There is seldom any meaningful accountability for government incompetence.
It's not supporting “parents’ rights” to censor topics at private schools that families decide to send their children to.
"People's irrational fears are taking over these policy decisions," says one parent.
The vague wording of the bill has led to a culture war fight about what the text means, and that’s never good for the First Amendment.
Department of Education Prepares Rules Prohibiting School Discrimination Against Gay and Trans Students
It’s about a lot more than transgender girls’ participation in sports under Title IX, but expect that controversy to dominate the discussion.
School enrollment based solely on geography must come to an end.
Both argue that the bills open the state up to costly lawsuits for very little, if any, gain.
Public School Students Sue West Virginia School District for Holding Mandatory 'Christian Revival' Assembly
The students say they were forced to attend an evangelical religious service.
A new bill would alter state law to remove an educational exception for disseminating works the community deems "harmful" to minors.
Attendees at Biden's State of the Union speech were almost entirely unmasked.
The agency emphasizes that children face a very low risk from COVID-19, which it has known all along.
Problems with the legislation remain, including vague prohibitions that will likely bury schools in lawsuits.
From the CDC to the FDA, there are too many missteps to list.
Walensky acknowledged "limitations" of available studies but told a congressional committee "our guidance currently is that masking should happen in all schools."
"If this study doesn't put the nail in the coffin of academic training to little children, it's hard to imagine what will," says psychologist Peter Gray.
Frustrated parents had their revenge against Gabriela Lopez, Alison Collins and Faauuga Moliga.
The president is waiting until children, who have always faced an infinitesimal risk from COVID-19, are "more protected."
Under H.B. 1557, only the most conservative parents will decide what everybody else’s kids will learn about sexual orientation or gender identity.
Rochelle Walensky says "now is not the moment" to stop forcing masks on children. Democratic politicians increasingly disagree.
The teachers union leader thinks schools that have an 80 percent vaccination rate could maybe, possibly let students unmask.
That recommendation, which never had a firm basis, is even harder to justify in the current context.
Supporters of that policy assume it works, then desperately search for evidence to validate that conviction.
A grim sign of the bureaucratic mentality controlling public education
The West Virginia Hope Scholarship lets parents use their kids' per-pupil funding wherever and however works best for them.
Homeschooling, charter schools, and other “alternative” learning approaches are now mainstream.
Schools in Flint, Michigan, are extending the virtual learning period for the foreseeable future. Haven't we learned that virtual learning comes at too high a cost?
Ron DeSantis killed people because Florida didn't impose tougher rules, we're told. But it's not true.
The science isn't actually on school districts' side.