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The School Choice Expo returns to Oklahoma on Wednesday (January 25) with a wide range of events at the Oklahoma Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City. For the seventh year, organizing groups ChoiceMatters and Every Kid Counts Oklahoma (EKCO) will highlight family school choice options…

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Oklahoma families across the state could use taxpayer funds to pay for private-school tuition under legislation filed in the state Senate. The bills, if passed, would provide the largest expansion of school-choice opportunity in state history. “It’s time to empower Oklahoma parents to be abl…

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Amite Louisiana via Newswire.com -- Tangipahoa Parish School System and NOLA Education proudly hosted community members as well as local and state dignitaries, with special guests Governor John Bel Edwards at a ribbon-cutting event held at Amite Westside Middle Magnet School. The event was h…

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Midwest City, Oklahoma -- Intelligent.com, described in a press release as “a trusted resource for program rankings and higher education planning,” included Rose State College in its recent listing of the Best Community Colleges in Oklahoma. The research identifies top schools in the state b…

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New faces will fill the majority of seats on the State Board of Education at its next meeting. Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt has announced new appointees for four seats along with two holdovers from his first term. The changes are not unexpected because board members often choose to step asi…

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Like many parents, Sheerean Aryan faced significant challenges getting her children a quality education once the Tulsa Public Schools district embarked on a long-term shutdown in response to COVID. As a single working parent, it was not feasible to leave her two boys at home for online schoo…

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Oklahoma City – Parents and caregivers can give their child the gift of learning at no financial cost this year thanks to federal dollars from the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund – through the facilitating efforts of the education nonprofit Waterford.org.

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In a floor speech, U.S. Sen. James Lankford said the Biden administration is working “to try to crush public charter schools,” noting a Biden administration proposal would effectively bar funding for the top-ranked school in Oklahoma in order to prop up a surrounding school district that ran…

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This holiday season, Rose State College in Midwest City is accepting donations of professional clothing for its Raider Rack. The Raider Rack benefits Rose State College students and members of the community in need. This semester, Rose State has helped more than 75 individuals receive over 4…

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Oklahoma City University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program recently received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education. The accreditation process has been a work in progress since 2017, when OCU hired Dr. Maria Jones as the founding program director.…

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In April 1867, Harper’s Magazine printed a recollection of Congressman Davy Crockett on the campaign trail. I and others have investigated the story’s veracity, with inconclusive results. Yet the moral of the tale is surely true, and one I’ve thought of after helping with and writing about F…

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The opening of Oklahoma City University’s "Holiday Spectacular" was stellar, from start to finish. The Star Dance Company's presentation from Director Tiffany van der Merwe was glorious. The instructors working under Interim Dean Melanie Shelley are literally "kickin' it" of late. At the kic…

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Rose State College (RSC) is hosting its annual Light the Night event to kick off the holiday season. This annual free, family-friendly event is open to the public.The event will feature letters to Santa, Do-It-Yourself ornament making, caroling, hot cocoa and cookies and more.The first 200 i…

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Dr. Nyla Ali Khan continues her life’s journey here in Oklahoma. In a busy and fulfilling phase of her career, she has a brand new book, continuing work teaching at Oklahoma City Community College, completion of a year-long drive to sustain and strengthen her late husband’s medical clinic, a…

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City University Esports has hired Connor Knudsen, touted as “a leader in the esports and marketing community,” as its new esports head coach and coordinator. OCU Esports is the rapidly growing competitive gaming program for OCU. “We are excited to have Coach Knudsen …

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Candidate filing for the Metro Technology Centers Board of Education District Six seat will be held between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday, December 5, through Wednesday, December 7, at the Oklahoma County Election Board, 4201 N. Lincoln Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73105. The seat will be…

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Midwest City, Oklahoma -– Rose State College is offering a new micro-credential program for Small Unmanned Aerial System (sUAS) drone mapping. The sUAS mapping micro-credential combines an introductory course with two stackable certificates that provide skills-focused professional developmen…

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The issue of school choice, including programs that allow parents to use taxpayer dollars at private schools — was on the ballot in Oklahoma this year. And school-choice supporters won in dramatic fashion. “The message was sent loud and clear: In Oklahoma, we’re going to do more than any oth…

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I love those old Schoolhouse Rock cartoons that teach American civics. Would it not be splendid if the Constitution actually could stand up and speak? The Constitution could defend itself! Breaking free of the National Archives, it could run down Constitution Avenue, charge into Congress, an…

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Oklahoma City -– State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister on Wednesday (November 2) announced the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) has launched a new online portal for schools and students, families and school communities that provides a quick, convenient method…

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The ideological groupthink and pressure tactics that prevail at many state-funded universities, including the University of Oklahoma, ultimately undermine the purpose of education and highlight the need for reform, according to a professor who has examined the problem.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — In 2019, the Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation facilitated a partnership with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Devon Energy and 18 other local organizations to provide all 33 Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) elementary schools with innovative science, technology, eng…

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The annual Lowak Sho'li Humanities Forum is set to begin at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, November 3 at the Chickasaw Business Center, 830 E. Main Street, Ada, Oklahoma.The theme for this year’s forum is “First Americans in Language Revitalization.”  “The Lowak Sho'li Humanities Forum is a panel disc…

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When State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister entered office, Oklahoma’s fourth-grade reading scores were improving at one of the fastest rates in the nation.But new data from the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) show a complete reversal has occurred during H…

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The most recent statewide polling from Amber Integrated, an Oklahoma City firm, finds a "dead heat" in the race for governor, but a strong surge for Ryan Walters, the Republican candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction. While incumbent Republican Governor Kevin Stitt is in a statis…

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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister on Wednesday, October 12, revealed the 12 finalists for Oklahoma’s next Teacher of the Year.

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Oklahoma City University School of Law is pleased to welcome Joseph Postell, associate professor of politics at Hillsdale College, as the 2022 Brennan Lecture Series lecturer. Professor Postell will give his lecture on “State Legislatures and the Prospects for Self-Government” Thursday, Oct.…

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Oklahoma is enacting a new program to expand access to daycare services in “child care deserts.” This program to empower parents to get help from non-government service providers in the task of raising their children of ages three and under is being lavished with positive attention by people…

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Oklahoma City – Dolese Bros. Co. held its 2022 Rock the Block on Saturday, October 1, at its new Support Services Center. “Rock the Block” is a construction industry “Touch-A-Truck” community event that features a variety of construction equipment and trucks for children of all ages to explo…

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The Center for Education Reform (CER) is touting school choice support coming from a rising star among Democrats.In a recent press release, sent to The Oklahoma City Sentinel, CER focused on "an unprecedented move for a Democratic candidate for Governor in Pennsylvania," after Josh Shapiro s…

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Oklahoma City University’s Opera and Music Theater Company opens its 71st season September 30-October 2 with “Bright Star,” the Tony-nominated Americana bluegrass musical by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. Inspired by a true story, “Bright Star” explores a dark secret, family ties, love, for…

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Here is The Associated Press' Oklahoma high school football poll with first place votes in parentheses, records, points and ranking in last week's poll, records through September 19. Points for classes A through 5A based on 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 scoring. Points for 6A (Division I & II), c…