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Tonight on AxXiom For Liberty Live! Drones, Biometric Scans, Raid and Common Core – NOT OK Oklahoma!

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Kaye Beach

April 26, 2013

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Tonight on Axxiom For Liberty with Kaye Beach and Howard Houchen – Drones, Biometric Scans, Raid and Common Core – NOT OK Oklahoma!

Howard and I are going to be catching up on some Oklahoma news items that will be of great interest to liberty lovers.

We are going to talk to Dax Ewbank about the FDA and the FBI raiding a Tulsa alternative cancer care clinic, discuss how a new hospital biometric identification system is causing problems for some conscientious employees and catch up on what is going on with the drones in Oklahoma.  We will also get an update on the Oklahoma push back against Common Core from Jenni White, Exec. Director of Restore Oklahoma Public Education.

And we want to hear from you!  Call us at 512-646-1984

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We spoke with Sam Bass whose wife Yvonne’s treatment was interrupted because of the FDA/FBI raid on Camelot Cancer Care, and asked how we could help.

Here is a link to the website where you can support Yvonne http://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/help-a-wonderful-mom-and-friend-naturally-finish-off-her-battle-with-cancer-/52172/update/39324

Keep up with all the anti-Common Core activities here – Restore Oklahoma Public Education -ROPE – on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Restore-Oklahoma-Public-Education/116011401766695?fref=ts

 

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Tonight on AxXiom For Liberty Live! 6-8PM CT Catching up with the Grassroots

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Kaye Beach

March 15, 2013

 AxXiom For Liberty with Kaye Beach and Howard Houchen

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First, our apologies for not having very many live shows for you over the past few weeks.  Between travels,  being the high season for our legislative advocacy work (and THE FLU!) we have been out of pocket more that we would have preferred.  Tonight we will do some catching up.

The Oklahoma legislature hit an important deadline this week to hear bills from their House of Orgin.  What that means is that bills not heard by March 14th would be effectively dead for this session.  This was a week of long nights for House members and handwringing for grassroots activists.

We will cover some of the wins and losses for Oklahoma grassroots activists but first, we will speak with Evan Handy.

Evan is an Oklahoma Republican activist currently working for a new group known as the Secure Oklahoma Coalition.  Secure Oklahoma is a grassroots coalition of taxpayers, small business owners, public employees and concerned Oklahomans committed to securing the state’s financial future through Oklahoma Public Employee Pension Reform.

Then, joining us to discuss the bills that lived or died is Jenni White, Executive Director of Restore Oklahoma Public Education (ROPE) and Mark Kreslins, Director of Oklahoma Liberty.

After that, we will share with you the news on HB1476 which would allow for a religious exemption from mandatory biometric enrollment via our state driver’s licenses and ID cards and hear from Rep. Ken Walker (Republican, D-70)  who is the House author on the bill.

Be sure to check back at this post later tonight for any additional show notes on these issues!

Your questions or comments are always welcome!
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Events:

Tulsa 9.12 will host a symposium on “Understanding Agenda 21.”

Rosa Koire, author of “Behind the Green Mask” and founding member of Democrats Against Agenda 21, will be one of our many speakers. If you would like to learn more about Agenda 21 and how it affects you, please plan on joining us.
Speakers List:
Rosa Koire
Nathan Dahm – Oklahoma State Senator, District 33
Kaye Beach
Amanda Teegarden
Robert Semands

Sally Kern – OK State Representative
Friday, April 5

7pm Dinner

Introduction and remarks from Symposium Speakers

Q&A Session
Saturday, April 6 

9am – 4pm Conference

-lunch included

Online Registration at Tulsa912Project.com  MUST Register by April 1

Please share this event with your friends and family.

April 5&6, 2013

Tulsa Marriott Southern Hills  1902 E 71st St  PHONE-918-493-7000 

** Special room rates for out of town guests $92/night (reg $128)  Mention “Tulsa 9.12 Agenda 21 Conference” to receive discount.

