Free Beacon Alec Schemmel

Alec Schemmel is an Investigative Reporter for the Washington Free Beacon. He graduated from American University in Washington, D.C., where he studied journalism and political science. Alec is originally from Charlotte, N.C., and now lives in Arlington, Va. His email address is

'Teaching Toward Social Justice': California's New Math Framework Aims to Create 'Equitable Outcomes' Between Students

New guidelines abandon student performance tracking and aim to eliminate differences in 'school experiences'

July 14, 2023

FACT CHECK: Biden Admin Says Its Stimulus Spending Didn't Spike Inflation

Verdict: Biden signed the American Rescue Plan. Then US inflation outpaced other countries.

July 13, 2023

Liberal Nonprofit Finds Solution to Portland's Homeless Crisis: A Million Dollars for 'Equity and Inclusion'

Oregon saw one of the nation’s largest increases in homelessness from 2020 to 2022

July 12, 2023

North Carolina Governor, a Democrat, Vetoes Bill That Would Protect Women's Sports From Biological Men

Roy Cooper’s veto comes after biological male seriously injured state volleyball player

July 6, 2023

'Building an Antiracist America': Top Pennsylvania School District Pushes Teachers To Infuse Critical Race Theory Into Their Lessons

Pennsylvania school teachers must 'know and acknowledge that biases exist in the education system' before they can teach in the state

July 5, 2023

Fraudsters Stole More Than $200 Billion From Two COVID Relief Programs, Watchdog Estimates

Small Business Administration inspector general still has tens of thousands of pandemic relief fraud tips to pursue

June 27, 2023

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez Asks: ‘What’s a Uyghur?’

Longshot GOP presidential candidate conflates persecuted religious minority with children's roly-poly toy

June 27, 2023