Prayer Rooms in Public Schools: Mission Bloat?

Prayer Rooms in Public Schools: Mission Bloat?

“Mission bloat” is the term used when schools devote space, time and other resources to programs and practices that aren’t required by state education law, and aren’t demonstrably important toward meeting graduation requirements. Providing...
OPS Superintendent’s Race: The ‘Yikes’ Factor

OPS Superintendent’s Race: The ‘Yikes’ Factor

Pictured: John and Melissa Wood, suing their Maryland public school district for forced indoctrination of their daughter into Islam The fellow who appears to be the front-runner in the race to become the next superintendent of Nebraska’s largest school district,...
Review a Charter School Example in Kansas City

Review a Charter School Example in Kansas City

Just back from a lovely weekend in Kansas City. We dined Saturday night at a delightful, casual French restaurant downtown, Le Fou Frog (The Crazy Frog). Our waiter, the inimitable Jean-Pierre, told us that a local charter school which is a French immersion program...