Posts Tagged:Equal Opportunity Scholarship

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

1889 Institute: America’s Public Schools Fail Black Children, School Choice Empowers Them

A consistent feature of racists through history is that they have fully understood the power of education, or the lack of education, as a tool of oppression. Extraordinary efforts were taken to keep black slaves illiterate, including killing those who deigned to learn to read. After the Civil War, black schools were frequent targets of…Read More