For the current status of SB 1647: universal school vouchers, please visit POE’s Action Center What the Bill Would Do: Senate Bill 1647 proposes a universal school voucher for all Oklahoma students. Under the proposal, students would be eligible to use the voucher for any private school or other education-related expense. The voucher cannot be usedContinue reading 5 Reasons to Oppose Universal School Vouchers—SB1647
Letter Campaign Currently Suspended: Thank you for your support on this important matter. Currently, the title is off of HB 2293, and it is being sent to a committee conference for further negotiations. The author has expressed a strong desire to work with the TRS and other parties to eliminate the negative fiscal impact. POEContinue reading ATTN: Teacher Retirees
How Many Bills Become Law? A Look at the Numbers Although the first day of the 58th Oklahoma Legislative Session does not officially convene until Feb. 1, lawmakers, special interest groups, and concerned citizens have been hard at work all offseason brainstorming, drafting and pitching legislative proposals. The final deadline to turn these legislative ideasContinue reading How Many Bills Become Law?
Grab Your Running Shoes; Session Starts Today! Today at Noon, Gov. Kevin Stitt will kick off the start of the First Regular Session of the 58th Oklahoma Legislature with his annual State of the State Address. The 58th Legislature will be in regular session starting today — the first Monday in February — and willContinue reading Grab your running Shoes; Session Starts Today!
Welcome to POE’s Capitol Corner! Capitol Corner is designed to be a one-stop shop for all legislative and political activities affecting education in Oklahoma. At Professional Oklahoma Educators, we seek to provide our members with accurate and relevant information so they can easily stay informed on important issues affecting the classroom. But communication goes bothContinue reading Welcome To Capitol Corner!