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Oklahoma teacher union attacks aid to low-income and minority students

Ray Carter     Gov. Kevin Stitt’s plan to use a small portion of the state’s federal COVID funding to address the education needs of some students — primarily homeless children, low-income (and typically minority) students, and teens recovering from addiction — has drawn both praise and criticism. The Oklahoma Education Association (OEA), the state […]

OEA membership down 16 percent over five years

By Ray Carter, OCPA Center for Independent Journalism   When thousands of Oklahoma teachers participated in union-led protests at the Capitol in 2018, some thought the event was a sign of increasing power for teacher unions. Yet newly released figures show the Oklahoma Education Association, the state affiliate of the National Education Association, continued to […]

OEA, other groups work to increase education spending

Patrick B. McGuigan and Stacy Martin Oklahoma’s long-awaited teacher walkout began Tuesday (April 2), even after legislation raising taxes and increasing teacher pay was signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin on Thursday. The organization which became the public face of the tax hike is the Oklahoma Education Association (OEA), the state’s largest labor union. […]

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