Posts Tagged:school choice

Op-Ed: With school choice, critical race theory wouldn’t be a problem

Mandating a curriculum that teaches critical race theory in public schools is on the rise across our country’s education system. Before that, transgender curriculum, even for kindergartners, has been floated in schools across the United States. For decades, teachers unions and public school administrations have adopted curricula for their states that are anathema to parents’…Read More

Republican Legislators Ramp Up Pressure on State Board of Ed Critical Race Theory Vote

Pressure to implement House Bill 1775 is being applied by Republican Legislators on the State Board of Education. A meeting is scheduled for Monday to consider emergency rules to implement the guidelines set by the legislation which disallows teaching history and other courses using the concept of critical race theory. HB 1775 House author Representative…Read More

OFFICIALS DECLARE ‘YEAR OF OKLAHOMA’S EDUCATION TURNAROUND’

Appearing before dozens of children who will benefit from policy changes approved this year, Gov. Kevin Stitt and legislators declared 2021 the “Year of Oklahoma’s Education Turnaround” during a press conference. “When the legislative session began, we crafted policies to give you the best chance to get the best education, because we knew that education…Read More

School choice bill headed to governor

Members of the Oklahoma House of Representatives have passed a significant expansion of a school-choice program that has benefited thousands of low-income students, sending the measure to Gov. Kevin Stitt to be signed into law. “These opportunities are real,” said House Majority Floor Leader Jon Echols, R-Oklahoma City, “and they change the trajectories of peoples’…Read More