Education

School reopening plan released

A new plan released by the Oklahoma State Department of Education indicates learning in the coming school year is expected to occur in the traditional classroom setting.

Ray Carter
June 3, 2020
Education

OEA honors House Democrat

The Oklahoma Education Association (OEA) has given an award to state Rep. Jason Dunnington for several bills he filed this year, including one which would have restricted the treatment psychologists can provide to children who identify as transgender.

Ray Carter
June 1, 2020
Budget & Tax, Education

K-12 school budget built on one-time funding

Gov. Kevin Stitt said the plan set up the state for significant budget challenges next year.

Ray Carter
May 28, 2020
Education

Leader of teacher walkout loses teaching license

One of the chief ringleaders of the 2018 statewide teacher walkout was stripped of his teaching license following his arrest for making lewd proposals to a minor.

Ray Carter
May 28, 2020
Budget & Tax, Education

State’s red tape for private schools may violate federal law

The dispute threatens to impede effective COVID-19 response across Oklahoma.

Ray Carter
May 27, 2020
Education, Family & Community

Leader of 2018 teacher walkout arrested

One of the chief ringleaders of the 2018 teacher walkouts in Oklahoma has been arrested for lewd proposals to a minor.

Ray Carter
May 20, 2020
Education, Law & Principles

Oklahoma Senate has votes to pass improved Senate Bill 407

At OCPA, we’re glad to be working for all children and all schools to be eligible either for scholarships or for additional funding, and we’re glad to be working with other partners to help get Senate Bill 407 across the finish line, as lawmakers have pledged to do.

Staff
May 15, 2020
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