Education

U.S. Supreme Court upholds tax-credit scholarship program

In a ruling with implications for Oklahoma, the U.S. Supreme Court has found that Montana government officials cannot prevent children who participate in a state tax-credit scholarship program from using their scholarships to attend religiously affiliated private schools.

Ray Carter
June 30, 2020
Higher Education

‘Social justice’ rampant at OU

Social justice education pervades American higher education. Alas, it’s come to Oklahoma’s universities too.

David Randall, Ph.D.
June 30, 2020
Education

Bigots lose, school choice wins, today at Supreme Court

Today, the Supreme Court sided with religious minorities in a dispute that arose in Montana but that also helps protect a program in Oklahoma.

Trent England
June 30, 2020
Education

Teacher unions seek police ouster from schools

Teacher unions are among those now seeking to have police evicted from public schools as activists decry those officers’ presence as a sign of “systemic racism.”

Ray Carter
June 29, 2020
Higher Education

OU professor accuses police of unprovoked violence

A University of Oklahoma professor accused Oklahoma City police of committing unprovoked acts of violence against Black Lives Matter (BLM) protesters, implying protestors were goaded into retaliatory acts that resulted in their arrest.

Ray Carter
June 18, 2020
Higher Education

Scholars focus on Confucius Institutes

Scrutiny has already had an impact: In recent years, Confucius Institutes in America have declined from 120 affiliations to 80.

Patrick B. McGuigan
June 17, 2020
Higher Education

Amidst growing scrutiny, OU closing Confucius Institute

The University of Oklahoma will close its embattled Confucius Institute, a university spokesperson told OCPA.

Mike Brake
June 16, 2020
Education

School reopening plan released

A new plan released by the Oklahoma State Department of Education indicates learning in the coming school year is expected to occur in the traditional classroom setting.

Ray Carter
June 3, 2020
Education

OEA honors House Democrat

The Oklahoma Education Association (OEA) has given an award to state Rep. Jason Dunnington for several bills he filed this year, including one which would have restricted the treatment psychologists can provide to children who identify as transgender.

Ray Carter
June 1, 2020