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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Showdown At The OK-Education Corral

The Oklahoma Board of Education is strapping on their boots and saddling up, preparing for what will most assuredly be a contentious meeting tomorrow.  Superintendent of Public Instruction, Janet Barresi, let the good-old-boys have it with both barrels last time they met, leading to the state legislature putting together plans to disband the Board as we know know it right this minute.

It's truly a sad state of affairs when the Democrat-appointed Board of Education misses the point completely and their duplicitous wranglings over whom Barresi chooses to hire for her staff has caused most Oklahomans to turn their attention away from educating our kids to political banter. 

Earlier this week, one of the employees Barresi wanted to hire but was told she was "unqualified," has landed a job, ironically, at the Office of State Finance.  Which proves that the Board is more interested in political points with their left-leaning friends who are clearly pissed off that Barresi put the smack-down on their candidate during the election than they are in getting some real work done. 

Tomorrow looks to be interesting and in the interim, read this article from the Oklahoman