Public Schools

Miguel Cardona said he is concerned about the paring back of diversity, equity and inclusion programs at schools across the country.
A Virginia county's schools have faced tons of controversy — and right-wingers are convinced they can fix everything.
Walker High School principal Jason St. Pierre reportedly saw a video and told the 17-year-old scholarship candidate that she wasn’t “living in the Lord’s way.”
South Carolina Republicans have banned teaching about topics like systemic racism — and students have played a part in it.
The Southern Poverty Law Center said that the right-wing group is “making waves for intimidating and harassing teachers and school officials.”
He also demands funds be slashed for schools teaching “critical race theory, gender ideology or other inappropriate racial, sexual or political content.”
The Florida Board of Education approved training with vague language that critics worry will force educators to avoid books on race and LGBTQ people.
The new program will help schools pay for meals by raising $100 million a year through tax increases on those making more than $300,000 a year.
HB 1467, which went into effect July 1, requires school books to be pre-approved by state-certified media specialists who won't be trained until next year.
The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a public school football coach who sought to pray on the field after games.