Posts Tagged:Oklahoma House

Educators voice support for school-choice bill

Legislation that would expand an existing tax-credit program and encourage more donations to public schools and scholarship-granting organizations is drawing opposition from establishment “education” groups, such as teachers’ unions and their allies. But the bill is quietly receiving support from many Oklahomans who work on the front lines in schools who have seen the real-world…Read More

‘3F’ scholarship bill narrowly advances

Members of a state House committee have narrowly approved legislation that would allow students at Oklahoma’s worst public schools to receive state scholarship funding to attend private schools. Opponents said those students should not be allowed such options and argued school-funding increases are more important than parental control, voting against the bill even though it…Read More