Several Education Issues Take Center Stage In #OKElections16

Vote Education 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.

About the author 

Michelle Boyd Waters, M.Ed.

I am a secondary English Language Arts teacher, a University of Oklahoma student working on my doctorate in Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum with an concentration in English Education and co-Editor of the Oklahoma English Journal. I am constantly seeking ways to amplify students' voices and choices.

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