Friday, February 26, 2021

School choice: The best criminal justice reform

"We hear a lot about the 'school-to-prison pipeline,' political scientist Greg Forster writes. "School choice is literally the only policy with a proven track record of doing something about it. It’s time for criminal-justice reformers to put up or shut up."

Friday, February 12, 2021

Activists outline their plan to push Black Lives Matter in the classroom

You may recall that the Oklahoma City Public Schools superintendent is promising to create school clubs that will be Black Lives Matter chapters. Sadly, this is just the tip of the iceberg.

"Although many Americans support the phrase 'black lives matter,' the actual aims of organizations and activists committed to this cause often are far more radical than what Americans hear through the lens of the media," writes Jarrett Stepman.

"It’s deeply important that we know what the agenda truly is. A new book, Black Lives Matter at School, lays out how the entire system of K-12 education in America could be transformed to carry out the agenda of the Black Lives Matter movement."

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Former Oologah coach indicted for making sexual comments to multiple girls

"A former Oologah high school girls’ basketball coach is out on bond after being arrested Friday, accused of making sexual comments to several young girls while he still worked at the school," the News on 6 reports.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

An economy of all people, by all people, and for all people

"An economy built on equal rights and freedoms for all people" is now seen by many (including those pushing The 1619 Project in schools) as a form of white supremacy, Greg Forster writes.