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Cost to educate students speaking different languages hits $140mil up 13% in one year

Victor Skinner, OLYMPIA, Wash. – The number of students in Washington state in need of special bilingual education is increasing significantly, and so is the cost to taxpayers. According to a recent report produced by the state’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, roughly 10 percent of the state’s public school student population are considered English Language

Teens Threatened with Arrest for Praying — in America!

Todd Starnes, It’s hard to believe American teenagers could be arrested for delivering a prayer, but that’s the kind of nation we live in – a nation that was fundamentally transformed by the previous presidential administration. In 2011, the class president at Hampton High School in Tennessee wanted to deliver a prayer at graduation. The

Could Trump Become Education’s Great Liberator?

Robert Holland, President Donald Trump may receive little or no credit anytime soon from within the public-education establishment for potentially easing the dead weight of federal mandates from the pursuit of learning in classrooms across the country. Eventually, though, he might—if his executive order (EO) of April 26 stays true in making it the executive branch’s policy to