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$3.5T Reconciliation Bill Would Lavish Hundreds Of Billions On Nanny State Education

September 11, 2021 by

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By Lindsey Burke ~ The massive, unprecedented $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill making its way through Congress includes education spending on an equally unprecedented scale. In all, the plan would spend some $761 billion on education and workforce programs, on par with total annual education spending from all sources—federal, state, and local. The bulk of […]

How Biden Aims To Take Critical Race Theory To The Next Level In Your School

May 16, 2021 by

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By Lindsey Burke and Inez Feltscher Stepman ~ If the Biden administration gets its way, the federal government will soon be alternatively bribing and threatening every school district in the country to push divisive and damaging curricula on race in the classroom. It would come courtesy of a proposed rule from the Department of Education, […]

Schools Use Empty Classes For Expensive Day Care, And Parents Are Charged Twice. This Needs To End.

August 21, 2020 by

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By Lindsey Burke ~ Normally when a business shuts its doors, it doesn’t still get to charge its customers for a product they can no longer access. It certainly doesn’t get to charge its customers twice for the privilege. Yet, that’s exactly what we’re seeing from some public school districts. They refuse to open their […]

Nation’s Report Card Shows Why We Should Get Washington Out Of Education

November 2, 2019 by

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By Lindsey Burke ~ Across the country, math and reading scores have continued a yearslong stagnation, with students largely showing no progress in academic achievement. That’s one major takeaway from the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress, released earlier this week by the National Assessment Governing Board. Often referred to as the Nation’s Report Card, […]

Elizabeth Warren’s Debt ‘Cancellation’ Plan Would Make College More Expensive, Not Less

April 24, 2019 by

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By Lindsey Burke ~ Elizabeth Warren wants free college for every American. But what the Massachusetts senator doesn’t seem to realize is just how much more costly college would get if her “free” proposal passed. Shortly after Valentine’s Day in 1987, Education Secretary William J. Bennett wrote a now-famous op-ed in The New York Times […]