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To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Observercast

The Titanic Struggle For Common Ed

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The all-out assault on Oklahoma public education is underway. Will it end with Oklahomans protecting and investing in a system that welcomes all comers, regardless of race, religion, socioeconomic status, ability or disability? Or will Gov. Kevin Stitt, new Superintendent Ryan Walters and deep-pocketed pro-voucher schemers finally achieve their fondest dreams: steering public dollars into for-profit and religious schools while dismantling what they revile as “government schools”? For this week’s Observercast, we invited veteran educator-turned-Tulsa state Rep. John Waldron to help us unpack the epic battle that will play out in the 2023 legislative session.

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Mark Krawczyk
Mark Krawczyk
March 9, 2023
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Brette Pruitt
Brette Pruitt
September 5, 2022
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