Fails our truth test
"US President D. Trump Approves Scholarship for 50,000 African Student to Study in USA 2018"
— Politifact PunditFact on Monday, August 27th, 2018
Fictional court ruling
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that public school in the United States "will not teach the tenets of Islam or Sharia Law."
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, March 15th, 2018
A University of Texas "student pulled out a concealed handgun" on a knife-wielding suspect "and made him back down."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
"Donald Trump's education plan to dramatically slash funding for public education would fire 49,000 Texas teachers."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, October 20th, 2016
He needs a few history lessons
"Our African-American communities are absolutely in the worst shape they've ever been in before. Ever. Ever. Ever."
— Politifact National on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
La Salle is definitely a four-year college
Says she was the first in her family to go to a four-year college.
— Politifact Pennsylvania on Friday, June 3rd, 2016
Fake quote added to real photo
Says Demond Means, "turnaround district" superintendent for Milwaukee Public Schools, said the district "needs to be gutted."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
Wrong stat cited; ratio actually 29:1
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has "2.8 students per faculty" member, "tied for second-lowest in its history since 1994."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, May 13th, 2016
A botched comparison
Wisconsin dropped "from second in the country to 41st" among states where more than half the students took the ACT exam.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, January 15th, 2016
Evidence always existed
"This incident of supposed feces depicting a swastika on the wall of a bathrooms in one of the halls ... has been supported by zero fact."
— Politifact Missouri on Sunday, November 22nd, 2015
Wrong from either side of the aisle
After actions by Gov. Scott Walker and Republicans, Wisconsin "is dead broke."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, July 6th, 2015
Fundamental changes made to the language describing the Wisconsin Idea in the University of Wisconsin System's mission statement were the result of a "drafting error."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, February 6th, 2015
An inflammatory claim
"Elorza wants to teach our public school children about the ‘non-existence of God.’"
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, October 19th, 2014
Agency's own website said otherwise
"To deprive" underprivileged children "of a meat-based protein during school lunch is most likely depriving them of their only source of protein for the day."
— Politifact Texas on Sunday, September 21st, 2014
Late retreat, actually
"As chair of the Senate Education Committee, I led the charge to restore most of the education cuts from last session."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, September 15th, 2014
Where's the proof?
"Gov. Deal has the worst record on education in the history of this state."
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
Hold off on buying bubbly, debt-laden grads
"Obama Signs Bill Forgiving All Student Loan Debt."
— Politifact National on Monday, June 9th, 2014
Oddball claim lacks evidence
A company hired to do Common Core testing in Florida will "attract every one of your children to become as homosexual as they possibly can."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
The post is a hoax
School children can earn higher grades by studying Islam under a new "nationwide Muslim outreach program" announced by President Barack Obama.
— Politifact National on Monday, December 16th, 2013
It's satire, folks, just satire
Says the Obama administration is handing out a pamphlet titled, "What To Do When The Veteran In Your Classroom Attempts A Mass Shooting"
— Politifact National on Tuesday, November 12th, 2013