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.
We guess you can’t have everything you want. While the legislator passed the new Oklahoma Academic Standards for Math and English Language Arts a few weeks ago, they’re finagling the new budget to make it appear that common education receives no more cuts. For the record, this is right in line with one legislator’s office, which […]
You think? Budget cuts, testing, vouchers, TLE — all the education reform agenda efforts to label schools failures and shift the money to private pockets is actual working. If this doesn’t stop now, if teachers aren’t provided the resources they need to just teach, what are we going to do with all of the uneducated […]
Oklahoma is facing the worst budget shortfalls in decades. Schools across our state are scrambling to balance our budgets for this year and for next. Some rural hospitals and nursing homes may have to shut down. Gov. Mary Fallin, who our state elected to office five years ago, has recently unveiled a plan to deal with […]
Superintendents from Oklahoma’s second largest city are asking legislators to develop an education budget and present it to Gov. Mary Fallin. The administrators say they need the budget so they can make decisions for next year, and they need it before the end of the legislative session. Tulsa County Area School Administrators (TCASA) said the […]