And now for something completely different … (access required)

Think of this as a pre-weekend break from politics, government agencies, statutes, interim studies, budget cuts, other issues at the State Capitol—and the !@#$%&!!!! heat… A few days ago I learned about one of the neatest ideas I’ve come across in ...

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Career Tech FY 12 supplemental proposal draws Barresi’s opposition (access required)

The FY 2012 budget for Oklahoma’s career and technology education system would get a $6.3 million supplemental appropriation under a tentative proposal presented to the Board of Career and Technology Education Thursday. Chief Financial Officer Jim Aulgur stressed that the ...

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TIG program a quick way to train workers, meet industry shortages, panel told (access required)

One of the many successes of Oklahoma’s career tech system is the Training for Industry Growth program, or TIG, and its resources could be used to meet a current critical need for truck drivers, particularly in the energy industry, the ...

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