Believing that the coursework casts American history in a negative light, state legislators in Oklahoma voted this week to replace Advanced Placement U.S. History classes in public high schools with a new framework that they believe better emphasizes “U.S. exceptionalism,” though critics argue this change will deprive students of a proper education. What do you think?

“This could knock Oklahoma from its perch atop the lower third of U.S. state education rankings.”

Rhonda Mabrey • Furniture Positioner

“I’ve always thought history classes should be taught à la carte.”

Tobin Lertz • Debt Counselor

“If we’re going to sugarcoat anything, let’s start with the harsh, definitive nature of mathematics.”

Randall Pitson • Figurine Peddler