 

Local Groups to Hold Pro Liberty Rally
March 14, 2013

Durant, Ok – The Bryan County Republicans & Conservatives Club & Guns Across America Bryan County Oklahoma announced today that they will be celebrating our Constitutional Right to freespeech by holding a Pro Liberty Rally Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Historical Market Square in downtown Durant, Oklahoma. Guest speaker will be the honorable Oklahoma State Senator Nathan Dahm, author of three separate bills asserting the 2nd Amendment Right to Keep and Bear Arms. Particularly of note is Dahm’s Oklahoma State Senate Bill S.B. 548, which is an assertion of the 10th Amendments State Rights stating that Oklahoma would protect our right to keep and bear arms by “opposing all unconstitutiona l laws, orders, or regulations imposed by the federal government that violate” those rights.
Local Liberty and Grassroots activist, radio host, and author Howard Houchen will also be a speaker.
Past rallies have included speeches from Rep. Dustin Roberts, State Senator Josh Brecheen, and City Council Candidate Stewart Hoffman who pledged to work with our State Representatives in their efforts to attract gun manufacturers and high paying jobs to our community as part of our support for our freedoms. Local Pastors and Community Members have also taken the stage to comment on the importance of exercising our First Amendment rights to protect our 2nd Amendment rights and more in this time of unprecedented government growth.

Various other state and local leaders are also expected to speak about our rights granted us by the U.S. Constitution’s Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the Constitution, designed to protect the rights of liberty and property, and guarantee a number of personal freedoms, limit the government’s, and reserve some powers to the states and public, including the right to free speech, the right to keep and bear arms, unreasonable search and seizure, fair trial by jury, civil rights and much more.

We will also be celebrating our right to vote by serving free hotdogs to attendees who vote early in the April 2nd local city council election in Durant. Free transportation will be provided to the polls that day until 1:00 pm, and voter registration tables will be available for those who wish to vote in future elections. Early voting is available Friday (March 29, 8a-6p), Sat (March 30, 8a-1p) , and Monday (April 1, 8a-6p), before elections at the Bryan County Election Board at 217 N 16th Ave in Durant.

At the rally, show us your “I voted” sticker and enjoy free charbroiled hotdogs and all the trimmings, on us!

The Bryan County Republican and Conservatives Club is a Conservative group of citizens that are concerned about the future of our great Nation. Guns Across America is a nationwide network of gun owners and proponents of gun ownership, who have coalesced to protect our God given rights to keep and bear arms.

Contact:
To learn more about this rally, please contact us on Facebook at:
Bryan County Republicans & Conservatives Club
https://www.facebook.com/BryanCountyGOP
Guns Across America Bryan County Oklahoma
https://www.facebook.com/GunRightsOK
Or contact us at:
580-775-4349
gaabco@gmail.com

Mary Fallin puts an end to Oklahoma’s drone privacy bill

AxXiom For Liberty Live Tonight 6-8 PM Jonathan Small, OCPA and Chris Long Documentary Filmaker

Kaye Beach

May 25, 2012

AxXiom For Liberty Radio Live with Kaye Beach and Howard Houchen

Listen Live on LogosRadioNetwork.com from 6-8 PM CST

Hour 1,  Howard and I welcome Jonathan Small, C.P.A., Fiscal Policy Director for OCPA to discuss the latest Oklahoma state budget agreement, state spending, and what’s the deal for getting REAL tax cuts.?!

Read more about Jonathan Small and the Oklahoma Council for Public Affairs

 

In Hour 2, we have another very special guest- Chris Long.

Chris is currently Attending University of Oklahoma where he is working on his Master of Arts in Broadcast and Electronic Media.  His current film is Crying out Loud: Messages from the Heartland.  This film is centered on the Tea Party movement. What began as a project for a 5 minute film has evolved into a 2 year study for Chris who has made the project into his Thesis.

We will find out what Chris has learned about this movement in Oklahoma, the people involved in the Tea Party and how this movement fits into the larger populist influence, both left and right, that has shaped politics in the state of Oklahoma since its beginnings.

We welcome your calls!

Call in number 512-646-1984

AxXiom For Liberty Live Friday Feb 3 6-8 PM CST

AxXiom For Liberty with Kaye Beach and Howard Houchen Friday Feb. 3 from 6-8PM  CST.

Today is the National NDAA Protest Day!

Have you let your congressman know how you feel about their vote on this dastardly bill?

Find out how they voted and contact them today!

 

Much thanks to The Oklahoma Constitution for publishing an article about my lawsuit against the state of Oklahoma;

Biometric Photo for State Driver’s License Challenged

 

 

Tonight Howard and I have two very special guests lined up for you.

