To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Observercast

Teaching During Omicron

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As if a decade of the nation’s deepest education funding cuts, exploding class sizes, underpaid and worn-out teachers fleeing the profession, steadily declining enrollment in teacher education programs, and skyrocketing emergency teaching certifications weren’t enough … Oklahoma’s public schools now are besieged by a trifecta of Omicron, privatizers and politicians who’ve gone to meddling in classrooms. Oklahoma Education Association President Katherine Bishop joins us for this week’s Observercast – Teaching During Omicron – to take us inside the challenges facing educators and students as COVID-19 surges for a third consecutive spring semester.