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Do we really need public schools?

Matt Walsh of the Daily Wire titled today’s article “The Truth Is Out. We Don’t Need The Public School System.” He points out, [T]he education system has failed to do what it should be trying to do, which is to equip new generations… Continue Reading…

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Are Government Schools Unconstitutional?

An article by American legal scholar, Philip Hamburger asks, “Is the Public School System Constitutional?” His answer is a resounding yes, and he frames his arguments around the First Amendment’s protection of free speech. He states, “The public school system,… Continue Reading…

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Parents Who Complain to School Boards and Administrators might be Treated Like Terrorists

The National School Boards Association demanded that the Biden administration stop angry parents from showing up at school board meetings to protest against mandates for CRT, masking, and other problematic issues. The NSBA wants the administration to classify the actions… Continue Reading…

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Percentage of children homeschooled rises from 3.3% to 11%

The number of children being homeschooled remained relatively static at about 3.3% for many years until the pandemic hit. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey, that number increased to 11% by last fall. The survey was designed… Continue Reading…

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Public School Parents Villified for Objecting to Critical Race Theory Curriculum

In Loudoun County, Virginia, parents concerned about the teaching of Critical Race Theory (CRT) in local schools have been treated to an over-the-top reaction. As Luke Rosiak reports, A group of current and former teachers and others in Loudoun County,… Continue Reading…

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Providing Educational Options for the Poor

In his book, The Beautiful Tree, James Tooley wrote about his discovery of private schools available to very poor families in India, Africa, and China, schools that existed in spite of governments and regulations. Families sacrificed to pay the meager… Continue Reading…

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Families Figure Out That Teachers’ Unions Prioritize Their Own Agendas over that of Children and Families

A story in the Sacramento Bee,” ‘Breaking point.’ Families fleeing Sacramento-area public schools as campuses stay closed,” reveals yet more evidence that teachers’ unions care less about the needs of the children they are supposed to serve than their own… Continue Reading…

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Homeschooling Becomes an Increasingly Favored Option

Despite misgivings people have held about homeschooling over the years, the number of people who view it as a favorable option is higher than the number of those who few it unfavorably according to ongoing polling conducted by Morning Consult… Continue Reading…

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Influential people say take your children out of government schools

Dennis Prager has been telling parents to get their children out of government schools–elementary through college, saying it frequently in recent months on his nationally syndicated radio show. In a recent video interview with Carrie Sheffield of Just the News,… Continue Reading…

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Is It Time to Replace Government Schools?

John Hood’s lengthy article, “The Failure of Amerian Public Education,” provides a helpful recap of the history of public schools in the United States. The rationale for the creation of public schools, including their use as a “melting pot” to… Continue Reading…

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Parents Are Discovering What’s Being Taught in Public Schools

Newsweek ran an article by Abigail Shrier on October 16, 2020 titled, “The Gathering Parent Horror at Public School.” Shrier witnessed her own seven-year-old daughter’s experience of emotional manipulation by a classroom teacher via Zoom. Starting from the premise that… Continue Reading…