Listen Live Online at LogosRadioNetwork.com

First up is Benjamin Domenech from the Heartland Institute to speak with us about the problems with PPACA (ObamaCare) mandated State Insurance Exchanges.

Problem

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), sometimes referred to as “Obamacare,” requires states to establish and operate health insurance exchanges by 2014. States that create their own exchange must comply with federal requirements, and the exchange must be approved by the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. If a state opts not to create its own exchange, PPACA provides that the federal government will implement one for the state.

Read more from Kendall Antekeier, Legislative Specialist with the Heartland Institute

**Mr Domenech and Ms..Antekeier will be in Oklahoma discussing this issue on Feb. 7th and 8th**

Benjamin Domenech is managing editor of Health Care News and a research fellow at The Heartland Institute.

Benjamin joined The Heartland Institute in 2009 after several years working and writing on national health care policy, beginning with a political appointment as speechwriter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson, and continuing as chief speechwriter for U.S. Senator John Cornyn during the Medicare Part D debate on Capitol Hill.

In addition to his work with Heartland, Benjamin is currently editor of The City, an academic journal of faith, politics, and culture, published by Houston Baptist University. He previously worked as a book editor for Eagle Publishing, where he edited multiple New York Times bestsellers in the arenas of politics, history, and sports. He was a founding board member of Redstate, a prominent conservative activist community site, and co-hosts Coffee & Markets, an award-winning daily podcast focused on politics, policy, and the marketplace.

Educated at the College of William & Mary and University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Benjamin regularly writes opinion columns for the Washington Examiner and RealClearWorld, and in 2009 he was chosen as a Journalism Fellow by the Peter Jennings Project for Journalists and the Constitution. He lives in Virginia with his wife, Christine.

 Jenni White, ROPE

Also joining us will be the incomparable Jenni White, President of ROPE,  Restore Oklahoma Public Education.

Jenni has Master’s Degree in Biology and  taught science for nearly a decade.  She is a wife and mom of four and a full time political activist focusing on improving Oklahoma’s education system.  She is one of our favorite guest on AxXiom For Liberty and tonight Jenni will fill us in on what to watch out for in the upcoming legislative session in regards to Oklahoma education and we will discuss concerns about the changes taking place in our schools in the name of reform.

“The Federal Government Wants Your Children – or What is the P20 Council?”

Jenni will be at H&H Gun Range for the High Noon Club at 12:00pm on Friday, February 10th, giving a presentation entitled, “The Federal Government Wants Your Children – or What is the P20 Council?”

She writes;

It is about how the federal and state governments are collecting and sharing personal data from children in public schools WITHOUT PARENTAL CONSENT. Oklahoma is actively attempting to find ways to collect data from HOME SCHOOL students as well.

 

 

**Benjamin Domenech will be speaking on Health Care Exchanges and the Health Care Reform law at three separate events.  The public is cordially invited to attend on or all of these events.

Times and locations;

Tuesday, February 7th at  approximately 9:30am (following session) at the Okla. Capitol in the  House Chamber.

Wednesday, February 8th at  9:00am at the State Capitol in room 512A

Wednesday, February 8th at noon for the OCPAC weekly meeting held every Wed. At  Italiano’s Resturant, 4801 N. Lincoln Boulevard

Smart Meters and Dumb Schools – AxXiom For Liberty Live! Friday Oct 21 6-8pm

Friday Oct 21, 2011 on AxXiom For Liberty with Kaye Beach and Howard

Listening info

Podcast of the show;

A4L_2011-10-21_64k.mp3

Our special guest will be Jenni White President of R.O.P.E Restore Oklahoma Public Education.  Oklahoma is undergoing some drastic changes in our public school system that everyone should know about.  ROPE has been working diligently for some time to sound the warning about the problems with the Common Core State Standards.  What happens when activists like the ladies at ROPE hit the mark?  Well, sometimes the officials in the line of fire get a little perturbed.

That can be a little unnerving for the activists but I have learned that often it is a very good sign.  We will explain why.

