Well, Preston, we were in agreement with you (which had us in shock, and wondering when the other shoe was going to drop), right up until your claim that public education has just been demanding money, but no solutions. False, sir, just false.
Archives for February 2017
A 59-year-old wealthy, white, private-school-educated woman who has been appointed to a top level position in our government and who was blocked from entering a Washington D.C. school by a handful of protesters is like a 6-year-old girl being blocked by a throng of jeering and taunting white adults from integrating an all-white public school in New […]
Let’s get this straight. First, we reduce school funding, so schools scramble to figure out how they’re going to pay their bills and still educate the kids. Next, we castigate those same schools for making our state look bad by reducing the length of a week in order to save money. Finally, we introduce legislation […]
Vouchers are once again on the agenda in the Oklahoma legislature. The Senate Education Committee will be hearing SB 560 from Senator Standridge on Monday, February 20th at 9am. Several bills by Senator Loveless, now being called Oklahoma Parental Empowerment Act of 2017 (why the need for constant rebranding?), are in the works as well. […]
Unless you’ve had your head in the sand over the past couple of days, you’re aware that several California teachers have been suspended with pay after making disparaging comments on social media about their students who celebrated “A Day Without Immigrants.” These types of comments were not limited to just one state. An elementary teacher […]