The first step you should take to make a difference in Oklahoma education is to education yourself on all the issues — and the truth behind the rhetoric and propaganda. Dallas Koehn, a high school history teacher in the Tulsa area and author of the Blue Cereal Education blog, provided us with extensive resources to gain a thorough understanding of the issues facing public education in our state. Just reading this one page will save you hours of hunting down resources on your own — and you'll be much better informed. Follow his blog to stay up to date as we approach election dates.
The Issues – #OKElections16
Whatever else 2016 will bring, it means yet another tough year for public education in Oklahoma. Many of our elected leaders openly despise us. A number openly revile book learnin' in general, while others cater to an ignorant, fearful constituency. Some may be well-intentioned, but lack understanding or political power.