“We are training our youngsters an correct — and at times unpleasant, challenging, and unpleasant — historical past about our shared human experience,” TPS spokeswoman Emma Garrett-Nelson reported in a penned assertion.
“We cannot and will not teach people histories and activities that replicate only the dominant white society, just as we can not and will not supply an schooling that deprives kids of a correct and accurate being familiar with of the world in which they live.
“As a general public school district, we owe it to the communities we serve to educate the truth of the matter — our small children and households will need and have earned very little a lot less.”
She termed it disappointing that the unexpected emergency procedures had been not created readily available to districts or the community for assessment till Monday morning.
“The lack of discover, the disregard for the operational requirements of the public school districts it serves, and the absence of engagement with those who will bear the load of these rules exhibit a absence of transparency in the Oklahoma Condition Board of Education’s procedure for contemplating an difficulty of this kind of magnitude,” Garrett-Nelson said.
“We are grateful to Board member Bradley for advocating on behalf of our learners and universities and in help of academic encounters grounded in reality.”
Point out lawmakers seldom attend State Board of Education conferences, but a entire slate were current at Monday’s meeting, including Rep. Sherrie Conley, R-Newcastle Rep. Tom Gann, R-Inola Rep. Denise Crosswhite Hader, R-Piedmont Rep. Mark McBride, R-Moore Rep. Eric Roberts, R-Oklahoma City Rep. Wendi Stearman, R-Collinsville House Monthly bill 1775 co-writer Rep. Kevin West, R-Moore Rep. Rick West, R-Tecumseh Rep. Danny Williams, R-Seminole Rep. Max Wolfley, R-Oklahoma Town and Sen. Jake Merrick, R-Yukon.