Oklahoma City Community College

Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Type: Public

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  • Confusion, caution over new Oklahoma law continue to impact college teaching

    July 8, 2021

    As my colleague Graham Piro wrote last week, Oklahoma’s new education law targeting the teaching of certain concepts has officially taken effect. FIRE has criticized similar legislative efforts in numerous states, noting their potential to create a chilling effect on academic discourse (and, in several cases, flatly unconstitutional restrictions on expression). With Oklahoma’s bill now… Read more

  • Chilling effect remains as Oklahoma’s ‘divisive concepts’ law becomes effective 

    July 2, 2021

    Yesterday, Oklahoma’s HB 1775 formally took effect, joining the growing number of states enacting legislation to ban, or crack down on, how issues of race and gender can be taught.  While the law primarily focuses on public K-12 institutions, its lack of precision invites pressure on college administrators from students, parents, and activists to broadly… Read more

  • Oklahoma community college cancels summer course on race in knee-jerk reaction to new state law

    June 2, 2021

    On May 18, Oklahoma City Community College adjunct professor Melissa Smith received an email — her fully enrolled summer course on “race and ethnicities” had been cancelled because it was “facing challenges (and specific complaints) in light of HB 1775.” In the sociology course, which Smith has been teaching for several years, students “examine[] sociological… Read more