We had a short break after SB 1187 died, but the drumbeat of anti-public education propaganda is intensifying again. Fortunately, some of our state’s leaders see through the smoke and mirrors and see what is at stake: Our children’s lives.
Oklahoma has abandoned Jefferson’s ‘crusade against ignorance’
Public education is the cornerstone of American life. The founders of the United States argued education was essential for the new nation’s survival and prosperity. The author of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, said America must give high priority to the “crusade against ignorance.” The national education system […]