Keeping education professionals in the classroom is a GOOD thing.
- Would you want a doctor with a high school education only?
- How about a lawyer who didn’t pass a bar exam — or graduate from college even?
- Maybe you’d like a brain surgeon with no training at all…
Getting rid of mandates like excessive, high stakes testing, the current teacher evaluation systems, and other unfunded requirements that cause more paperwork and are proven by research to be ineffective is a much better idea.
Oklahoma public school districts could decide to no longer follow dozens of state requirements, like hiring certified teachers or paying minimum salaries, under a bill narrowly passed in the Oklahoma Senate. The Senate voted 25-20 Thursday to approve the bill over the bipartisan […]