Elementary students in fourth, fifth and sixth grades previously were scheduled to return to school Nov. 30.
The Tulsa school board's longest-serving member until her narrow defeat during a run-off election in June, Fate was overjoyed to see the parade of vehicles stopping in front of her house near Memorial Middle School.
Jennettie Marshall, who represents a large portion of schools in north Tulsa, spoke for 10 minutes during a recent meeting about board members she says have tried to silence her since she was elected three years ago.
The Tulsa school board welcomed two new members before replacing its president and vice president during a somewhat contentious virtual meeting Monday evening.
The board president said they decided against delaying the vote, with an upcoming election for two board seats, in part because they didn’t want to overwhelm new members with such a momentous decision.
The Tulsa school board voted Monday to secure pay for support employees during the extended school closure and delay its own election until summer.
President Bill Clinton named John Hope Franklin chairman of the advisory board to the President’s Initiative on Race and awarded him the Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.
The Tulsa school board on Monday approved requests by three of its charters to expand to additional grades.
Columbus and Chouteau elementary schools, like Robert E. Lee Elementary and Andrew Jackson elementary and a vacant lot named for Henry Ford, had their names rescinded by the Tulsa School Board in recent months.
Two of the state’s largest school districts — Broken Arrow and Tulsa public schools — discussed the impact of the six-day school shutdown Monday evening.
John Cockrell edged out Theresa Williamson by 17 votes in a race where only 265 votes were cast Tuesday for the Zone 3 seat on the Broken Arrow school board.
Union Public Schools Superintendent Kirt Hartzler believes that the future of the school district rests on what voters decide to do about Union's $128.6 million bond issue Tuesday.
The filing period for a myriad of school board seats across the metro area begins Monday and ends next Wednesday at the close of business. The election is Feb. 13.
Polled by the Tulsa World, three board members favored a change, three declined to comment and one said a name change should be carefully evaluated.
January is School Board Appreciation Month, and I would like to express my thanks to the seven members of the Tulsa Public Schools board.
The Tulsa school board voted 4-0 to fire Herb Kozak, who was a first-year special education teacher on a temporary contract.
"This is a very big opportunity to say, 'Where are we going to be in the year 2020 as a city and as a school district?'" Superintendent Deborah Gist said.
The board voted 5-0 Monday evening to ask the State Board of Education for a one-year waiver from requirements contained in the Oklahoma Teacher Preparation Act.
There has been a lot of angst from many of my more liberal friends about Gist. I think some have jumped to an erroneous conclusion that she is some sort of slightly nicer and better-trained clone of Janet Barresi, Oklahoma's repudiated former state superintendent. My gut tells me this is not the case.
The board had originally planned to vote at a special meeting on Monday evening, but members now want to wait until Feb. 2 at the earliest.
Voters in Coweta Public Schools put a convincing stamp of approval Tuesday on a $38.2 million bond proposition, and a veteran incumbent was defeated for a seat on the Tulsa Public Schools School Board.
Tulsa voters elected Suzanne Schreiber to the District 7 position on the Tulsa School Board Tuesday, but two candidates in the race for the Di…
Tulsa voters will head to the polls Tuesday to elect two members of the Tulsa Public Schools Board of Education.