Thousands of school board members and superintendents from around the state came together Friday to talk education at the Oklahoma State School Boards Association conference. One of the big topics this year was teacher raises.
A Florida judge supported parents who fought for alternatives to the mandatory state reading test. Some districts permitted alternatives, others insisted that children would be retained in third grade if they didn’t take and pass the third grade … [Continue reading]
We're in the same camp as laid-off-due-to-budget-cuts former teacher Mickey Dollens: Fallin and other politicians have been promising pay raises to teachers for years, at least since HB 1017 in 1990, but have failed to follow through when it comes … [Continue reading]
The Oklahoman Editorial Board should know all about mudslinging. It's one of their favorite activities. It has been our experience that when people in power are challenged for that power, they start to squawk like little chickens. Check out the … [Continue reading]
Politicians who are friendly to education seem to be fairly scarce these days, particularly at the national level. Looks like Hillary Clinton found one though. A word to the wise: If you arent' registered to vote. GET IT DONE. If you know a teacher … [Continue reading]