Education

Standing up for free speech (unless it’s about white privilege or...

Sales of dandruff shampoo should be spiking in Iowa after all the head-scratching over the latest adventures of the Iowa Legislature. There’s been a lot...

CDC says it’s OK for students to sit 3 feet apart...

WASHINGTON — Federal health officials have revised their guidance to schools on how far apart students should be spaced in a classroom, now saying...

House passes controversial bill to ban ‘divisive concepts’ from school training,...

The House passed two pieces of legislation Monday on free speech training in Iowa’s schools, including a controversial bill that would forbid certain "divisive...

GOP lawmakers grill Ames school officials on Black Lives Matter program

Republican state lawmakers castigated Ames school officials Tuesday for presenting what they called “one-sided” and “offensive” materials as part of a districtwide celebration of...

Colleges are eliminating sports teams – and runners and golfers are...

North Carolina Central University, a historically Black college, announced in February that its men’s baseball team – which formed in 1911 – would cease...

Advocates: School choice bill could shut out LGBTQ students

Governor Kim Reynolds’ school choice bill would provide funding for some public school students to attend private schools, but critics have questioned whether the...

School choice, charter school bills advance in Iowa House

Iowa House panels considered two parts of the governor’s education proposal Tuesday: a plan to establish a new charter school program and a student...

Lawmakers look at restrictions on training dealing with ‘divisive concepts’ in...

Public schools and universities in Iowa would face new restrictions related to staff or student training dealing with racism, sexism and discrimination under a...

Iowa lawmakers focus on free speech on campuses, social media platforms

The Conservative Political Action Conference began Friday with a session called “Why the Left Hates the Bill of Rights … and We Love It.”  The...

Chapman: ‘Shameful’ censorship by tech giants should ban them from contracts,...

Legislation that would ban state and local government contracts or aid for tech companies that censor online content could endanger economic development and disrupt...
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