Parents are urging Gov. Mary Fallin to sign a bill that would allow them to work with teachers to decide if a third-grader who struggles with reading should be promoted to the fourth grade.
Texas might execute more people in number, but Oklahoma executes more of its own per capita, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. That’s a status Gov. Mary Fallin probably doesn’t want to lose anytime soon. To quote the Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland: “Off with their heads!” But this isn’t a children’s story.