‘Education’ Category

State Questions Could Make for Long Ballot in November

The number of State Questions isn’t set, but it appears voters will get to make quite a few decisions in November. The Tulsa… 0

Tulsa School Administrators Get Big Raises

Tulsa school administrators have been given huge pay raises. http://m.tulsaworld.com/news/education/tps-doles-out-in-pay-raises-for-administrators-amid-budget/article_50d02361-9ad1-5b4a-9248-b075c8c88c61.html?mode=jqm

Battle Over Penny Tax for Education Heats Up

By Jason Doyle Oden A flurry of court filings this week over the quest to ask voters to decide the fate of a… 2

State Land Office Sends Record Funding to Schools in 2016

The Commissioners of the Land Office delivered some needed good financial news to public education in Oklahoma, the largest distribution to public schools… 0

Teacher Evaluation Reforms Take Effect July 1

Among the laws taking effect on July 1 are the reforms to the Teacher Leader Effectiveness Evaluation System (TLE). House Bill 2957 unties… 0

OCPA Impact Files Legal Challenge to One Cent Sales Tax for Education Initiative

By Jason Doyle Oden OCPA Impact submitted a new challenge to the initiative asking voters for a one percent sales tax to help… 2

Cole Congratulates Six Students Heading to Military Academies

Congressman Tom Cole announced six students nominated by his office will attend military academies this fall. “Each year we have an exceptional class,… 0

Survey Says Voters Prefer Teacher Pay Raise Funded By Efficiency

OCPA Impact New public opinion data suggests a substantial number of Oklahoma voters prefer to see a teacher pay raise funded with cost… 2

Thomsen Proposed College Closure List to Change Higher Ed Cut Discussion

In the closing days of the Legislative session, Rep. Todd Thomsen felt like he needed to make a desperate move to stop the… 1

OETA Programming Could Change Due to Budget Cuts

The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) has reached a deal to keep programming like Sesame Street and Antiques Roadshow, but locally focused programming… 6

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