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Is a teachers strike imminent?

Is a teachers strike imminent? By: Jennifer Palmer Oklahoma Watch OKLAHOMA CITY – Budget cuts to education are mounting. And on Monday, the Oklahoma House of Representatives moved to reduce funding for state agencies for the current fiscal year. The state ...

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Senator proposes abuse prevention training (access required)

Senator proposes abuse prevention training By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – In the weeks after sexual abuse within schools made headlines, a state senator filed legislation that would require training on appropriate relationships between teachers and students. State ...

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Bill would reroute TSET funds (access required)

Bill would reroute TSET funds By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – A new bill would change how Oklahoma spends its tobacco settlement money, but unlike other proposals, it wouldn’t take money out of the endowment trust. Senate Bill 1149 would ...

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Tax bill could hurt grad students most (access required)

By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Congress could eliminate a policy that keeps graduate students from paying taxes on their waived tuition, and Oklahoma educators said the long-term costs to the state and country would be significantly more far-reaching ...

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