or better yet, the freedom to choose the best education for your child), this January provides the perfect time to share that with others. The week of Jan. 23-29 marks National School Choice Week (NCSW), which is sponsored by a nonprofit with the same name. Launched in 2011, the nonprofit describes…
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Christian Education January 20th, 2022

New Mexico Christian school fined for mask violation after being told on through state’s Orwellian reporting system

New Mexico’s largest private school, Hope Christian School in Albuquerque, has been fined $5,000 for not enforcing the state’s sweeping mask mandate. Last Thursday, the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) announced that the school had agreed to pay the fine. The New Mexico Department of Health issued the mask order July 26, and private schools…
General Education, School Choice January 20th, 2022

Learning pods for underserved students earns South Carolina group national recognition

(Lisa Buie | reimaginED) – As the pandemic gripped the nation in the spring of 2020, American schools shut down and sent students home to finish the semester through online learning. The hastily organized programs were thought to be short-term solutions. But as the rising numbers of coronavirus cases ended administrators’ hopes of fully reopening in…

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Supreme Court appears sympathetic to free speech, religious liberty case

(Bethany Blankley | The Center Square) – The U.S. Supreme Court this week appeared to be sympathetic to arguments made by a petitioner against the city…

Gov. Youngkin signs executive orders on education, ensures parental rights in first day in office

Glenn Youngkin was sworn in on Saturday as Virginia’s 74th governor. On his first day in office he enacted 11 Executive Orders, and as promised,…

Bill would cut in-person class time by 20% in Washington schools

(Brett Davis | The Center Square) – In 2020, students and parents got a crash course in remote learning as part of the response to the…

Why we can hope for a better K-12 world in 2022

(Jonathan Butcher | remaginED) –  Federal officials are trying to appear analytical. Facing dismal student outcomes and lower enrollment at assigned schools in the wake…

Op-Ed: When will school closures end? Not until we empower parents

(Justin Owen | The Center Square) – Many kids across the country have begun to return to school after the holiday break. But others have not.…

Parents left reeling after district reviews, keeps inappropriate content in school library

As Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) decided to remove the sexually explicit book, Gender Queer, from the district’s school library shelves, the neighboring school district…

Critics say national teachers union complaint letter to social media companies suggests coordinated effort to shut down parents

In October, National Education Association (NEA) wrote a letter to representatives of Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok demanding that they “regulate lies and fix your algorithms.”…

Boston’s refusal to fly a Christian flag over city hall raises First Amendment questions

When it hears oral argument on Tuesday in Shurtleff v. City of Boston, the Supreme Court will return to the role of religion in public…

Analysis shows education vouchers saved Georgia taxpayers money

(Nyamekye Daniel | The Center Square) – Georgia’s school choice programs saved taxpayers at least $605 million in fiscal year 2018, an updated analysis by EdChoice…

Confess Your Sins | Morning Routine Daily Devotional for January 18

“The man said, “The woman whom you gave to be with me, she gave me fruit of the tree, and I ate.” — Genesis 3:12 ESV…

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