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Adjunct teachers can work full time in Oklahoma. What …

(2 days ago) 15 hours ago · Senate Bill 1119 removed the 270-hour limit an adjunct instructor could teach per semester. The measure had no bearing on the level of education needed to be hired. The …

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For Oklahoma students' success, higher education must …

(9 days ago) 13 hours ago · The Georgetown Center for Education and the Workforce reports that associate and bachelor’s degree holders earn a median income 25% and 75% higher, respectively, than …

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5 takeaways from the Oklahoma state superintendent …

(2 days ago) A combative discussion covered a range of school topics as the final two candidates vying to become Oklahoma's top education official appeared in their only …

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Want to know what the OKC school bond would do

(Just Now) 0:08. 1:00. A $955 million bond issue proposal from Oklahoma City Public Schools would touch every school in the sprawling district. At least 60% of voters must vote in …

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Walters, Nelson clash in Oklahoma state superintendent …

(1 days ago) Walters, 37, is a former history teacher who sits on Gov. Kevin Stitt's Cabinet as secretary of education.Nelson, 44, is an English language arts teacher at Oklahoma City's …

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Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt: Raising teacher pay is 'easy …

(6 days ago) With a political opponent seeking to raise teacher salaries by $5,000, Gov. Kevin Stitt said such a move is "an easy cop-out" with no guarantee of improving student academics. …

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Oklahoma Supreme Court rules on Western Heights state …

(3 days ago) The Oklahoma Supreme Court once again upheld a state takeover of Western Heights Public Schools and on Tuesday affirmed the suspension of the district’s …

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Oklahoma test scores show student growth, but many are …

(Just Now) Scores improved from 2021, but they're still below pre-pandemic results. In the 2018-19 school year, the last not to be interrupted by COVID-19, 32% of students were …

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Tulsa, Mustang HB 1775 violations put Oklahoma …

(Just Now) The state board on July 28 dropped the Tulsa district and Mustang Public Schools to accredited with warning over HB 1775 violations, an even more serious penalty than what …

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School vouchers a defining issue in Oklahoma governor's race

(9 days ago) Stitt's education secretary, a candidate for state superintendent, also promotes the use of vouchers. School choice also has become a central theme in the race for state …

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State Board of Education upholds Tulsa, Mustang HB 1775 penalties

(3 days ago) Tulsa, Mustang penalties upheld as state board of education refuses to reconsider HB 1775 vote. The Oklahoma State Board of Education doubled down on its vote …

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What we know about the changing of OKC school board boundaries

(3 days ago) A 12-year wait is over for redrawn school board boundaries in Oklahoma City Public Schools. The district Board of Education unanimously approved a new map on …

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Cristo Rey Catholic High School work-study puts students a step …

(Just Now) Cristo Rey currently serves 240 students in ninth through 12th grades, and all of them participate in the work-study program, said Kurt Primuth, corporate work study director. …

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Oklahoma education secretary earns 6-figure salary for nonprofit …

(2 days ago) If Stitt had signed the bill last month, Oklahomans would learn that Secretary of Education Ryan Walters makes at least $120,000 a year as executive director of a nonprofit …

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Oklahoma student diversity far outpaces educators'

(Just Now) It is launching a similar program to put more teachers of color and bilingual educators on a track toward school administration. In a district where 86% of students are non …

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Walters leads Grace into Republican runoff for state superintendent

(3 days ago) Gov. Kevin Stitt's education secretary, Ryan Walters, led the Republican primary with 41% of the vote on Tuesday. Shawnee Public Schools Superintendent April Grace was …

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$5,000 pay raise proposal for Oklahoma teachers passes first hurdle

(6 days ago) A $5,000 teacher pay raise proposal will advance to the state Legislature after passing a Thursday vote by the Oklahoma State Board of Education. The raise is estimated …

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Oklahoma teacher resigns over race, gender law House Bill 1775

(7 days ago) Oklahoma Education Secretary Ryan Walters said the eight concepts HB 1775 bans — which opponents have called alarmingly vague — are "very clear." The law prohibits …

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Majority of students score below grade level in OKC area districts

(7 days ago) In 2019, 62% of Norman students scored below grade level in reading and 64% were behind in math. Those numbers rose in 2022 to 67% in reading and 70% in math. Forty …

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Federal audit slams Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt's administration

(7 days ago) The U.S. Department of Education audit found the state failed to follow federal regulations in both programs to ensure funds were spent properly and given to eligible …

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Walters wins GOP runoff, to face Nelson for Oklahoma …

(9 days ago) 0:04. 1:49. A platform opposing "left-wing indoctrination" and promoting school choice carried Ryan Walters, Gov. Kevin Stitt's education secretary, to victory in the …

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Want to avoid student loan debt

(7 days ago) This follows a national trend of relieving student loan burdens. About 40 million Americans, of the 43 million with student loans, are expected to benefit from President Joe …

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