OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — In response to the Oklahoma House of Representatives announcing landmark legislation that improves learning opportunities across the state, Vice President of Government Affairs Tom Newell released the following statement on behalf of yes. every kid.
“By introducing one of the strongest pieces of education freedom legislation in the nation, the Oklahoma House of Representatives is sending a clear signal that they trust families. This transformational legislation will not only empower families, but it will help students by removing barriers to learning. It’s an opportunity to modernize learning, allowing parents the power to choose and customize the education that’s best for their children.
“We applaud House Speaker Charles McCall for his steadfast leadership and the House for their commitment to ensuring every Oklahoma student has access to the learning opportunities that are best for them. We look forward to continuing to work together this session to advance innovative, bottom-up approaches to education that respect the dignity of every kid.”