The Bible Banned

The Bible Banned

The Bible may wind up banned in Utah schools for ‘vulgarity or violence,’ as parents push back against draconian laws meant to censor LGBT and anti-racist content. In 2022, Utah passed a law banning any book containing “pornographic or indecent” content...
Ten Commandments: Out

Ten Commandments: Out

The Ten Commandments won’t be required to be displayed in public school classrooms, with the failure of a GOP-backed bill in Texas. Senate Bill 1515, written by Republican state senator Phil King, would have required that the Ten Commandments, a set of rules of...
New College of Florida Revolt

New College of Florida Revolt

New College of Florida students are hosting a rebel graduation ceremony in protest over the school’s chosen speaker, Trump adviser Scott Atlas. Early this year, Governor Ron DeSantis ousted the elected board of trustees for the New College of Florida, replacing...
Teachers Earn Less Than In 2014

Teachers Earn Less Than In 2014

Teachers earn less than they did a decade ago in most states, when adjusted for inflation (and sometimes even when not.) When adjusted for inflation, only seven states have teachers earning as much or more than they were in 2014. The scale ranges from an increase of...
College Transfer Woes

College Transfer Woes

A college transfer often feels like a bait-and-switch to hopeful students, and that needs to be fixed. Community college, for hundreds of thousands of students, is a stepping stone to university. They advertise themselves as a cheaper path to a degree, offering...
AP Black History Swings Harder

AP Black History Swings Harder

AP Black History class is being revamped, as College Board acknowledges criticism that it watered down its content on slavery and the civic rights movement under conservative pressure. The College Board is a nonprofit organization that develops standardized tests and...
Misgendering Isn’t a Right

Misgendering Isn’t a Right

Misgendering children isn’t a reasonable religious accommodation, rules a federal court in regards to public school teachers. In 2018, music teacher John Kluge violated his school’s policy of supporting transgender students by refusing to use their proper...
Community Colleges Empty?

Community Colleges Empty?

Community colleges are seeing less and less enrollment, despite the fact that they’re cheaper than ever. According to a survey of schools run by the Seattle Times, the number of students enrolled in community colleges has fallen by over a third since 2010, a...