Thursday, October 21, 2021

OSSBA declines to publicly condemn attack on parents

"The head of the Oklahoma State School Boards Association (OSSBA) said his group is not planning to publicly condemn the National School Boards Association’s recent request that parent protesters at school board meetings be investigated by federal officials under anti-terrorism laws," Ray Carter reports.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Activist groups file lawsuit against HB 1775

"A coalition of activist groups has filed a federal lawsuit challenging an Oklahoma state law that prohibits public schools from teaching children that 'one race or sex is inherently superior to another race or sex,'" Ray Carter reports.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

OU seeks ‘social justice’ math professor

"The Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education at the University of Oklahoma is seeking an assistant professor in math education who 'will contribute to growing interest and expertise' in 'mathematics for equity and social justice,'" Ray Carter reports.

Oklahoma learning loss worse than surrounding states

"While students nationwide experienced learning loss during COVID shutdowns, the decline in Oklahoma was worse than in surrounding states," Ray Carter reports

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Public school accountability is a myth

"Public schools are not held accountable either democratically, financially, or educationally," Michael McShane writes.

Muskogee suspends teacher over comments made towards female students

"Muskogee Public Schools announced it has suspended a high school teacher pending an investigation over him making inappropriate comments towards female students," KTUL reports.

Friday, October 1, 2021

Is your school promoting racism?

Here’s how to file a complaint.

18 girls from Ninnekah Public Schools allege harassment, abuse

"The state board of education voted unanimously to put Ninnekah Public Schools on probation," News 9 reports. "This came after the girls' high school basketball coach Ronald Gene Akins was charged in June. He is accused of sexually abusing several girls. A total of 18 girls have now come forward in a separate lawsuit alleging harassment and abuse while on the team."