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Virtual Charter School Is An Epic Failure
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Virtual Charter School Is An Epic Failure

BY JOHN THOMPSON Even many of the staunchest pro-charter corporate reformers are criticizing virtual charters for their poor outcomes and draining resources from public schools. For instance, Todd Ziebarth of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, criticizes the high rates of “churn” they contribute to, their low graduation rates, and low levels of student…

‘Promoting The General Welfare’
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‘Promoting The General Welfare’

BY BOB BEARDEN Social Security and Medicare are socialistic programs that benefit our citizens as they were intended. President Trump has released his 2020 proposed budget and it is in the trillions. It includes drastic cuts to Medicaid and Medicare [over a 10-year period], which would directly affect most of the people who voted him…

The Best Government Contains Checks And Balances
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The Best Government Contains Checks And Balances

BY DAVID PERRYMAN In 1907 the people of Oklahoma chose to establish a form of state government in which directors of agencies were chosen to run those agencies based on qualifications. To accomplish this task, agency board members were likewise appointed based on knowledge, experience and qualifications. Like most early 20thCentury Americans, Oklahomans did not…

Double Standards On Racist Behavior
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Double Standards On Racist Behavior

BY GARY EDMONDSON Childhood vacations saw us visit relatives in Jefferson and Stephens Counties. One such visit likely saved me from the stigma that has attached itself to several politicians lately. We returned from Oklahoma one year just in time to see our hometown of Westfield, IN, put on a minstrel show in the high…

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