To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Joe Dorman

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Commemorating Constitution Day

BY JOE DORMAN Although many people are unaware of it, we have an important holiday next week. Constitution Day will fall on Tuesday, Sept. 17 and...

Gov. Stitt’s Priorities

BY JOE DORMAN On Monday, Oklahoma welcomed new leadership in our executive branch. Gov. Kevin Stitt was sworn into office and followed the oath with his...

Journalists Fight For Those Without Money Or Power

BY JOE DORMAN It is important to have people in your life who will motivate you at a young age to achieve beyond what others...

Free School Lunch Programs Deserve Our Support

BY JOE DORMAN In an Aug. 11 editorial, the Oklahoman newspaper argued for greater accountability for some parents who accept free school lunches for their children. “A...

History Proves Children Can Change The World

BY JOE DORMAN As we at the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy work to help reform and improve public policy, one of the most...

Reducing Childhood Trauma May Impact Addiction, Incarceration Rates

BY JOE DORMAN With the upcoming task force formed by SB 1517, I am confident Oklahoma has taken a major step forward in overcoming the...

Teacher Pay Raises Aren’t A Done Deal Yet

A Veto Referendum Could Delay Or Reverse Funding Mechanism For Teacher Pay BY JOE DORMAN I am usually not the gloom-and-doom kind of person, but I...

Helping Kids, Families During Teacher Walkout

BY JOE DORMAN There is nothing more important for Oklahoma’s children and the future of our state than ensuring every child has access to a...

Indefinite School Suspensions Are Counterproductive And Wrong

BY JOE DORMAN In the realm of public policy, well-intentioned reforms can often have unintended consequences that lead to very negative outcomes. This will surely...