"School choice may seem like a new idea," the Cato Institute points out. "But as this timeline shows, empowering families to choose has a long history, both as an idea and in practice."
Thursday, January 26, 2023
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
“Opponents of education choice often make two arguments about its effect on rural areas: (1) Education choice will not help in rural areas because there are few or no alternatives to the district school system, and (2) education choice will destroy the district school system because so many students will leave for alternative options. These two claims are mutually exclusive. They cannot both be true, but they can both be—and indeed are—false.”
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Thursday, January 19, 2023
Saturday, January 14, 2023
"A proposed Oklahoma law would require every public school building to undergo a risk and vulnerability assessment within the next three years in an effort to harden them against active shooters," CNHI reports.
"A new RAND survey of K-12 teachers found that more K-12 teachers think civics education is about promoting environmental activism than 'knowledge of social, political, and civic institutions,'" Rick Hess and RJ Martin write.
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
"A former band director with the Marlow Public School system was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for a sexual offense involving a student," KOKH reports.
Wednesday, January 4, 2023
This left-of-center organization promotes activism in Oklahoma schools, decries HB 1775 as a “censorship law,” and wants to lower the voting age to 16. Oklahoma’s lawmakers and state superintendent should push back.