Track and field equipment and salaries for custodians are among the goods and services school districts purchased with COVID-19 relief money. Figuring out what they did with the rest of it remains difficult.
Because the agency ties mask recommendations to virus transmission rather than serious cases, its guidance is unlikely to change anytime soon.
Free speech on campus is in jeopardy. But many people on the left and the right are rising to fight for our liberal democratic values.
One-size-fits-some policies drive parents and students to seek better education options.
Muzzling critics of government policy will just make them angrier.
Plead guilty and get "punishments ranging from probation to nine months in prison." Insist on a trial and face decades in prison.
What the author gets right—and wrong—about educational freedom
Normally, Randi Weingarten isn't a fan of giving parents more control over their kids' education.
'Equity,' 'Multiculturalism,' and 'Racial Prejudice' Among Concepts That Could Be Banned in Schools by Wisconsin Bill
A bill touted as banning "critical race theory" in schools would actually ban a huge array of speech around culture, race, and sex, its sponsor says.
Charter enrollment grew by 7 percent last school year, double the prior year.
When you are already convinced a policy makes sense, any evidence will do.
Biden is using executive authority to write off debts for some borrowers, while a Bush-era law could have even bigger implications.
It's time for some out-of-box thinking about school reform. What if we let the market do more work and relied on the state for less?
Taxing the Rich Isn't Enough to Pay for Democrats' Welfare State. They'll Need To Soak the Middle Class Too.
There simply aren't enough rich people to finance all the new spending.
The ideas put forward by Robin DiAngelo and Ibram X. Kendi are fundamentally "anti-black."
Families looking for alternatives to battlefields of the culture war have a bonanza of educational options.
While libertarians will be inclined to applaud some of the new laws, others exemplify familiar conservative excesses.
Leading candidates Larry Elder, Kevin Faulconer, and Kevin Kiley cite homelessness, crime, housing costs, and energy shortages as evidence that one-party rule is failing the Golden State.
Plus: Biden's Afghanistan speech, Texas abortion ban takes effect, Instagram's creepy new plan, and more...
The president seems determined to anoint the agency’s director as the nation’s COVID-19 dictator, no matter what the law says.
The New York Times Assumes a Scientific Consensus on School Mask Mandates That Its Own Reporting Shows Does Not Exist
If all sensible people agree that students should be forced to wear masks, why do other countries reject that policy?
"You have no choice in the matter."
The Biden Administration Seems To Think Every Public School Is Legally Obligated To Require That Students Wear Face Masks
The secretary of education argues that federal law makes the CDC's COVID-19 guidelines for schools mandatory.
The studies cited by the CDC do not show that preventing COVID-19 outbreaks requires forcing students to cover their faces.
This Psychologist Thinks Mask Mandates in Schools 'Offer Distinctive Opportunities for Learning and Growth'
Writing in The New York Times, Judith Danovitch also argues that masks inhibit nail biting and nose picking.
Virtual or masked classes are barriers to learning, not just disease.
Plus: Illinois schools prohibit hairstyle discrimination, Ann Arbor bans fur sales, and more....
The evidence that the benefits outweigh the costs is not nearly as impressive as mandate enthusiasts imply.
Government domination of education has bred distrust and conflict.
A new law allows cash-strapped districts to send students to private religious schools.
The Court has "failed to justify our enacted policy," he wrote.
Nice Racism—and the "anti-racism" consulting business—rakes in the bucks while losing hearts and minds.
The semantics battle obscures reasonable objections to antiracist diversity seminars.
Guide your children’s education and let your opponents teach their own kids.
"By phasing out these courses, all students will have access to an inclusive model of education."
It's wrong for politicians to suppress important debates in schools. Instead let families have more control of their kids' educations.
California's Costly Experiment With Online Community College Is a Textbook Example of Government Failure
This should be a lesson for anyone who thinks the government should run health care, child care, and just about anything else.