Oklahoma Smart Meter Rollout

As you can see from this sign located in Del City (not El Reno), some Oklahomans are getting agitated over the new “smart meters”

Citing concerns with the health effects, privacy, safety and accuracy, some residents are telling their utility company NO!  They do not want the new meters installed and they say they are being told that unless they comply, they will lose service.

Howard and I will share what we know about the smart meters and smart grid with you Friday and take your calls.

Listen Live 6-8pm every Friday on Rule of Law Radio Network

512-646-1984 is the call in number.

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Show Notes

Michael Badnarik is a Constitutional scholar, and the author of Good to be King, a beginner’s guide to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

Michael travels across the country teaching his highly acclaimed class on the Constitution to growing numbers of people suddenly interested in “life, liberty, and property”

Michael was the 2004 Libertarian nominee for President of the United States, 2006 Libertarian congressional candidate in Texas, and was elected President of Continental Congress 2009, which met in St. Charles, Illinois to document government violations of the Constitution.

January 14, 2012 9AM – 6PM

at the Oklahoma State Capitol

150.00 per student (or 4 oz of .999 fine silver)

Each student receives an autographed copy of Good to be King, which is used as the text for the class.

Reserve your spot now-  Contact Howard Houchen at 580-317-5058 or by email at houchen2010@gmail.com or Kaye Beach at 405-818-3224,  email ladyaxiom@yahoo.com for tickets.

http://www.constitutionpreservation.org

Smart Meters/Smart Grid

Oklahoma Smart Meters Notes PPT

Oklahoma Smart Meter Info Swap on Facebook

This is a new Facebook group for Oklahoman residents who want to share information about the Smart Grid or the new Smart Meters being installed in this state.

TITLE 165: OKLAHOMA CORPORATION COMMISSION
CHAPTER 35. ELECTRIC UTILITY RULES

Sept. 2, 2011 Guests-Patrick M. Wood -Technocracy and the global Smart Grid

Listen  A4L_2011-09-02_64k_partial.mp3

Activism

Republican Heresy?  Get a R.O.P.E!

You All Look the Same to Me

AxXiom’s Ten Rules for Activists to Live By

Tonight on A4L-Jenni White from R.O.P.E “Common Core State Standards and Race to the Top – An Introduction to Marxism 101”

6-8 PM CST on AxXiom For Liberty with Kaye Beach and Howard Houchen on Rule of Law Radio Network.

Listen Live Online

Bamboo Bob (he spanks liberals!)  will fill us in on The Republican Party Animals 2011 Hollywood Bash!

Then we welcome special Guest Jenni White of ROPE-Restore Oklahoma Public Education to educate us about;

Common Core State Standards and Race to the Top – An Introduction to Marxism 101

 

Restore Oklahoma Public Education (R.O.P.E.) is committed to educating tax-paying citizens and parent stakeholders on the ways in which the methods and philosophies used in public education today affect them.
Should be an informative two hours!

Mad about Public Ed? Here is where the Rubber Meets the Road

Kaye Beach

11/29/10

–A few months ago I did a little research into the transformation taking place in our public schools in preparation for interviewing the incomparable Beverly Eakman on Sept. 24th.


“Why Our Kids are Walking Targets”

Guest Beverly Eakman. (http://www.beverlye.com/)

AUDIO:

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A4L_2010-09-24_16k.mp3

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The schools-to-work program is a stand out as bad policy.

A key document I posted was “Transforming Education Marc Tucker’s “Dear Hillary” Letter”

Marc Tucker is the president and CEO of the National Center on Education and the Economy in Washington. and is one of the leaders of the standards movement in American education.  Link


Be sure to see this entire post for some eye-opening info on Tucker and workforce development programs in our schools but first, Jenni White, President of R.O.P.E (Restore Oklahoma Public Education) reminds us that there is a School Board Candidate Training Seminar being held tomorrow;

“We cannot change our current public school system unless we involve ourselves in the system.

