Education, Law & Principles

Open transfer bill gains House approval

Legislation that would increase open-transfer opportunities among public-school districts gained easy approval in the Oklahoma House of Representatives, overcoming opponents’ arguments that lawmakers should instead raise taxes and increase school district spending.

Ray Carter
February 25, 2021
Education, Law & Principles

‘Ghost student’ reform passes Oklahoma House

Members of the Oklahoma House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to restrict schools’ ability to receive state funding for students who no longer attend classes in the district, a practice informally referred to as “ghost student” funding.

Ray Carter
February 25, 2021
Education, Judicial Reform

Senate committee endorses open transfer

Members of the Senate have joined House lawmakers in advancing legislation that could potentially increase open transfer of students among Oklahoma public schools.

Ray Carter
February 23, 2021
Budget & Tax, Education, Judicial Reform

‘3F’ scholarship bill narrowly advances

Members of a state House committee approved legislation allowing students at Oklahoma’s worst public schools to receive state scholarship funding to attend private schools

Ray Carter
February 23, 2021
Education, Judicial Reform

Lawmakers bar anti-religion discrimination in state program

Lawmakers have voted to prevent state discrimination against private Christian schools that adhere to orthodox Christian teachings as part of their mission.

Ray Carter
February 23, 2021
Higher Education

Woke architecture and ‘underrepresented identities’: Oklahoma higher ed is hiring

As higher education continues to force indoctrination throughout its faculty and students, It’s important that the regime of identity politics continues to be exposed.

Brandon Dutcher
February 19, 2021
Education, Law & Principles

‘Ghost student’ reform advances

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.

Ray Carter
February 18, 2021
Higher Education

OU tells staff: Embrace political correctness

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.

Ray Carter
February 18, 2021
Education, Judicial Reform

Effort to ease public-school transfers advances

Legislation to ease the state’s open-transfer process for students wanting to attend another public-school district has gained committee approval.

Ray Carter
February 16, 2021