by Julia Gregory Seay
Those who are fighting Common Core, this is an ALERT! Feds are Penalizing Oklahoma for Pursuing Superior College and Career Ready Academic Standards. Both lead authors of the bill, Senator Josh Brecheen and Representative Jason Nelson are in the middle of running for re-election and I believe it is no coincidence that the Feds choose now to wreak havoc in our schools over the repeal of Common Core. As an added kick to the shin, the court chose to reject Nelson’s Scholarship program for special needs children as unconstitutional. Ridiculous. They have no soul. That case will be repealed, but this is about a power play. Feds have decided to control how we use our education dollars via No Child Left Behind. I would surmise that this is a tactic to make an example of the state and the wayward legislators who saw fit to represent the grassroots who elected them.
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