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Funding for K-12 schools in the U.S. has increased in recent years, however, in 24 states, it still remains below levels before the “Great Recession,” a report says. […] Read More

Teachers, administrators and public school advocates gathered at the Texas Capitol to urge lawmakers to pass legislation increasing education funding, currently 20 percent lower than 2008 levels when adjusted for inflation. […] Read More

Standardized tests assess whether students have achieved grade-level knowledge and skills, thus determining how well teachers are educating children at grade-level. Or do they? […] Read More

Every few years, headlines proclaim that U.S. students don’t stack up well compared to international students, reinforcing a charge that our public educational system is broken. A closer look reveals that claim doesn’t hold water. […] Read More

School choice” sounds wonderfully appealing on the surface, but proponents don’t always share the facts and ramifications of their policies. Public education needs to be completely and generously funded and supported. […] Read More

EthicsDaily.com’s board of directors announced the 2018 Baptist of the Year – Charles Foster Johnson, a tireless advocate for public education and executive director of Pastors for Texas Children. […] Read More

Education is a right of all people – especially children – bestowed upon them by their Creator. That’s why EthicsDaily is committed to working with partners advocating for the education of all children. […] Read More

The church does not reign over the world anymore and cannot enforce its beliefs on others. That leaves the legal system of the United States as the only recourse for some, but that path carries a price. […] Read More

A faith-based advocate for public education will swing through the Volunteer State as part of a broad, national push in support of education as a public trust. […] Read More

While the Supreme Court ended public school segregation in 1954, a new segregation has emerged, separating the privileged from the poor and powerless. Here are 7 ways to turn the tide. […] Read More