Senate Bill 229, known as the “Redbud School Funding Act,” heads to the House for consideration.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Senate passed a bill Thursday that would negate a recent State Board of Education decision that allows charter schools to …
The state Board of Education says it needs new taxpayer funding for outside legal assistance since 189 school districts have taken the board to court. #oklaed
Almost 200 school districts are asking the Oklahoma Supreme Court to stop the state Board of Education from implementing a proposed settlement that would increase funding to charter schools.
"The resolution adopted by the state board means the funding follows the student in accordance with state statute," said Trent Smith, member of the State Board of Education.
Oklahoma City Public Schools files to block the settlement deal that could shift to charter schools tens of millions of dollars that currently only traditional public schools receive. #oklaed
Gov. Kevin Stitt on Thursday abruptly replaced one of his own appointees to the Oklahoma State Board of Education. It was his second such action in three weeks’ time. #oklaed
On a 4-3 vote, the board changed proposed COVID-19 mandates offered by state Superintendent Joy Hofmeisgter into "strong recommendations," mere words with no real enforcement mechanism, the editorial says.
Oologah-Talala Superintendent Max Tanner is resigning as of the end of the 2020-21 school year after coming under fire by the state for the school district’s handling of five separate cases of teacher misconduct involving students.
Some of the options must be approved by the State Board of Education and are being considered in case the district must transition to distance learning at any point during the 2020-21 school year.
Sixty-five Owasso High School seniors were recently named Oklahoma Academic Scholars.
Officers arrested Alberto Morejon, 27, a public figure known for his organizational role in Oklahoma's statewide teacher walkout.
The U.S. Department of Education tonight approved waivers requested by the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) to suspend assessment…
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister announced today that she will propose a Continuous Learning Plan to the State Board …
If you’ve ever doubted the value of public schools, closing them — even temporarily — is a reminder of their enormous magnitude. Serving over 700,000 Oklahoma students, public schools provide hope, personal connections and opportunities that many students would be unable to access otherwise. Our public schools are critically linked to the future prosperity of our state.
This letter was sent out by the Sand Springs Public Schools district to families:
The State Board of Education met in an emergency meeting on Monday, March 16th, to address the coronavirus/COVID-19 spread in Oklahoma. The Bo…
TRENTON — The state will soon reissue school aid notices to local districts after criticism from funding advocates that 2018 property tax data was used in the calculations.
Governor Kevin Stitt reportedly recently signed Senate Bill 601, which focuses on the Reading Sufficiency Act. The measure was co-authored by State Rep. Jadine Nollan, R-Tulsa.
Former Tulsa Republican Sen. Mike Mazzei was confirmed as budget secretary.
The Senate Education Committee passed Jennifer Monies and Estela Harnandez, despite the refusal of Sen. Carri Hicks, D-Oklahoma City, to carry the nominations.
“If we are asked to vote on nominees at the state level who do not support local control and the fundamental mission of our public schools, I cannot support confirmation.”
Gov. Kevin Stitt on Monday announced his appointment of Carlisha Williams Bradley to the State Board of Education.