Public Statement
DFI Releases Statement on SCOTUS Decision in Kennedy v. Bremerton

President and Cofounder of the Defense of Freedom Institute for Policy Studies (DFI), Robert S. Eitel, released the following statement on Read More

Public Statement
DFI Releases Statement on SCOTUS Carson v. Makin Decision

WASHINGTON—Today, the Defense of Freedom Institute for Policy Studies (DFI) released the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Read More

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Press Release: DFI Files Federal Civil Rights Complaint Against Chicago-area School District Over Race-Based Grading System

WASHINGTON—Today, the Defense of Freedom Institute for Policy Studies filed a federal civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Read More

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PRESS RELEASE: DFI Joins Coalition of Ed & Tech Groups Urging Congress to Investigate NewsGaurd & American Federation of Teachers Partnership

WASHINGTON – Today, DFI joined leaders in education and tech policy from 19 organizations and sent a letter to the Chairs and Ranking Read More

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BLOG: Enough Already

This piece was originally published in Education Next on April 11, 2022 President Biden recently unveiled his 2023 budget request for the Read More

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PRESS RELEASE: DFI Challenges Department of Education’s Proposed Rule for Charter School Program

Says proposed rule demonstrates gross Federal overreach, would chill charter school expansion WASHINGTON—The Defense of Freedom Read More

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PRESS RELEASE: DFI, Betsy DeVos Join Fight to Protect Public School Coach’s Right to Pray

WASHINGTON—The Defense of Freedom Institute for Policy Studies joined forces with former U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to Read More

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BLOG: Eyes Wide Shut

Why are higher education institutions and the Biden administration “eyes wide shut” when it comes to Chinese espionage and undue Read More

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PRESS RELEASE: DFI Investigates DOJ’s Decision to End “China Initiative”

WASHINGTON—As the Biden Administration weakens enforcement of Federal programs meant to keep in check the Chinese Communists Party’s Read More

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PRESS RELEASE: DFI Continues to Build Strong Public Policy Team

Hires two experts to lead higher education and Teacher Union Accountability Project work WASHINGTON—The Defense of Freedom Institute for Read More

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PRESS RELEASE: DFI Hires Veteran DOJ, ED Department Attorney to Lead Federal Agency Oversight Work

WASHINGTON—The Defense of Freedom Institute for Policy Studies (DFI) announced today that veteran attorney Paul Moore will serve as Read More

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BLOG: School Choice Week & John Walton

This is School Choice Week—an event that celebrates the movement that has been advocating for decades to expand the rights of families Read More

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BLOG: Money for Nothing

Why You Should Pay Attention to the Student Loan Forgiveness Debate. Much ink has been spilled criticizing the Biden administration’s Read More

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BLOG: The Unions Just Can’t Help Themselves

  We’re hearing from across the country that teacher union leaders are again calling to close schools and keep them closed, this Read More

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BLOG: Looking Ahead to 2022

The last year has challenged our great nation. School district lockdowns driven by teacher union bosses. Catastrophic learning loss. Read More

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BLOG: Observations on the Carson v. Makin SCOTUS Case

By: Robert S. Eitel This week, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Carson v. Makin, an education and religious freedom case Read More

In the News
National Review | Op-Ed: Honoring the Mayflower Mothers

As descendants of the Pilgrims, here’s what my family will be remembering this Read More

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PRESS RELEASE

Defense of Freedom Institute Launches Teacher Unions Accountability Project Calls on parents, teachers, and other student advocates to Read More

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STATEMENT: Catherine Lhamon Nomination

Robert S. Eitel, President of the Defense of Freedom Institute released the following statement after Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer Read More

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PRESS RELEASE

Defense of Freedom Institute Joins Fight for Education Freedom in Landmark Supreme Court Case Brief in Carson v Makin led by noted lawyer Read More