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Elections testing GOP push to politicize school board races

School board races, once sleepy and localized, have become the new front in a culture war raging across the nation as resentments over COVID-19 restrictions and anti-racism classes reach a boiling point. On Tuesday, voters weighed in on dozens of races that have been dominated by debates over masks, vaccines, race and history. Several high-profile

Michael Barone

Opinion: Health and Education Elites Forced To Confess Error

Confessions of error are rare enough in woke America that they should be strictly construed against the speaker. Two such confessions (the legal term is “admissions against interest”) suddenly appeared last week. The first confession came in an Oct. 20 letter from Principal Deputy Director of the National Institutes of Health Lawrence Tabak. He admitted

Opinion

Opinion: Local Control and Parental Involvement Make For Good Schools

At some level, Attorney General Merrick Garland can be excused for being ignorant about two of the most important influences in determining successful schools. However, teachers in all schools should feel embarrassed for the National School Boards Association members or any local school board member who does not know that local control and parental involvement

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