Education Commentary

Homelessness among children is more widespread than imagined, and the many problems faced by these children, from instability to personal safety, seriously impact their education. Yet federal housing policies undercut the ability of local organizations to implement proven solutions. A recent study by Schoolhouse Washington, an...

While anti-Trump bias continues to reign in America's schools, courageous students are standing up for their First Amendment free-speech rights, and the courts are starting to back them up. In Oregon, a high school outside Portland suspended student Addison Barnes because he refused to cover up his "Donald J. Trump Border Wall...

In their stories on the Supreme Court’s historic Janus decision striking down compelled fees for non-union public employees to public-sector unions, the liberal media fumbled badly in reporting the basic reasoning behind the ruling. The case, Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), involved Mark Janus, a non-union...

Teachers have been striking and walking out in a number of states this spring, including West Virginia, Oklahoma, Colorado, and now North Carolina. But Arizona—the third state to protest teacher pay and conditions—is remarkable for what it reveals about the internal workings of the organizers. Although...

Recently, a coalition of military associations came out against legislation supported by the Trump administration, that would give greater school-choice options to military service members and their children. Their letter to lawmakers, sadly, puts the concerns of school district bureaucracies above the clear needs and preferences of...

While the antics of anti-Trump teachers, such as the recent viral video of a Southern California teacher beating a President Trump piñata, make headlines, classroom bias is much more deeply embedded, especially in the Common Core curriculum. When the Obama administration pushed states to adopt the...

Lawyers recently finished arguing a potentially historic workers’ free speech case before the U.S. Supreme Court and pundits are buzzing about Justice Neil Gorsuch’s silence during the proceedings.  However, Gorsuch’s views on individual liberty are clear and that’s not good news for the public employee...