As you probably know in late June a lawsuit was filed with the Oklahoma Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of House Bill 3399 which scrapped Common Core in Oklahoma.
The petitioners in this lawsuit include parents, teachers, and members of the state board of education (Ford, Baxter and Keating).
I find this lawsuit to be one of the most blatant examples of two-faced behavior I have ever seen.
The petitioners claim that “HB 3399 allows the Legislature to encroach on the authority granted to the Board in the Oklahoma Constitution – to supervise instruction in public schools – by giving the Legislature exclusive authority to rewrite and approve the State’s subject matter standards for instruction in public schools.”
Source permalink: http://okgrassroots.com/?p=493481
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I told you in May that the national Associations of State Boards of Education (NASBE) had sent a letter to Governor Mary Fallin explaining they would sue Oklahoma over the Constitutionality of having the state legislature sign off on the standards….
Liberty is the Issue.
It is really that simple. We need a Governor that will govern the government, so that it will LEAVE YOU ALONE! Somehow that role has been reversed and governors and governments are micro-managing peaceful people as if they have forgotten where their authority came from in the first place!
A Dax Ewbank administration would be run by two simple principles:
Do everything you have agreed to do.
Do not encroach on other people or their property.
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I’m honored to receive an endorsement from Linda Murphy who was instrumental in the recent repeal of Common Core in Oklahoma.
Thank you for your confidence!
“I am happy to support Kenny Tapp for House Seat District 61. Kenny has the solid foundation to provide leadership to represent the people of his district. He will take a strong stand for local control of education and the state’s right to remain independent from centralized control.”
Kenny Bob Tapp’s website
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