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Coronavirus outbreak prompts Virginia school to cancel visit of Chinese exchange students

A middle school in Northern Virginia this week canceled a visit of 21 Chinese exchange students and their chaperones amid the China-linked coronavirus outbreak that’s sickened more than 500 and killed at least 17. 

How to survive the toddler years: Child development expert weighs in

From how to tame a temper tantrum to ways to avoid sibling rivalry, psychologists and child development expert Dr. Gail Gross breaks down the most common and problematic behaviors your kids are driving you crazy with.

Trump updates school prayer guidance: ‘We will uphold religious liberty’

While his impeachment trial was getting underway in the Senate on Thursday, President Trump gave a hat tip to his evangelical base by updating federal guidance on prayer in public schools — an action that came on National Religious Freedom Day.

Jim Daly: Trump upholds religious freedom with new executive order, benefiting all Americans

President Trump acted in the best interests of the American people Thursday when he signed an executive order to bolster and protect the rights of students to pray and discuss God in their schools.

Ted Cruz rips Warren’s plan to bypass Congress on student loan forgiveness: ‘Don’t be a dictator’

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, admonished Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. Tuesday, suggesting she would violate the Constitution if, as president, she tried implementing her student loan forgiveness program without the approval of Congress.

DeVos says Trump administration is combating staggering number of homeless students

The Trump administration is working to combat the homeless crisis in schools by introducing more and better opportunities for students to achieve their fullest potential, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said Saturday. 

Trump’s anti-Semitism executive order a ‘game changer’: Special Envoy Elan Carr

U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Elan Carr reacted Monday to President Trump’s executive order last week targeting anti-Semitism on college campuses, calling it a “game changer.”

North Carolina school district apologizes over math assignment comparing value of slaves to white people

A school district in North Carolina apologized this week after a parent posted a photo on Facebook of a middle school homework assignment that appeared to mix a lesson about the Three-Fifths Compromise of 1787 with a math word problem.

Rand Paul unveils bill to allow penalty-free 401(k) withdrawals to pay off student debt

Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., said Thursday that his new bill to allow 401(k) withdrawals without penalty for college debt is more likely to pass than 2020 Democrats’ proposal of eliminating debt and “free college.”

Govs. Sununu & Kelly: School safety requires THIS from parents, teachers and public officials

Each day our children are balancing the demands of their academic workloads with their social and emotional maturation, while many face additional challenges at home and in their communities.

Colorado school district closes more than 40 schools due to ‘unprecedented spread’ of contagious stomach bug

A school district in Colorado recently said that a massive illness outbreak has forced it to temporarily close all of its schools. 

Pledge of Allegiance recitation banned by Michigan university student government

Student government leaders at a Michigan university axed the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance from their meetings last week after deeming the verbiage to be non-inclusive.

Northwestern alum Guy Benson: Student newspaper made ‘huge mistake’ by apologizing for journalism

Student newspaper The Daily Northwestern’s apology for their coverage of a controversial campus event is unfounded, Fox News contributor and alum Guy Benson said Wednesday.

Dr. Kent Ingle: DACA and the Supreme Court – Here’s why schools, business agree on ‘Dreamers’

A decision by the high court to terminate Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals would have an immense impact on our businesses, higher education and our economy.

Kamala Harris’ proposal to extend school days is not healthy, Rachel Campos-Duffy says

2020 presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris’ proposal to “align the school day with the workday” is not “healthy” and “certainly not pro-family,” Fox News contributor and mother of nine Rachel Campos-Duffy said Saturday.

Comedian Karith Foster on frustrations over college campuses’ PC culture: ‘Not a partisan issue’

Comedians have continually been persecuted by political correctness advocates and are finally fed up with being told they can’t be funny, said comic Kartih Foster on “Fox & Friends” Wednesday.