Posts Tagged:Oklahoma Empowerment Act

Bill supporting private-school, homeschool costs clears committee, advances in Senate

One of the Oklahoma Legislature’s most polarizing education bills narrowly passed committee on Tuesday. The Senate Education Committee advanced Senate Bill 1647, called the Oklahoma Empowerment Act, with an 8-7 vote. The legislation, which drew a large crowd to the meeting room, would set aside state education funds in accounts for families who wish to apply the money to private-school…Read More

Gov. Stitt Announces Sweeping School Choice Reform

In his State of the State address, Gov. Kevin Stitt urged legislators to be bold and provide Oklahoma families with a significant expansion of school-choice opportunity, saying families should have the greatest voice in how their children are educated. “In Oklahoma, we listen to parents, because we know God gave kids to parents—not to the…Read More