Kyle Olson

Posted July 05, 2013

Students in at least one school district will be saved from Michelle Obama’s “restrictive” federal school lunch takeover.

Posted July 04, 2013

Many children have never had the opportunity to attend the schools that they and their parents might prefer. For decades, indeed generations, millions of kids have been assigned to attend government-run schools based on where they live.

Posted July 03, 2013

The Martin case could be an excellent civics lesson if teachers would simply let students watch the trial, ask their own questions and form their own opinions.

Posted July 01, 2013

There’s serious doubt about the potential success of Common Core. There are concerns about what it might do to state and local control of public schools. There are worries about student privacy and parental control of their children’s education.

Posted June 29, 2013

The Democratic Socialists of America is nothing more than a rabble-rousing group that wants to create dissention and attack the social and economic foundations that made America great.

Posted June 28, 2013

Some might suggest that the Portland, Oregon, school district spends far too much for the services of a left-wing organization that promotes some pretty silly ideas about race relations.

Posted June 27, 2013

Despite all of her nutty racially-charged rhetoric, when Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis speaks, people listen.

Posted June 26, 2013

It’s hard to see how supporting the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution could sentence one to an eternity in hell, but maybe in their ultimate wisdom, teachers union leaders know more than we do.

Posted June 25, 2013

Public school apologists gathered at the state capitol last week to once again complain about education reform and Republican legislators.It’s a broken record that has fallen on increasingly deaf ears among citizens who are tired of the teachers union whining and making excuses.

Posted June 18, 2013

Some union-controlled school boards in Michigan are finding that revenue has not been keeping up with expenses, likely due to a lack of fiscal prudence and their inability to say “no” to their union friends.

Posted June 07, 2013

The pro-Common Core forces have all the resources and power in the world to implement national standards with a national curriculum following closely behind. And those forces will likely win in places like Tennessee because they’re able to shape the message with poll-tested phrases.

Posted June 05, 2013

How is the radical Council on American-Islamic Relations bending public school policy to its will?

Posted June 04, 2013

Did your child learn about how important and critical the IRS is in school today?

Posted May 30, 2013

As the storm clouds of discontent continue to gather over the implementation of Common Core national standards, activists in nine states are forcing their leaders to address their concerns.

Posted May 14, 2013

Just days after a terrorist bombing and subsequent manhunt gripped Boston and the rest of the nation, one would think city leaders would be hesitant to honor radicals seeking to overthrow the government and the capitalist economic system.

Posted April 30, 2013

California lawmakers don’t simply like labor unions. They love them. So much, in fact, that they recently eliminated Labor History Week from the state law books and replaced it with Labor History Month, with the first scheduled for this May.

Posted April 25, 2013

Activists with the Chicago group “Teachers for Social Justice” have produced a two-week lesson plan to teach students about Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to close 54 schools in the city.

Posted April 23, 2013

There must be something in the mountain streams that inspires a love of freedom in Douglas County, Colorado.

Posted April 13, 2013

When Karen Lewis spoke to the recent “Occupy Department of Education” protest in Washington, D.C., she neatly explained the lens through which the union makes all of its decisions.

Posted April 12, 2013

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry isn’t the only one cheering for collectivism in education. Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis thinks that idea is pretty swell, too.