The goal is to increase the number of community college graduates going either directly into good jobs or moving on to complete a bachelor's degree.
Early voting starts Thursday for districts including Bartlesville, Jenks and Union. Several of the propositions include building classrooms or gymnasiums that can double as storm shelters. #oklaed
The six-year national project is aimed at improving post-graduation outcomes, with special focus on first-generation, minority and lower income students.
Early walk-in voting is Thursday and Friday for the Feb. 14 election. Two districts have a school board primary on the ballot, while seven other school districts have bond proposals. #oklaed
The program will include class discussions, hands-on research with archival materials, and excursions to museums and historic sites, officials said.
Teams from Jenks, Bishop Kelley, Morris and Regent Prep each won a state academic bowl title Jan. 28 at Rose State College. #oklaed
Regents report that less than one-tenth of 1% of state higher education funds have gone to DEI programs over the last decade. #oklaed
Officials said the transaction allows ahha Tulsa to emerge financially whole as an independent 501c3 and Mayfest to continue in 2023 as a program of TU.
Tulsa Public Schools’ Board of Education voted 4-2 Thursday evening to narrow the pool of candidates for the vacant District 2 seat down to two. #oklaed
For about two hours, a bipartisan group of lawmakers peppered State Superintendent Ryan Walters with questions about his $3.51 billion education budget request. #oklaed
As of 5 p.m. Wednesday, more than a dozen Tulsa-area districts, including Tulsa, Union, Jenks and Bixby, had canceled in-person classes for Thursday due to winter weather. #oklaed
The Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame will induct 10 people in its latest class with two well-known by Tulsa World readers.
The state's former Attorney General John O'Connor had sued the company the Stitt administration hired to administer an education program that federal officials said put public funds toward noneducational expenses.
More than 20 area districts will not have in-person classes Wednesday due to continued winter weather, including Tulsa Public Schools. #oklaed
House Speaker Charles McCall was on hand for the new state superintendent's conversation with Atoka-area teachers, superintendents. #oklaed #okleg
Teri Reed, who will also hold the George Kaiser Family Foundation Chair at OU, is a University of Oklahoma alumna and internationally recognized leader in the field of engineering education.
As of 4 p.m. Monday, officials at more than a dozen area school districts have canceled classes for Tuesday due to weather, including Tulsa, Broken Arrow, Bixby and Jenks. #oklaed
Nearly 90% of the benefits would go to people earning less than $75,000 per year. The Supreme Court will hear arguments next month that could determine the effort's fate.
Monday is the deadline to request an absentee ballot for the Feb. 14 election. Two school districts have board of education primaries, and seven have bond proposals. #oklaed
Tulsa Public Schools announced late Sunday night that all of its campuses and offices will be closed Monday due to weather. #oklaed.
At its Jan. 23 meeting, the TPS board of education voted 6-0 to extend interviews to 10 candidates, but half of those individuals withdrew from further consideration. #oklaed
The one cafeteria means six lunch periods per day at the Sixth and Seventh Grade Center: the first group in at 10:50 a.m., the last one finishing at 2:35 p.m.
The Tulsa World is adding a reporter to its newsroom in a new partnership with one of the leading news organizations focused on covering Indigenous communities.
A standing-room-only crowd welcomed Rebecka Peterson back to Union High School on Friday on the heels of her announcement as a finalist for National Teacher of the Year. #oklaed
The newly elected state superintendent received approval Thursday for a revised budget request with $150 million for teacher incentive pay and $100 million for early-grade reading instruction. #oklaed
Gov. Kevin Stitt's secretary of education and newly elected state superintendent has given Chancellor Allison Garrett a deadline of Feb. 1. #oklaed
A partnership between tech nonprofit Tulsa Innovation Labs and OSU, OU and TU is offering $400,000 in grants to help transform university research projects into clinic-ready technologies.
In a legislative hearing Tuesday, State Superintendent Ryan Walters said he wants to offer teacher pay raises based on student performance and implement new reading initiatives. #oklaed
Tulsa Public Schools’ Board of Education is now on the clock to appoint a District 2 representative within 60 days or call for a special election to fill the remaining two years on an unexpired term. #oklaed
Teams from 15 northeastern Oklahoma high schools will compete in the state academic bowl tournament Saturday at Rose State College in Midwest City. #oklaed