Thursday, September 9, 2021

Former Mid-Del teaching assistant charged after allegedly using elementary students to produce child porn

A former teaching assistant at Highland Park Elementary School in the Mid-Del school district was charged after allegedly using two students to produce child pornography, KOCO reports.

Thursday, September 2, 2021

To increase funding in Oklahoma’s public schools, give families a universal ESA

"School choice actually puts more money into the budgets of government schools, and saves money for state budgets as well," Greg Forster reminds us.

Edmond asks middle-school students to provide their preferred pronouns

"As part of the start-of-school process in Edmond Public Schools, some middle-school students were asked to provide their preferred pronouns with options including 'they/them,'" Ray Carter reports.

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Parents say 'nothing ever gets done' about bus driver accused of assault

"Choctaw parents are stepping forward with their stories after the Choctaw-Nicoma Park School District investigated an accusation that a bus driver assaulted a student," KFOR reports. "They say they have been filing complaints against this driver and school officials have done nothing about it."

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Jenks directs parents to ‘social justice’ materials

"Parents who visit the Jenks Public Schools Southeast Elementary website to learn more about the school’s 'social-emotional learning' (SEL) efforts are quickly directed to documents by other organizations that declare 'social-emotional learning' allows teachers to 'address privilege, prejudice, discrimination, social justice, and self-determination in K-12 settings,'" Ray Carter reports.

Generation Citizen wants to explore lowering the voting age to 16

"We can think of no better way to advance this conversation than by bringing together the key leaders from Maryland’s pioneering cities—plus scholars and advocates who have shaped debate on the issue in other states—to pursue new research together," says Elizabeth Clay Roy, CEO of Generation Citizen.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Former Bixby teacher pleads guilty to recording female students

"A former Bixby High School Teacher plead guilty in federal court today to attempted receipt of child pornography," KTUL reports.