Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann is managing editor of The Federalist and author of "The Education Invasion: How Common Core Fights Parents for Control of American Kids," out from Encounter Books this spring. Get it on Amazon. She previously was managing editor of School Reform News at The Heartland Institute and the assistant editor for American Magazine at the American Enterprise Institute. Joy is also the 2013-14 recipient of a Robert Novak journalism fellowship for in-depth reporting on Common Core national education mandates. Joy has taught high school and middle school history, literature, and debate, and has written public speaking curriculum. She is a graduate of the Hillsdale College honors and journalism programs. She and her husband live in the Midwest and have five children ages seven and younger. Follow Joy on Twitter.
The Left Is Still Freaking Out About Betsy DeVos Because School Choice Is An Existential Threat

Betsy DeVos frightens the heebiejeebies out of the Left because her marquee policy—school choice—uncovers their intellectual and moral bankruptcy.

Statue Watch: UVA Thomas Jefferson Vandalized, Ohio Revolutionary War Statue Decapitated

The statue was vandalized the day before UVA’s Black Student Alliance presented ‘demands’ that included teaching students about the relation between Thomas Jefferson and white supremacy.

After Trans Discussion, Kindergartener ‘Came Home Crying And Shaking So Afraid She Could Turn Into A Boy’

Angry parents stampeded a California charter school board meeting Monday after a teacher read her kindergarten class picture books about transgenderism to affirm a gender dysphoric classmate.

Vandals Are Destroying Monuments Because They’ve Been Taught To Hate America

It appears Islamists have something in common with statue vandals besides an ideology that justifies political violence and a rabid hatred of free expression: the desecration of historic monuments.

The Trans Juggernaut Wants Your Kids, And Public Schools Are Just The Beginning

Parents are finding fewer and fewer ways to protect their children from being used as guinea pigs inside an experiment constructed by unelected bureaucrats.

Serena Williams Is Right: Childbirth Can Make You Feel Like ‘A Real Woman’

The defensiveness at Serena Williams’s remark rather than rush to celebrate her body’s uniquely female creative work implies that women who don’t have children agree that they are missing something. 

It’s Long Past Time To End All Discrimination Policies And Restore Equal Protection

Ultimately, federal law places every employer and employee in the same no-win situation as Google: lawsuit if you don’t have enough protected class employees, lawsuit if you try overtly to hire them.

Are Your Pretend Allergies And Faddish Diet Preferences Selfish?

If it’s that bad for a world-class chef, just consider what a strain such demands can be on ordinary home chefs who find unforseen — and completely unnecessary — diet obstacles among guests.

Delicious Recipes You Can Make For Friends With Food Restrictions

It may be allergies, preferences, or special diets. If you’re not used to cooking within the many sets of restrictions out there, here are recipes to get you started.

Sen. Patty Murray Calls For Resignation Of Trump Official Over Accurate Campus Rape Comments

The victimhood brigade is calling concerns for equality, accuracy, and equal treatment under the laws ‘rape apology,’ polarizing any reality-based discussion. Yet they do have a point.

Student Riots Slashed Mizzou Enrollment 35 Percent In Two Years. Watch For More

U.S. taxpayers are spending an annual $4 trillion on higher education in this country, and these are the outcomes. Everyone paying attention has caught on by now.

Giving Kids ‘Woke Books’ Will Lead To More Racial Tension, And That’s Deliberate

Kids need cultural leaders like NPR and teachers to focus not on differences and group identities, but to emphasize what we as Americans citizens share in common.

Supreme Court Sets Up Collision Course For School Choice And Sex Politics

Despite this week’s positive religious liberty rulings, the 2015 Obergefell ruling created conflicting precedent harassing schools into controversial manifestations of unproven gender ideology.

Everyone Should Consider How To Support Moms Like Professor Who Offered To Hold Baby In Class

Professor Sally Hunter told single mother Morgan King she doesn’t need to miss class again if she can’t find childcare. Just bring the baby to class.

Data Shows Media Covered Gabby Giffords Shooting Twice As Much As Steve Scalise Shooting

In the week after each shooting incident, newspapers nationwide ran more than twice as many articles mentioning Rep. Gabrielle Giffords as they have Rep. Steve Scalise, according to Lexis Nexis’s news database.

Moving NASA T-Shirts From Boy’s To Girl’s Rack Only Hurts Women In Science

Harvard University biologist Katie Hinde tweeted how she’d moved NASA tank tops from the boy’s to girl’s clothing section, garnering more than 120,000 likes and 24,000 retweets.

Is Self-Care Healthy Or The Ultimate In Millennial Narcissism? Yes

A new study finds a connection between millennials’ high rates of ‘self-care’ and their obsessive use of the Internet — it’s where millennials get solutions, including ones to problems they didn’t previously know they have.

Threat Shuts Down Public College After Students Go Postal On Professor Objecting To Racial Segregation

In the email rioting students found offensive, Bret Weinstein objected to racial segregation. ‘On a college campus, one’s right to speak–or to be–must never be based on skin color.’

In Surprise Move, DeVos Resists Pressure To Nationalize School Choice

A House exchange attacking religious Americans accidentally highlighted the wisdom in Betsy DeVos’s apparent decision this week to refrain from anouncing a federal ‘choice’ program.

Congressional Hit On Charles Murray Indicates Rioting Won’t Stay On Campus

Charles Murray is an eminent social scientist who should be receiving the nation’s highest honors rather than be subjected to humiliating public floggings.