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Study says charter schools can deliver more bang for the buck

by Mike Brake Top charter schools can deliver more learning per dollar spent, on average, than regular public schools, according to a new study by a former Oklahoma Secretary of Education. Dr. Robert Sommers, of CF Educational Solutions LLC, studied spending and performance for traditional public schools and public charter schools for fiscal years 2014, […]

Capitol Report for May 7: Oklahoma’s Charter Schools, and a conservative’s lament

In this week’s Capitol Report on News9, the CBS News affiliate in Oklahoma City, Patrick B. McGuigan applauded Oklahoma’s charter schools, pointing to the bipartisan efforts of the late John Bryant, a Republican, and of Sandy Garrett, a Democrat. ‘ Their work established such schools for Oklahoma in 1999. He praised educators Janet Grigg and […]

OKC school improvement discussion planned for May 9 at Edgemere Elementary

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Monday, May 9, concerned parents and other citizens will gather to hear a panel discussion on “Options for Improving Public Schools.” It will be followed by a Q&A session. Co-sponsored by the Edgemere PTA and VOICE (Voices Organized in Civic Engagement), the event will be held from 6 – 7:30 […]

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