How much of a gender gap do we have in K-12 education in the United States? Are girls experiencing a significant disparity? Some researchers believe so, and they are all about STEM, but they neglect a greater disparity between boys and girls in reading and college attendance.
Jay Feely, a former kicker for the Chicago Bears and an NFL/college football analyst for CBS Sports, tweeted out a picture of his daughter and her prom date on Saturday that many dads can relate to, but Twitter had a meltdown.
The Democrat National Committee announced on Friday that they are filing a civil suit against the Trump campaign and Russia. Shane Vander Hart says that without evidence it is hard to take them seriously.
Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson and Marine Corps Commandant General Robert Neller told the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee that they are not aware of any problems with transgender troops in their branches of service. Is that really true and will that always be the case?
The top 15 most popular Governors are Republican according to Morning Consult, with three of the top five being from traditionally blue states. Even so, Democrats will start to close their gubernatorial gap compared to Republicans in 2018 in states like Illinois, Maine, and New Mexico.
Ryan Foley, a reporter with the Associated Press, reported that Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate did not disclose a side business of his on his annual ethics filing last week. The Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board cleared Pate and said his “statement is not false or fraudulent.”
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a bipartisan bill rejecting the Iowa Department of Education’s choice for a statewide assessment in favor of one developed by the University of Iowa’s Iowa Testing Program.
Family Research Council hosted a panel discussion entitled “Losing Our Voices: Who Owns Free Speech on the Internet?” featuring Craig Parshall with the American Center for Law and Justice, Brent Skorup from the Mercatus Center, and Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN).
The 2017 results from the National Assessment for Educational Progress (NAEP) show that while Iowa students performed better than the national average, their statewide average scores remain stagnant and 4th-graders saw a two-point drop in reading from 2015.
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ campaign released its first TV ad of the 2018 Iowa Governor’s race entitled “Driveway” that highlights her efforts to bring tax reform in order to help create jobs.
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) asked Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg in his appearance in a joint Senate committee about the social network’s alleged political bias. U.S. Senator Ben Sassed asked Zuckerberg about his view of what hate speech includes.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced his retirement at the end of his current term in January. Ryan has represented Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District since 1999. He became Speaker of the House in 2015 when former Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) resigned from Congress.
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed SF 481, a ban on sanctuary cities and counties, Tuesday afternoon along with 16 other bills without comment.
Former State Representative Annette Sweeney (R-Alden) defeated Tracey Freese, a Democrat small businesswoman from Dike in Iowa Senate District 25’s special election 55.8 percent o 44.2 percent.
The Convention of the States Project held a rally at the Iowa State Capitol for the passage of HJR 12 (companion SJR 8), a resolution that calls for an Article V convention to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution that impose fiscal restraints and limits the power and jurisdiction of the federal government.
Shane Vander Hart: Kevin Williamson’s firing at The Atlantic is an example of the left silencing those with whom they disagree. If he is “too extreme,” what influential conservative voice out there do they believe isn’t?