Oklahoma parents and educators are hosting an I Support Public Education rally Tuesday and Wednesday at the State Capitol. Click here for more details on the event.
Archives for February 2016
Retired Oklahoma public school teacher Claudia Swisher posted the following editorial cartoon on Facebook: Students in both rural and urban schools face this problem in Oklahoma. Swisher has written about their struggles and the importance of having strong libraries in the past on her website: Study Ties College Success to Students’ Exposure to a High School […]
Union Public Schools Superintendent Kirk Hartzler explains how vouchers will harm our public schools and our society. Oklahoma’s Supreme Court recently ruled that it is OK to use public taxpayer dollars to fund private and religious schools. Taxpayers, beware! Click here to view original web page at www.tulsaworld.com
The Edmond Evening Sun reports that Sen. Clark Jolley claims rumors have distorted the impact of SB1187, which extends the 2010 Empowered Schools and School Districts Act of 2010. SB1187 by Sen. Clark Jolley (R-Edmond) was passed by the Senate Education Committee Feb. 22. The bill allows Empowerment School Districts to apply for charter school status […]
David Fitzsimmons, a columnist of The Arizona Daily Star, imagined how the leaders of his state might have concocted their plan to sell out public schools in favor of profitable publicly funded vouchers for private education. Hmmm…I can see how this conversation might have gone down in the halls of our own state capitol… The […]