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Oklahoma teacher selected for 2016 Excellence In Teaching About Agriculture Award

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization (NAITCO), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Farm Credit has announced that Oklahoman Lisa Storm has been selected as one of the winners of the National Excellence in Teaching about Agriculture Award for 2016. Storm is among seven general education teachers from […]

Oklahoma State Board of Education approves changes to teacher evaluation system

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Board of Education on Thursday (December 17) approved four quantitative options that will give public school districts additional tools to measure student growth when evaluating teacher performance. The first of the measures, which would factor into the quantitative evaluation teachers receive on Teacher Leader Effectiveness (TLE) performance […]

State Education Department forms task force in response to fraud in Swink, Oklahoma

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – In the wake of alleged misappropriation of funds at Swink Public Schools, the Oklahoma State Board of Education has established a task force to create an action plan for the school district in southeastern Oklahoma. Board members and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister expressed concerns that a Broken […]

Oklahoma Superintendent Joy Hofmeister announces all High School Juniors can take ACT

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY — Flanked by representatives of K-12 education, higher education, CareerTech, and business and industry at a news conference, state Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister on Wednesday (August 19)  announced a pilot program giving Oklahoma’s 11th-grade students this school year an opportunity to take the ACT exam. Hofmeister said the Oklahoma […]

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