Critical Race Theory

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Teacher With Male Elementary School Pupil With Problem
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School Choice Can Catch Students Back Up

The recent release of the 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress exam score reveals the largest decline since the assessment was launched in 1990. The depth of the crisis is greater than many in the education establishment want to acknowledge. Read More ›
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Closeup of a replica of U.S. Constitution document
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Students Exit the K-12 System With an Anti-American Worldview

In K-12 public school classrooms, American history is nefariously repackaged today to support radical political agendas. Civics and government are pushed aside. Patriotism is viewed with hostility and even claims of racism. Read More ›
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Portrait of caring father doing homework with two little girls at home, copy space
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Why Homeschooling is Growing

The homeschooling highs aren’t just the rapidly growing number of families opting to have their children learn from home. It also entail students’ and parents’ great satisfaction with their selected education avenue. Read More ›
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Teacher reading book to elementary school children in class
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What do Critical Race Theorists Think of the Current State of K-12 Education?

What critical race theorist Derrick Bell saw as the primary barrier to equal education, which will be surprising to many, is teacher unions and others who have vested interests in maintaining the status quo of public education. Bell was a proponent of charter schools, tuition voucher programs, and independent schools. Read More ›
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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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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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School girl writing in class
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Critical Race Theory: Intriguing, But Wrong for K-12 Education

CRT is a movement of admitted far-left scholars who wish to challenge power structures represented in the American legal culture and society with respect to “the rule of law” and “equal protection.” Their belief is that whereas our laws are ostensibly “neutral” and “objective,” they are neither — and never could have been objective in the first place because of the racial dynamic that has been exercised legally and ideologically over the course of American history. Read More ›
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Young girl with concerned look in eyes stands in front of row of school buses wearing a mask to protect her from pandemic while riding Public transportation
Young girl with concerned look in eyes stands in front of row of school buses wearing a mask to protect her from pandemic while riding Public transportation

Dealing with the School Staff Shortage

The school staff shortages and well-being crisis of both teachers and students can be traced to the leftwing priorities and policies of the teacher unions and politicians who run these cities. Read More ›
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Mom and her daughter, a schoolgirl, are on the doorstep
Mom and her daughter, a schoolgirl, are on the doorstep

It’s Time for Parents to Reclaim Authority Over Their Children

McAuliffe’s candor about his desire to keep parental influence out of the classroom during a September 29 debate against Glenn Youngkin set parents on fire, and likely cost him the election. But more broadly, it symbolized the struggle over who should have authority over children — parents or the government and teacher unions. Read More ›