Category: Education

Judge Denies Stillwater Public School’s Dismissal Request – ROPE/Chaffin Lawsuit Scheduled for Pre-Trial Hearing in November

By Jenni White - Education Director July 23, 2022 2

In an awesome victory for ROPE’s case with Stillwater parent Brice Chaffin against Stillwater Public Schools (SPS) and Stillwater School Board members filed May 4th (2022), Maria Seidler successfully argued against the dismissal of our lawsuit requested of the court by SPS. ROPE and Chaffin, led by attorney Seidler, will meet SPS again in court in November for a pre-trial hearing.

Part 2: Senator Jake Merrick’s Loss Engineered At The Hands of Oklahoma’s School Choice (Voucher) Cabal Who Helped Spend Nearly 350 Thousand Dollars To Elect His Opponent

By Jenni White - Education Director July 22, 2022 1

While every political campaign has numerous points for failure from fundraising to voter contact, a post mortem of Jake Merrick’s re-election campaign shows that a combination of dark money and redistricting probably did more than anything to sink the re-election campaign of a fine man and public servant.

Dr. April Grace Should NOT Be Elected State Superintendent of Public Instruction for These Reasons

By Jenni White - Education Director June 21, 2022 0

Between Grace’s inability to prevent a sexual predator from contacting students on her campus and some of the major funders to her campaign, we can be very well assured that Dr. April Grace (who was unable to be present for our Republican State Superintendent Forum) is NOT the person we need to have in the top spot at the Oklahoma Department of Education.