Please consider attending our School Board Candidate Training Seminar at the Belle Isle Library in Oklahoma City, Tomorrow, November 30th from 6pm to 8:30pm

You do not need to actually run for a position this year to benefit from tomorrow night’s training. Anyone who has any interest at all in the public school system can benefit from this FREE training.”

www.RestoreOkPublicEducation.com

If you would like to know what openings are available on school boards in counties all over the state, please see this link:
http://www.ok.gov/elections/Candidates_&_Elections/Upcoming_Elections/

If you would like to know what the Oklahoma State Department of Education considers qualifications for school board members, please see this link:
http://www.sde.state.ok.us/Law/BoardsofEduc/local.html

If you have a Facebook account and would like to RSVP for this event on our Facebook page, please follow this link:
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=162668253770942&index=1

For a first person accounting of how this policy was inserted into Oklahoma schools, give a listen to this show (scroll down until you see “Joe Esposito”10-17-10) with Ken Sellers and Amanda Teegarden from OK-SAFE as they interview Joe Esposito, author of Tangled Web, The Mastery Learning, OBE, STW-TQM Connection on America in The Balance

Joe served on Oklahoma’s Governor Frank Keating’s Oklahoma S-T-W Executive Council in 1996 and gives a fascinating account of what he discovered about the move to turn public education into workforce development.


Donna Garner Senior Education Policy Advisor EducationNews.org is following Tucker’s latest efforts and her article makes for some interesting reading.  Donna writes;

It is time to resurrect the article that I wrote back on 4.19.10 entitled “Marc Tucker’s Bologna.” Why? Take a look at Marc Tucker’s National Education and the Economy (NCEE) State Consortium on Board Examinations Systems (SCOBES).

Of Tucker Donna Garner says;

As you read through Marc Tucker’s article posted below, please realize that this is nothing new.  Tucker called it “School to Work” in the 1980’s.  The idea is to educate a small percentage of the population and then make “worker bees” out of the rest of the masses, making sure that they are not able to read, write, or speak English well so that they cannot logically analyze and evaluate issues.  If the masses are kept ignorant, they can be easily controlled politically and socially by the few people at the top.

Tucker’s School-to-Work plan has simply morphed into what he is now calling “early college entrance.”  He is luring parents to buy into this idea by dressing it up in sweet-sounding words such as “college-level work,” “admission to selective colleges,” and “instructional programs that are among the best in the world.”

http://www.educationnews.org/commentaries/insights_on_education/103613.html

Read her entire article,  “Marc Tucker’s Bologna”

Oklahoma City Students to Get Cell Phones for Good Grades

If its not bad enough that the schools seem to be intent on filling kids’ heads with junk, now they want to microwave them as well.

Oh and Gee….How generous of TracFone.

If there is any question at all, and there is actually credible studies that show cell phones can be very risky for kids, the schools should not be promoting or providing this technology to children.

Ethics…Anyone?

Ax

R.O.P.E. has more on this

Oklahoma City Students to Get Cell Phones for Good Grades

Oct 5, 2010

News9.com

OKLAHOMA CITY — Some Oklahoma City Public Schools students will be part of a pilot program to determine if rewards can help boost grades.

The school district announced Tuesday it would participate in an incentive program called “The Million.” It will reward sixth and seventh graders with cell phones for academic achievement. The program was a collaboration between TracFone Wireless and the Education Innovation Laboratory at Harvard University (EdLabs).

“Cell phones are ubiquitous,” Dr. Fryer said.

(Dr Fryer?  Really?!)

“The Million provides an unprecedented opportunity to use technology to communicate with students and boost their academic achievement.”

Read More

New Study: Cell Phones Linked To High Radiation Levels

Oct 7, 2010

Cell phones have been linked to cancer before, but now a new study is raising concern about the possible connection.

The Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Working Group says radiation levels in cell phones can cause health problems, including cancer.

The Environmental Working Group’s report says kids and pregnant women need to be most careful.  That’s because their bodies are at developmental stages that allow the radiation to penetrate their bodies.

Read More

Mobile phone use ‘raises children’s risk of brain cancer fivefold’

Alarming new research from Sweden on the effects of radiation raises fears that today’s youngsters face an epidemic of the disease in later life

Read More

Cell Phone Disadvantage #4 – The Effect on Children

http://www.controlyourimpact.com/2008/03/disadvantages-of-cell-phones-the-effect-on-children/

SQ 744 Facts vs ‘Folks’-lore

SQ 744

Facts vs ‘Folks’-lore


4/27/10

by Kaye Beach

The deeper you look, the more you know. . .

SQ 744 is one wormy apple for Oklahoma schools!


‘Folks’-lore tells us;

State Question 744 would repeal a section of the state Constitution. The HOPE petition would require the state to meet the regional per pupil average for spending in public schools.

