‘Education’ Category

Oklahoma Making Progress in Closing Science Education Performance Gaps

Oklahoma schools are doing a better job at closing a performance gaps, but has room for improvement according to science scores on the… 0

State School Board Issues Report Cards, Approves Request for Budget Increase

Report cards and budget requests were the hot button issues for today’s State Board of Education meeting. The Board released the latest round… 1

Oklahoma Voters Appear to Support Education Sales Tax, Liquor Modernization State Questions

According to new polling data, Oklahomans appear to be supportive of State Question 779, the penny sales tax for education, and State Question… 0

Janet Dunlop Named To OSDE Post

Dr. Janet Dunlop has been named deputy superintendent of assessment and accountability at the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE). In her cabinet-level… 0

Examining Where the Money Goes From State Question 779

KWTV News 9 takes a closer look at how the money breaks down if voters approve State Question 779, the penny sales tax… 0

State Regents Worried About Further Cuts to Colleges and Universities

The State Regents for Higher Education are worried about another cut to the state’s budget for universities and colleges. The Oklahoman’s Kathryn McNutt… 0

Increasing State Employee Health Care Costs Concern Lawmakers

State employee and teacher health insurance got a close examination by a joint House and Senate committee on Tuesday. The group of lawmakers… 0

School Districts Win Court Battle with Oklahoma Tax Commission over Funds

Eight school districts have won a battle in court over how the Oklahoma Tax Commission was distributing funds from motor vehicle tax collections…. 0

ME To Move To New Building Next Year

The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner’s office is getting a new home as part of its effort to regain accreditation. The Medical Examiner’s Board… 0

Gaps in Oklahoma’s Child Abuse Registry Examined

A Senate interim study revealed Oklahoma’s child abuse registry has gaps and loopholes which could put children at risk. Senator A.J. Griffin requested… 0

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