April 2015 Unit Meetings

Emily Davis News, News and Updates

April Unit Meetings: The April Unit Meetings will address the issue of “Prisoners of Debt.” The discussion articles come from Oklahoma Watch “Prisoners of Debt” series. “The nonpayment of court penalties creates a dilemma for judges, who must decide whether to place offenders back in jail or prison, try to work out new payment or reduce the bill.” Unit Meeting …

Unit Meetings Resume in September

Heather News

We will discuss the hot topic of Common Core education standards which are being implemented nationwide. Oklahoma adopted them in 2010, but the issue may come before the legislature this year as the House Speaker and other legislators have expressed opposition, despite Gov. Mary Fallin’s support for Common Core. Oklahoma recently withdrew from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for …