August, 2014

No Deal: No Child Left Behind

Federal officials said today that Oklahoma’s No Child Left Behind Act is flawed:

Pruitt To Appeal Scholarship Program Ruling

Attorney General Scott Pruitt said Thursday he would appeal a ruling that invalidated a portion of the Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarship program, which… 2

Tom Spencer Takes Retirement System Post

DeWayne McAnally, chairman of the board of the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), announced that Executive Director Tom Spencer is leaving OPERS… 0

Educational Choice Champions Prevail

Candidates who have championed educational choice were winners in Tuesday’s elections:

Haralson Defeats Mike Reynolds

Rep Mike Reynolds was defeated in his bid to win a Cleveland County Commission seat. Harold Haralson defeated Reynolds in their race for… 0

Russell Wins 5th District Runoff

Steve Russell defeated Patrice Douglas in the race for the Republican nomination for Congress in the 5th District. Russell won 59-41 percent.  

Cox Has Commanding Lead Over Deskin

John Cox has a commanding lead over Freda Deskin in the race for the Democratic nomination for schools superintendent. With returns just starting… 0

Johnson Topping Rogers

Connie Johnson has a huge lead over Jim Rogers for the Democratic nomination for the U. S. Senate. Johnson is closing in on… 0

Russell Won Absentee, Early Voting Ballots

Early voting results have Steve Russell with a 13 percent lead over opponent Patrice Douglas, the lead fueled n part by Russell’s strong… 0

Russell Takes Early Lead

Steve Russell has an early lead in the 5th District Republican runoff with Patrice Douglas. Just s small number of votes are in… 0

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