Monday we learned why textbooks are so expensive and what we need politically to get Oklahoma’s education on track. Now hear from educators and experts on the new assessment system as we deconstruct the A-F grading controversy that broke out during the ...Read More »
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An ethics watchdog group filed a complaint asking for an investigation into Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s frequent flights to his home state of Oklahoma at taxpayer expense. The group American Oversight sent a letter ...
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By Jennifer Palmer Oklahoma Watch A pro-charter school group has filed a lawsuit in hopes of increasing charter schools’ share of state and local education funding. The state Board of Education plans to discuss the lawsuit at its regular meeting on ...
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By Richard Lardner Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is sending a package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia to President Donald Trump to sign after the bill received overwhelming support in Congress. Moscow has already responded, ordering a ...
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By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – As Oklahoma lawmakers lament nationalized education plans and push for local control, recent budget decisions are making those goals more difficult to achieve. Debates over textbook funding might conjure an image: a ...Read More »
By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – As members of Oklahoma’s national delegation move to decrease teen pregnancy prevention program funding, a state senator is pushing for the state to invest more in it. The U.S. House of Representatives ...Read More »
By Molly M. Fleming The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Construction activity could return this fall to the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum. Director and CEO James Pepper Henry said the museum will open in spring 2021. There’s a 36-month construction ...Read More »
By Josh Boak AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — After roughly three months of closed-door talks, the Trump administration and Republican congressional leaders appear to have made little concrete progress on a plan to overhaul the tax code and lower ...Read More »
By Adam Kealoha Causey and Ken Miller Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Owners of an Oklahoma hotel and other businesses engaged in a human trafficking scheme that lured workers from the Philippines promising good wages but instead paid them ...Read More »