Oklahoma’s region is comprised of New Mexico, Colorado, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Texas. Oklahoma legislators allocate $7,615 per student in comparison to the average regional per-pupil expenditure of $9,078, said Doug Folks, OEA spokesperson. (emphasis mine)

source-The Edmond Sun


From Oklahomans  for Responsible Government;

Playing with numbers

Put this down as another reason why State Question 744 would be a huge problem for Oklahoma if it passes in November: you can’t trust the numbers.

If you go to the State Department of Education’s website and look at the Stat Card for 2007-2008 (the most recent data available, apparently), you will see the claim that Oklahoma spends $7,615 per student. This is the same figure used by the OEA to justify SQ 744. But the OEA claims that the regional average for 2007-2008 is $9,078 while the State Department of Education Fact Sheet says it is $8,870. That difference of $200 per student is a difference of almost $127-million! (emphasis mine)

http://ofrg.org/archives/1778

The Oklahoma Council for Public Affairs-OCPA,  has really looked at the numbers;


Public School Results at Elite Prep-School Prices

January 01, 2010

By Steve Anderson

What is the truth about per-pupil spending in Oklahoma?

The state’s most powerful labor union, the Oklahoma Education Association (OEA), says we spend $7,615 per pupil in Oklahoma. The union gets this number from the National Center for Education Statistics. But I have conducted a comprehensive examination of public education spending in Oklahoma for the 2007-08 school year (the latest year for which actual data are available), and I estimate the real number is $10,257 per pupil.

Take a look at Mr. Anderson’s math and you will see that there are some liberties being taken with the figures we are being given by the OEA.

My study was designed to measure every cost involved in funding and operating the public education system. Instead of arbitrarily selecting or excluding a cost, I used common-sense guidelines with an independent referee-the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).[1]

I considered every step in the process, beginning with the collection of the funds necessary for education and following them to their end use in the system. I then isolated the local or state entity or entities that perform the function and calculated those costs.[2] This allows citizens to see every cost incurred in the provision of public education.

Read more;

http://www.ocpathink.org/publications/perspective-archives/january-2010-volume-17-issue-1/?module=perspective&id=2375

And this from R.O.P.E.-Restore Oklahoma Public Education;

HOPE Isn’t Change or Vote NO on State Question 744

Based on current public data and and a review of articles from credible internet sources, I found that, according to the Sunshine Review, the Oklahoma tax payers actually paid approximately $11,250.00 per student in 2007 when costs are compared apples to apples with private school educations (http://sunshinereview.org/index.php/Calculating_the_real_cost_of_public_…), not the 7k numbers the OEA and NEA are asserting.

[ . .]Even when using The Sunshine Review number of 11k per pupil spending is used for calculation, the administrative costs of educating our kids is just barely below HALF (41.54%).

In other words, the NEA and the OEA, better actually hope that Oklahoma tax payers are paying the 11k per pupil suggested by the Sunshine Review article or they are looking at a HUGE discrepancy between what tax paying parents think they are spending on their child’s classroom education and what is actually being spent on their child’s classroom education.

Why in the world are we moving teachers out of classrooms and cramming kids together in classes of up to 30 when all we CLEARLY need to do is reduce administrative spending? Clearly, HOPE is not the answer here. Clearly, CHANGE is needed and that change is to DECREASE ADMINISTRATIVE costs to a FRACTION of their current total in relation to in-classroom spending.

Great analysis!

Read more;

http://www.restoreokpubliceducation.com/node/11

More OEA ‘calculations’

Funding for the HOPE ballot initiative

According to a Tulsa World article August 30, 2008, petition circulators were paid $1 per signature and the drive raised $179,627 since May 1, with all but $100 coming from the OEA or National Education Association. The group hoped to raise as much as $3 million for the entire process, which would include a possible challenge.[21]

The OEA raised $600,000 to pay 250 circulators, and projected the total ballot initiative wouldcost $3 million.[32] According to a September 2009 report, the measure could cost the state up to $850 million per year.[33]

http://ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/Oklahoma_State_Question_744_%282010%29

SQ 744 does not add up!

The OEA and the NEA must be placing bets and  banking on the “HOPE” that  Oklahomans will not take time to do the math.