‘Education’ Category

Board of Education Cuts Budget Due to Revenue Failure

The State Board of Education made cuts Thursday to the current fiscal year budget in response to the declared revenue failure earlier this… 1

Video: House Members Hopeful Senate Will Pass School Food Donation Bill

House members hope the Senate will support House Bill 1875 to save left over food at schools so it can go to hungry… 0

Equalization Board Confirms Major Drop in Appropriations, Revenue Failure

By Jason Doyle Oden The Board of Equalization hit state government and lawmakers with a double whammy in the form of a revenue… 0

Standridge’s Education Voucher Bill Survives Senate Ed Committee

Senator Rob Standridge’s Senate Bill 560 made it past the Senate Education Committee on Monday. The Tulsa World’s Barbara Hoberock writes the bill… 0

Education Lottery Reform Moves Past House A&B Committee

Rep. Leslie Osborn and Senator Kim David are spearheading an effort to reform the state’s education lottery to help funnel more money into… 0

Video: House A&B Committee Approves Teacher Raise Plan

The House Appropriations and Budget Committee approved the House version of a teacher pay raise on Monday. The plan in House Bill 1114… 0

Support for Drug-Free School Zone Bill Seen from Superintendents

House Bill 1482, which amends State Question 780 passed by voters in November, is gaining support from superintendents. The legislation would declare a… 0

Court Date Set for Hofmeister, Others

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister has a date in August for a preliminary hearing on charges that she broke campaign fundraising… 0

Six Teacher Pay Raise Bills Head to Senate Appropriations Committee

Six teacher raise bills will be heard by the Senate Appropriations Committee after passing through a subcommittee on Wednesday. The Oklahoman’s Dale Denwalt… 0

Sharp’s Out-of-School Suspension for Violent Students Bill Passes Senate Committee

Senator Ron Sharp’s bill to lower the grade level from sixth to third grade at which students who are violent toward others can… 0

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