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Trump’s Executive Order To Colleges: Protect Free Speech Or Risk Billions In Federal Grants

March 22, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Polly Olson, a student at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, last year handed out homemade Valentine cards on her campus with Christian messages until college officials told her she was restricted to a “free speech zone.” On Thursday, Olson told her story at the White House before President Donald Trump signed an […]

Betsy DeVos Urges Americans To Embrace ‘Education Freedom’

February 23, 2018 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is calling on Americans to embrace a vision of “education freedom” that empowers students and parents with a “multitude of pathways” toward new opportunities. DeVos, speaking during a question-and-answer session Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference, said one such pathway would be educational savings accounts to […]

Trump: School Choices ‘Empower Parents’ To Seek Best Future For Children

January 24, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump formally proclaimed this week to be National School Choice Week, and called on lawmakers, parents, and students to explore new education options. “To maintain our global leadership and strengthen our modern economy, America’s education system must prepare students for the unforeseen challenges of the future,” Trump said in […]