‘Education’ Category

Budget Deal Surfaces

As the countdown to the end of the regular legislative session moves from days to hours, a budget for the next fiscal year… 0

Murphey: The Tax Increase Onslaught Continues

By Rep. Jason Murphey Last Monday, legislative leaders positioned Oklahoma to join one other state and several left-leaning cities (including Chicago and Pasadena)… 0

Teacher Pay Raise, Cigarette Tax Proposals Still Alive in Committee

Two bills to give teachers a raise and a bill to reapportion cigarette taxes should an increase be passed were given committee approval… 0

Richardson Releases State Budget Plan

Republican gubernatorial candidate Gary Richardson is pitching a state budget plan of this own, called the Kitchen Table Plan. He says the plan… 2

Hickman Newest State Regent for Higher Education

Governor Fallin Monday announced she has appointed former House Speaker Jeff Hickman to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. Hickman, of Fairview,… 0

Lankford Joins Effort for Accurate Count of Benefit Eligible Native American Students

The last official count for Native American students eligible for the Johnson O’Malley (JOM) program, a program that provides cultural and academic assistance… 0

Teacher Pay Raise Bill Doesn’t Make the Cut

A House bill containing a teacher pay raise plan didn’t make the cut on Thursday. The Oklahoman’s Dale Denwalt writes the Senate did… 0

Fallin: Computer Science, Coding Skills in High Demand by Businesses across Our State

By Governor Mary Fallin April is science and technology month in Oklahoma. What a great time to highlight the emerging computer science scene… 0

Hofmeister Commends Legislature for Passing New School Accountability Standards

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister commended lawmakers Thursday for passing a new A-F school accountability system in the form of House… 1

Video: Speaker McCall Believes Budget on Track

Wrapping up the week, House Speaker Charles McCall speaks about losing a fellow member, budget issues, and what’s next for the House members…. 0

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