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Tyler Kingkade

Tyler Kingkade is a national reporter for NBC News, based in Los Angeles.

Tyler Kingkade is a national reporter for NBC News, based in Los Angeles.

Latest from Tyler Kingkade

13d ago

Wyoming ranch accused of abusing children and unsanitary conditions will now operate without inspections

A Wyoming ranch accused of abusing children and forcing them to perform manual labor lost its license earlier this year after state officials documented a litany of safety and sanitary violations.

California’s Democratic leaders escalate fights with conservative school boards

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and other top Democrats are fighting back against school board policies banning books and restricting support for LGBTQ students.
36d ago

Democrats push for investigation of Ryan Walters, Oklahoma’s firebrand schools superintendent

Oklahoma Democrats are calling for an impeachment probe of Ryan Walters, the state superintendent, following bomb threats against a Tulsa-area school district.
41d ago

Top Oklahoma school official warns ‘do not test me’ after forcing out Tulsa superintendent

Ryan Walters, Oklahoma's top schools official, forced out Tulsa Superintendent Deborah Gist — and he's still threatening to take over the struggling district.
42d ago

How Oklahoma’s schools superintendent became the state’s top culture warrior

Ryan Walters, the Oklahoma schools superintendent, has called a teachers union a “terrorist organization” and pushed for prayer in public schools.
55d ago

Animated Frederick Douglass calls slavery a ‘compromise’ in conservative group’s video

PragerU video draws backlash for depicting Frederick Douglass in an animation calling slavery a compromise between the Founding Fathers and the Southern colonies for the benefit of the U.S.
58d ago

Top librarian calls 'Marxist lesbian' tweet backlash 'regrettable'

Right-wing activists have asserted that librarians following the American Library Association's lead have been captured by a “woke” ideology.
62d ago

ACLU sues Colorado school district for banning ex-employee from public meetings

A former Woodland Park School District employee was banned from meetings because of his criticism of the conservative administration, a lawsuit alleges.
65d ago

Florida may become first state to accept a 'classical' alternative to the SAT and ACT

Florida’s embrace of the Classic Learning Test follows a high-profile dispute between the administration of Gov. Ron DeSantis and the makers of the SAT.
70d ago

Conservatives are changing K-12 education, and one Christian college is at the center

Hillsdale College, a small Christian school in Michigan, developed the 1776 Curriculum, a go-to resource for conservatives looking to overhaul K-12 education.
82d ago

Troubled teen facility in Utah ordered to shut down after child’s death

Diamond Ranch Academy, a facility for troubled teens in Hurricane, Utah, was ordered to close after 17-year-old Taylor Goodridge's death.