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Will Disney go the way of CNN+?

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed legislation that will eliminate Disney’s special tax-district status in what the New York Times described as “brazen retaliation” after the theme-park corporation came out against a Florida bill which critics have branded by critics the “Don’t Say Gay” bill. Read More ›
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Back to school. Cute asian pupil girl with backpack holding her mother hand and going to school in vintage color tone
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Challenging the Educational Establishment

Private schools view parents as their customers. But, as a whole, public schools operate as if parents are an unwanted intrusion into their ability to deliver education. Read More ›
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Boy student having a video call with his classmates
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The Deterioration of K-12 Education in America

Recruiting and retaining excellent teachers is hindered by a system that rewards tenure instead of performance. Despite the extreme measures of teachers’ unions to promote teacher working conditions and compensation, research reveals that right-to-work laws positively improve worker well-being. Read More ›
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sad kid with medical mask and backpack
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The New Norm in K-12 Public Schools

Student motivation has plummeted. Graduation rates have backslid. Absenteeism has skyrocketed. Student misbehavior is commonplace. Violence on campuses has soared. In short, student well-being is at crisis low levels. And canceled school days due to teacher mental health days and staff shortages are becoming commonplace. Read More ›
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classroom of a daycare center without children and teacher
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Don’t Go to the Head of the Class

If there’s one group the education establishment wants to stop, it is parents, many of them Asians, who push their students to excel. Read More ›