Two measures that would essentially exempt public schools from most state regulations passed out of the House Common Education Committee on Tuesday.
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February 26th, 2013 · No Comments · House
January 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Executive Branch, House, Senate
Although funding has been fairly flat since FY 2010, the agency’s rising productivity rates show that the Department of Human Services is doing more with less, but it has some critical needs to address, Director Ed Lake told lawmakers Tuesday.
November 21st, 2012 · No Comments · Courts, Executive Branch, House
By a vote of 7-2, the Oklahoma Supreme Court held Tuesday that two school districts lacked standing to challenge the Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarship program, which uses state education funding for scholarships enabling students with disabilities to attend private schools.
">Merging ALJs into independent body will reduce appearance of bias, conflict of interest, panel told
September 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Courts, House
Most administrative law judges are employed by the agencies for which they hold hearings, a situation that lawmakers, former and current ALJs said Thursday gives the appearance of a conflict of interest—or in some instances actual bias. “There’s a built-in conflict of interest,” said Rep. Jason Nelson, R-Oklahoma City. “I’ve seen it in action.” Nelson, [...]