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Oklahoma Board of Education Passes New Rules Covering Race and Gender Topics in Classrooms
Oklahoma Board of Education Passes New Rules Covering Race and Gender Topics in Classrooms
Earlier this Summer in May Oklahoma Legislators passed House Bill (HB 1775) which bans the teaching or practice of "Critical Race Theory" in Oklahoma schools. The bill also has some specific elements that limit and/or prohibit universities from requiring students to take mandatory race and gender diversity counseling or training. Governor Kevin Stitt signed the new bill and it went into effect at the beginning of the month on July 1st (07-01-21). That left students, parents and educators across the state wondering just how HB-1775 will be applied and enforced starting with this upcoming school year.
Oklahoma House Passes Bill Allowing School Personnel to Carry Firearms
Oklahoma House Passes Bill Allowing School Personnel to Carry Firearms
The Oklahoma House of Representatives just passed House Bill 2588 which would allow teachers, administrators and other school personnel to carry firearms on school campuses. The new bill would require that they possess a valid handgun license and met other requirements and criteria set forth by the board of education in their respective districts. HB 2588 passed the house by a (79-19) vote and will now head to the Senate.
Southwest Oklahoma School Closings And Activities Canceled
Southwest Oklahoma School Closings And Activities Canceled
UPDATE: 16:14 - 11/22/12 - The Comanche County 4-H Booster Club Santa’s Workshop fundraiser, which was scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, November 23 has been CANCELLED. UPDATE: 14:45 - 11/22/12 - Due to the inclement weather for this weekend and possible freezing conditions the Parks and Recreation Director has determined that the following weekend events will be rescheduled as follows: Fishing f

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