Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann is executive editor of The Federalist, mother of five children, and author of "The Education Invasion: How Common Core Fights Parents for Control of American Kids," from Encounter Books. She identifies as native American and gender natural. Her latest ebook is a list of more than 200 recommended classic books for children ages 3-7 and their parents. Find her on Twitter @JoyPullmann. 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 eight and younger. Follow Joy on Twitter.
As Trans Locker Rooms Spread, Republicans Need To Get Woke On Education Indoctrination Already

Two male transgender teens who legally pressured a Chicago school district to let them use the girls’ bathrooms and locker rooms won a school board vote last week allowing full access.

Americans Ignore Democrats’ Demands To Watch Their Impeachment Farce

Apparently ‘I’m Sorry, Is Impeachment Not Entertaining Enough for You?’ is the only messaging Democrats have left after actual evidence failed to surface for their latest set of wild anti-Trump claims.

Barr: Left Projecting Their Hatred Of Law, Self-Government Onto Trump

Barr recounted numerous significant instances in which a coalition of primarily unelected bureaucrats have obstructed Trump’s use of presidential powers to an extent they never have for any other president.

Kamala Harris Proposes Warehousing Children In Public Schools Until Dinner Every Day

Harris’s proposal very visually falls in the category of making all parents into divorced dads, with visiting rights to their own children only on evenings and weekends.

First Common Core High School Grads Worst-Prepared For College In 15 Years

Grade-school scores on the nation’s most respected test have dropped again. Further, the class of 2019, the first to experience all four high school years under Common Core, is the worst-prepared for college in 15 years.

Stop Turning Your Yard Into A Hellscape For Halloween

No four-year-old should watch ‘Game of Thrones,’ and no four-year-old should see a severed head. Sick Halloween decorations force people to either hide in their homes or be exposed to a celebration of evil.

Elizabeth Warren Wants To Trans Public Schools Harder Than Obama Did

In her plan, Warren says she would exceed the legally unauthorized steps President Obama took to force the nation’s public schools to allow boys into girl locker rooms, showers, sports teams, overnight accommodations, and more.

Transing Children Is Child Abuse And Should Be Punished

A Dallas, Texas jury on Tuesday awarded custody of a seven-year-old child to his mother, who is on course to give him transgender hormones in a year or two that will render him sterile for life.

6 Crazy School District Responses To Parents Mad About LGBT Indoctrination Of Preschoolers

An Illinois school district’s leaders heard from upset parents after the children started talking about what they were learning about LGBT sex in school. They responded so badly, they should resign.

How Illinois Schools Teach Preschoolers To Celebrate Transgenderism

To get a sense of what all Illinois public schools must begin teaching children starting next year, one can look at LGBT curriculum developed this summer in a wealthy Chicago suburb, as well as Advanced Placement history classes.

‘Hundreds’ Of Transgender People Want To Go Back To Their Birth Sex, Says Formerly Trans Woman

In 2018, Charlie Evans publicly stopped being transgender. In the year since then, she says she’s been contacted by ‘hundreds’ of transgender people looking to do the same

Study: No. 1 Topic For College Students’ Mandatory Summer Reading Is Racism

‘The themes register most strongly the common reading genre’s continuing obsession with race, as well as its infantilization of its students, its middlebrow taste, and its progressive politics,’ says the study of summer book assignments in 2018.

9 Revelations In The Atlantic’s Essay About NYC’s Kafkaesque Schools

George Packer’s extremely long Atlantic essay contains gems of leftist cognitive dissonance, some funny, some enraging, and some heartbreaking. Here’s a list.

How Long Must American Kids Emit ‘Primal Screams’ About Family Chaos Before We Hear Them?

As Mary Eberstadt’s ‘Primal Screams’ painfully illustrates, there is no such thing as ‘what happens in the bedroom stays in the bedroom.’ Private choices about sex have public consequences.

How To Replace Howard Zinn’s Communist Account Of U.S. History For American Kids

Americans’ affections for and knowledge of their country need to be fed. The lovely new history ‘Land of Hope’ does so. Another new book, ‘Debunking Howard Zinn,’ provides medicine to those food cannot restore.

Scholastic’s New School Catalog Hawks Books To Saturate Kids With Identity Politics

The world’s largest publisher and distributor of books to kids, which hosts the No. 1-visited site for U.S. elementary school teachers, has gone full-on woke. You won’t believe the garbage they’re selling to public schools.

Study: More Students Are Graduating College Because It’s Gotten Easier

Why did college graduation rates increase while college students became academically less prepared? A new study concludes it’s probably because colleges have lowered their standards.

22 Years After Bestselling ‘I Kissed Dating Goodbye,’ Joshua Harris Leaves His Wife And Faith

Joshua Harris’s journey would seem like whiplash if you don’t know much about legalism, the homeschooling and evangelical subcultures, or Harris’s trajectory since his bestseller.

21,460 Attend Library Conference Featuring Workshops On Drag Queens And Queering Elementary Schools

At the American Library Association’s annual conference, the nation’s librarians learned how to circumvent community objections to events like Drag Queen Story Hour and other outrageous, taxpayer-purchased materials.

‘Special’ LGBT-Edition Oreos Indoctrinate Kids About Trans Pronouns

Oreo cookies announced yesterday a ‘special’ LGBT edition that includes lectures about how to use transgender pronouns. I am not making this up.