Posts Tagged:Students

New State Law Allows Students To Transfer To Any School District

A new state law allowing public school students to transfer to any school district at any point in the year, as long as there is an opening, is now in effect. Some districts have lots of availability while others are limited. Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt signed Senate Bill 783 into law last March and the…Read More

Supreme Court considers religious liberty in Maine education case

Attorneys representing a Maine family at the Supreme Court are feeling confident following Wednesday’s oral arguments in the case Carson v. Makin. The case asks whether a state – such as Maine – breaches the free exercise clause or equal protection clause of the First Amendment by barring students in a student-aid program from using…Read More

Students at Catholic college target pro-life talk with obscenity-laced protest

The University of San Diego will not say if any students who shouted obscenities and displayed vulgar signs during a recent pro-choice demonstration on the Catholic college’s campus will be disciplined. The students were protesting a talk by a pro-life speaker hosted by a student College Republicans club. “The protest got absolutely out of control,…Read More

Pandemic toll on academics evident in Oklahoma’s newly released 2020-21 state test results

Results are in from the first state tests administered to Oklahoma students since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, and the numbers should be alarming, the state superintendent said. While test participation rates were off overall, State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister said they are still among the highest participation rates in the nation and offer clear…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