Free Beacon Alex Nester

Alex Nester is a fellow at the Washington Free Beacon, where she writes on education. She studied economics and journalism at Hillsdale College. Originally from Toledo, Ohio, Alex now lives in Washington, D.C.

LA Teachers' Union Calls for Defunding of Police in Order to Reopen Schools

Union also calls for charter school closures, Medicare for All

July 14, 2020

This Week In Campus Insanity Vol. 1

Roundup of the craziest campus stories of the week

July 11, 2020

Band Changes Name from Lady Antebellum to Lady A, Then Sues Black Singer Who's Used the Name for Decades

Lady Antebellum changed their name over its connections to the pre-Civil War South

July 9, 2020

Atlanta Mayor to Clear Protests After Death of Eight-Year-Old

'We are doing each other more harm than any police officer on this force,' mayor says

July 6, 2020

Shootings Spike in NYC Over Violent Fourth of July Weekend

Mayor de Blasio announced $1 billion cut to NYPD budget last week, despite surge in shootings this year

July 6, 2020