As much as we hate to advocate filing lawsuits, perhaps this writer has a point… Using lawsuits to fund our schools: Is it time to try again? (Guest post: Elizabeth Smith) The significant cuts in state funding for education in Oklahoma could also contribute to a climate favorable for overturning the current school funding system. […]
If you thought the Oklahoma legislature had no plan for funding education, you’re wrong. They do have a plan. It’s called, cut their budgets till they bleed, then blame us when our methods of compensating make the state look bad. Hey, and guess what?! They’re going to give teachers a raise, too! If you believe that, […]
Apparently, we shouldn’t be so worried. Nevermind that some overzealous admins who want their schools to have the highest A-F grades possible are still pressuring teachers to encourage their students, who have no other incentives, to score highly… One question from Sunday night’s #OklaEd chat lead to an interesting discussion between Oklahoma State Education Secretary […]
If having the deepest education cuts in the nation doesn’t by itself send a message, what about our Governor trying to blame us when we make tough choices to survive in spite of those cuts? Oklahoma leads nation in deepest cuts to school funding for third straight year A comparison by the Center on Budget […]
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.