The class after lunch is always a colorful time. Students have just had a rowdy half-hour of the most freedom they’ll experience during the school day, and most are loaded up on sugar, caffeine, and Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.
The House Common Education Committee met on Monday, February 20th. Here’s what they talked about.
House Common Education Committee: Michael Rogers (R, Chair), Rhonda Baker (R, Vice Chair), Chad Caldwell (R), Ed Cannaday (D), Dennis Casey (R), Donnie Condit (D), Mickey Dollens (D), Tom Gann (R), Katie Henke (R), Jadine Nollan (R), Mike Osburn (R), Dustin Roberts (R), Chuck Strohm (R), Todd Thomsen (R), George Young (D)
The House Common Education Committee meets for the second time on Monday, February 20th. Here’s their anticipated Agenda, along with pith and opinion from yours truly. This particular update is ridiculously long, mostly because there are a few of these bills I simply can't shut up about.
Blue Cereal moderates the #OklaEd Sunday Night Chat February 19th, 2017!
Here's a preview of the anticipated prompts...
Disclaimer: I’ve only been to two #EdCamps ever. I don’t work for #EdCamp (does anyone “work” for #EdCamp?), I’ve not organized or sponsored one, etc. I just… show up and participate. Like normal people. Or teachers.
Two cases in the early 1960s largely eliminated state-sponsored prayer from public schooling. Engel v. Vitale (1962) and Abington v. Schempp (1963) are to this day touted by the far right as responsible for having kicked God out of schools – leading inevitably to sex, drugs, violence, rock’n’roll, corduroy, divorce, the pill, AIDS, the Clintons, terrorism, and a Kenyan sleeper-cell Mooslim illegitimately seizing the White House for eight long, painful years.
The solution, of course, is to get God back IN our schools by requiring regimented recitation of state-approved chants. He LOVES those! Do this, we are assured, and America’s problems will vanish faster than you can say “civil liberties!”