Oklahoma governor backs homeschoolers

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says parents have the fundamental right to direct the education and upbringing of their children.

BY MICHAEL MCNUTT Published: February 8, 2012
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Gov. Mary Fallin says she is pro-choice — when it comes to educating elementary and high school students.

The governor Tuesday told more than 2,000 homeschooled students and their parents gathered at the state Capitol that she supports their right and freedom for children to be taught at home.

“I support choice of...

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