Education, Law & Principles
Members of a state House committee have voted to rein in school districts’ ability to receive funding for students who no longer attend classes in the district.
In a mandatory diversity training program for staff, the University of Oklahoma has explicitly directed professors and other employees to embrace political correctness in their communication.
In Oklahoma, a separate law allows prison sentences far longer than the standard range for many crimes—sometimes up to life in prison—if a person has prior convictions.
Criminal Justice, Judicial Reform
Many Oklahoma prosecutors say they lack the tools to get people the help they need.
Education, Judicial Reform
Legislation to ease the state’s open-transfer process for students wanting to attend another public-school district has gained committee approval.
The Oklahoma State Medical Association (OSMA) and the Oklahoma Hospital Association (OHA) have been vocal critics of Gov. Kevin Stitt’s proposal to use managed care services in Oklahoma’s Medicaid system.
Parents across Oklahoma have urged state lawmakers to change Oklahoma law to allow recall elections for school-board members.
Whether parents are truly getting their money’s worth when paying for a child’s college tuition is a growing question not just in other states, but Oklahoma as well.