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Where Did Education Standards Come From

Then, in 1990 came House Bill 1017, a major and controversial education reform bill. A new set of standards, called the PASS standards were one of the reforms that emerged …

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How important is education in Oklahoma's race for …

(5 days ago) Education could be playing a role, especially in driving pro-public school voters toward Hofmeister, who had a presence at the 2018 walkout as state superintendent. Abortion, …

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Thousands of public school students applied, approved to …

(9 days ago) Heading into the new school year this fall almost 11,000 students requested to transfer under Oklahoma’s new open transfer law. Of the 10,924 transfer requests, 8,417 …

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Federal officials slam Stitt management of federal …

(5 days ago) In 2020, the Stitt administration was given nearly $40 million in federal money as part of the Governor's Emergency Education Relief Fund. Much of the money in question was …

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Oklahoma's massive school voucher bill is dead, but the …

(5 days ago) In a dramatic turn Wednesday, a coalition of mostly rural Republicans and urban Democrats voted down one of the most headline-grabbing bills of the year in Senate Bill 1647.. …

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'We need to keep some level of decorum': Oklahoma …

(9 days ago) The Oklahoma State Board of Education voted to add a warning to Tulsa Public Schools’ accreditation. The move comes after Tulsa Memorial High School science teacher …

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New Law Will Require Oklahoma High School Graduates …

(8 days ago) Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill into law late Wednesday that will require high school graduates in Oklahoma to pass a citizenship test before they can receive their diploma. House …

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Democrats pan Oklahoma's flat common education …

(3 days ago) Democrats pan Oklahoma's flat common education budget. Oklahoma’s almost $3.2 billion common education budget is the biggest in state history. Legislators have often …

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Study: Oklahoma teacher pay gap is second highest in the …

(4 days ago) The study by the Economic Policy Institute finds that Oklahoma teachers are paid more than 30 percent less than their college-educated counterparts. The gap between college …

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Three Western Heights school board members resign KOSU

(1 days ago) The State Board of Education has been calling for Everman to resign for over a year, saying he’s a “cancer” and “scorn” on the district. Last year, the state Board suspended …

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Oklahoma State Board of Education backs Hofmeister's teacher …

(6 days ago) Oklahoma’s State Board of Education approved a more than $3.5 billion budget proposal Thursday morning. The proposal includes a $5,000 raise for Oklahoma teachers that …

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Oklahoma State Board Of Education Flips Public School Funding …

(5 days ago) After convening for hours in a closed meeting on Thursday, Oklahoma’s State Board of Education flipped public school funding on its head. The board voted 4-3 on a …

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Oklahoma aims to slow pandemic learning losses with math …

(4 days ago) The state’s department of education is trying to address the learning loss Oklahoma students experienced during the pandemic. From 2019 until now, 8th graders in …

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Oklahoma education board declines re-hearing Tulsa and Mustang

(5 days ago) The Oklahoma State Board of Education at the Aug. 25 meeting. On Thursday, Oklahoma’s State Board of Education voted down an appeal request by Tulsa and Mustang …

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Oklahoma's $8.3B Budget Agreement Includes Tax Cuts, Increased …

(8 days ago) The new budget agreement for Fiscal Year 2022 would total $8.3 billion dollars. Top Republican lawmakers say the agreement would maintain all state core service funding …

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Oklahoma education board will consider trans bathroom ban rules …

(4 days ago) Pack a lunch if you’re planning on going to the Oklahoma State Board of Education meeting Thursday. There’s a packed agenda.. It’s the first time the body has …

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Western Oklahoma schools battle illness uptick, force some to go

(3 days ago) 1 day ago · Schools in western Oklahoma are battling an uptick in flu cases, which has forced at least two to go virtual. Nearly 16% of Clinton Public Schools' student body was gone Tuesday …

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Walters calls for former Norman English teacher to have license …

(5 days ago) In a letter to Oklahoma’s State Board of Education, Walters — Gov. Kevin Stitt’s cabinet secretary focused on education — called on the board to immediately revoke her …

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