Dozens of frustrated Oklahoma educators have put down their gradebooks and filed for seats in the Senate and House today, including Oklahoma’s Teacher of the Year.
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The Oklahoman’s Rick Green interviewed Shawn Sheehan, Oklahoma’s teacher of the year, about why he plans to run for office.
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One teacher is from Booker T. Washington, another from Edison, and both believe they can do more for education at the state capitol.
Frustrated Teachers File For Oklahoma Political Seats
Nearly three dozen Oklahoma educators who say they’re frustrated by some Republican-backed changes to public education are among those filing for seats in the state House and Senate during the first of a three-day filing period in Oklahoma City.
Candidates for all 101 seats in the Oklahoma House and 25 posts in the 48-member state Senate began filing Wednesday at the state Capitol.
The candidate turnout this year is so incredible, newspapers from across the country covered the story.
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More than 250 candidates for various Oklahoma state and federal offices have filed candidacy papers indicating their plans to run for office in November.
Frustrated Oklahoma educators among those seeking office
Nearly three dozen Oklahoma educators who say they’re growing increasingly frustrated by reduced funding and some Republican-backed changes to public education are among those filing for seats Wednesday in the state House and Senate during the first of a three-day filing period in Oklahoma City.