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About 25,000 Rally In Oklahoma For More School Funding
By Reuters, Reuters
U.S. government data has shown that Oklahoma ranks among the bottom five states in spending per pupil over the past several
Sequestration Cuts Lead To Bigger Classes, Shuttered Arts Programs In Schools
Rocky Mountain Public School has already lost some of those functions. The school in the past counted on impact aid to help
DeAnn Cooks Sues Twitter, Tulsa Public Schools Over Half-Naked Photo Of Daughter Posted Online
Cooks seeks $75,000 in damages from TPS, Twitter and the families of the girls who allegedly took the photos. The two students
Oklahoma School Cheating Scandal Brings Audit Of Student Transcripts, Most Not Ready To Graduate
An audit of the embattled Douglass Mid-High School reveals that 81 percent of the school's seniors may not graduate on time
Lamont Lowe, Oklahoma Teacher, Apologizes For Explosive, Hateful Post-Election Facebook Rant
An Oklahoma City high school science teacher and girls' volleyball coach is apologizing for an explosive, hate-filled rant
'Sapulpa Public Shcools' Spelling Error Not Representative Of Oklahoma District's Education Quality, Officials Say
What's worse, the misspelled signage went unnoticed for days after a third party contractor was hired to install the letters
Dalton Fleenor, Oklahoma High School Student, Could Face Suspension For Off-Campus Actions
"I find it unfair to punish someone for something they did out of school," Fleenor told KWTV. An Oklahoma high school junior
David Slane, Attorney For Ex-Teacher Accused Of Rape, Challenges Oklahoma Age Of Consent Law For School Employees
Slane says he is prepared to take the fight to the Oklahoma Supreme Court if necessary, according to KWTV. Nash’s case is
Education Funding Drops In More Than Half Of States
The report also notes that districts are pressured to transfer funds to areas beyond traditional public education -- to systems
Cooper Barton, Oklahoma Student, Broke Dress Code By Wearing University Of Michigan Shirt
"As when any policy is questioned, OKCPS administration will review the policy to determine if changes need to be made," district
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Valedictorian Denied Diploma For Using 'Hell' In Graduation Speech
Perks For Some Union Public Schools Administrators Include Acura SUVs
These vehicles are included in the top district administrators’ benefit packages on the condition that they will be “on the
Closing the Achievement Gap for Native Students
CEO, The Education Trust
While achievement has gone up for other groups of students, we are not making the same kind of progress for our American Indian and Alaska Native students.
William E. White
Historian, educator, and writer, passionate about American his...
I am fed up with teacher-bashing. It seems everyone is willing to belittle teachers. But these same critics are not willing to step forward and do the job themselves.
The Damage Done by Special Education Disparities
Retired teacher and historian
Before choice, I would not have understood what it was like to teach a class where eight to ten kids had been traumatized so badly that their cognitive functions had been altered. After a decade of choice, that became my new normal.
Casey Cooke's Death Prompts University Of Oklahoma To Reexamine Fire Escapes
"Casey was a very motivated child," Cooke’s family said in a statement released June 4. "Her academic excellence and pursuit
Oklahoma Middle Student Seriously Injured In School Bullying, Undergoes Surgery (GRAPHIC VIDEO)
After the victim was hospitalized and underwent surgery, his mother expressed her anger over social media but would not return
Evolution Meets Education (Again)
Retired lawyer and columnist for Huffington Post and other we...
Oklahoma and Tennessee's legislators' most recent attacks on evolution started in each state's legislative session in 2011 and were carried forward into this year's sessions.
It's All About Creativity
John M. Eger
Zahn Professor of Creativity and Innovation is also the Van De...
Many people don't take the term "arts" seriously. It's soft, not muscular. But we now know a lot more about learning and know that "arts integration" works.
Oklahoma High School Student Suspended For Photographing Teacher Napping (VIDEO)
Leaver noted that school officials are looking into the teacher's nap, but would not comment further. A 9th-grade student
Oklahoma Exam Cheating Leads To Resignations, Retesting
Investigators at the time implicated 178 Atlanta educators involved in test tampering, including erasing students' incorrect
The Costs and the Lost Benefits of Graduation Exams
Retired teacher and historian
Most educators already know that we should be teaching analysis, synthesis, and problem-solving, so perhaps our experiment with graduation exams will prompt us to follow the path we always knew we should be taking.
Standardized Testing Future Could Harness Power Of Computers
With one set of academic standards now serving as the educational guideposts in nearly every state, questions are hovering
Kimberly Crain, Oklahoma Teacher, Resigns After Allegations Of Filming Students In Lingerie (VIDEO)
The affidavit mentions further suspicious activity, KFOR reports. After being with the school district for nearly six years
The Global Search for Education: More on Arts
C. M. Rubin
Blogger and Author, "The Real Alice in Wonderland"
What do we mean when we say that beyond skills and knowledge, an arts education better prepares students for the 21st century?
Chad Kerksick, Oklahoma Professor, Accused Of Performing Medical Experiments On Students
A graduate student, who asked the station to remain anonymous, provided videos which revealed the experiments ... and their
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