Consensus Meeting – January 26, 2019

Shailaja Marion News

The time has come for local leagues to develop responses to the consensus questions related to the LWVOK’s study updating our current positions on education. This process requires a group to find solutions that everyone actively supports, or at least can live with. The consensus questions can be found below for review. During the meeting, short presentations will be made …

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 …