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
Sen. Kyle Loveless, R-Oklahoma City, has filed three, nearly identical bills seeking to create an education savings account system. Fellow senators Rob Standridge, R-Norman, and John Sparks, D-Norman, also have filed bills on education savings accounts.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Betsy DeVos cleared a major hurdle in the Senate to become the next education secretary despite vigorous opposition from Democrats.
State Question 790 has been sold as an effort toward religious liberty, but opponents of the ballot initiative believe it could do harm to churches and religious organizations.
Archbishop Paul Coakley said he supports pending bills on education savings accounts to ensure that “Catholic schools do not become preserves for the elite or wealthy."
The proposals for school vouchers simply go away.