Letter to Senator Ford on Stopping Common Core in Oklahoma

Dear Senator Ford,

I know you are getting lots of calls to hear the bills on stopping common core.

I also know that you know that our Republican party platform and the state committee stand for local control of education.

I want you to do more than simply hear the bills in the education committee. I want you to work with our party to educate others about local control of education and why that is best.

It is not local control if you cede that to the federal government and work to implement their standards. It is not local control if you feed DC databases information about our children. It is not local control if you take money in the form of grants and incentives from them to do this to our children. You know this in your heart. You must understand in your gut that you are driving the nail in the coffin of public schools ever being locally controlled again.

I implore you to hear the bills in committee and listen to the people trying to sincerely warn you about this marxist driven path you will be putting us on if you fail to not only hear them, but defeat common core in Oklahoma.

Sincerely,
Sandra Crosnoe
Republican PCT chair 28
RNC alternate delegate 2012

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Posted by Sandra Crosnoe for Finding Gems & Sharing Them

Permalink: https://scrosnoe.wordpress.com/2014/02/12/letter-to-senator-ford-on-cc/

Senator Ford’s reply to this letter is in the comment section below VVV

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5 Responses to “Letter to Senator Ford on Stopping Common Core in Oklahoma”

  1. Letter to Senator Ford on Stopping Common Core in Oklahoma | Grassroots in Oklahoma Says:

    […] Posted by Sandra Crosnoe for Finding Gems & Sharing Them Read entire letter via Permalink: https://scrosnoe.wordpress.com/2014/02/12/letter-to-senator-ford-on-cc/ Tags: Abolish the Department of Education, bartians for academic freedom, Bartlesville, […]

  2. SCrosnoe Says:

    Sandra, I adamantly support the right and importance of maintaining local control in education. Regardless of whatever standards Oklahoma adopts, it is critical that the decision regarding books, learning materials, curriculum and lesson plans be the choice of the locally elected school board, local administration and classroom teacher.

    Senator John Ford

    Debbie Thurmond
    Executive Assistant
    For: Senator John W. Ford
    Assistant Majority Floor Leader
    (405) 521-5634
    thurmond@oksenate.gov
    fordj@oksenate.gov

  3. SCrosnoe Says:

    The question remains then why his committee will not hear the bills…

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