State leaders see low education assessment scores as a starting point for the state to close the achievement gap.
Rising student enrollment in south Oklahoma City creates an opening for charter school expansion.
Rep. Mike Rogers insists that reports of education cuts in Oklahoma are ‘fake news’ and the state has, in fact, increased per-pupil funding.
A bill banning anyone under age 18 from using tanning beds in the state passed the House and Senate and might be signed by Gov. Mary Fallin.
More Oklahoma school districts are switching to four-day school weeks, but proposed changes at the statehouse could curb their plans.
KIPP OKC South Community Prep opens for the 2017-18 school year and will add one grade level per year.
Community support and parental involvement in these districts add to students’ ability to succeed.
The proposed system gets rid of A-F Report Card requirements and considers success indicators like college readiness.
Each state will approve Every Student Succeeds Act requirements and send them to the United States Department of Education.
State leaders and local groups plan to continue to fight for teacher raises in Oklahoma.