Public Education
Oklahoma education board accredits Tulsa Public School with conditions

(The Center Square) – The Oklahoma State Board of Education agreed to accredit Tulsa Public Schools with deficiencies Wednesday and asked schools to examine policies dealing with pronoun use and… Read More

August 25, 2023
National library organization works to kill anti-porn legislation

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The American Library Association (ALA), the nation’s largest library organization, is encouraging grassroots members to kill legislation that would prohibit librarians from distributing sexually explicit… Read More

August 3, 2023
Christian Schools
Anti-religious groups file lawsuit against Oklahoma’s historic religious charter school

America’s first ever religious charter school is being taken to court by two liberal organizations in what Oklahoma’s top education official calls “religious persecution.” The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)… Read More

August 2, 2023
Republican governor signs executive order to define the words ‘woman’ and ‘female’

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt of Oklahoma signed an executive order Tuesday to define the words “woman,” “mother,” and “female,” according to a press release. The… Read More

August 2, 2023
Is Oklahoma AG Drummond’s ‘mayday’ over a Catholic charter school a politically motivated false alarm?

The legality of religious charter schools may be unsettled by the courts, but not for Oklahoma’s attorney general, who is peddling his opposition far and wide in what may be… Read More

July 13, 2023
Public Education
New Oklahoma laws take effect, marking significant change to public schools

More than 50 new Oklahoma state laws took effect July 1, including changes to public schools’ safety and security. Under Senate Bill 100, over 2,000 school… Read More

July 6, 2023
AG’s office: Oklahoma’s 110-year old abortion law still stands

(The Center Square) – Despite the Oklahoma Supreme Court’s ruling on Wednesday striking down two abortion laws, a 1910 law outlawing abortion still stands, according to the Oklahoma Attorney General… Read More

June 2, 2023
Oklahoma Sooners softball team boldly shares faith on way to record 48 straight wins 

The Oklahoma Sooners softball team got its 48th straight win in speculator fashion, but coaches and players are giving God the glory for the feat.  Facing off against the Clemson… Read More

June 2, 2023
Oklahoma enacts universal school choice

(The Center Square) – Gov. Kevin Stitt signed private and homeschool tax credits Thursday that was praised by some and called a “voucher scheme” by others. “School choice shouldn’t be… Read More

May 26, 2023
Oklahoma lawmakers pass teacher pay raises, school safety measures

(The Center Square) – Oklahoma teachers will see raises between $3,000 and $6,000, depending on experience, as part of an education package approved by lawmakers by lawmakers on Friday. The… Read More

May 22, 2023
Public Education
School choice chalking up more wins across country

(The Daily Signal) – The momentum for school choice is continuing to build nationwide. Eight states have enacted new education choice policies or have expanded existing ones so far this… Read More

May 17, 2023
Oklahoma lawmakers reach deal on school choice, teacher raises

(The Center Square) – A bill giving parents up to $7,500 in tax credits to send their children to the school of their choice is headed to Gov. Kevin Stitt’s… Read More

May 16, 2023
Stalemate continues over Oklahoma education bills

(The Center Square) – A bill providing school choice tax credits for parents sits in the House of Representatives, and that’s where it will stay until the Senate passes… Read More

May 4, 2023
Public Education
‘We’re not doing that here,’ Oklahoma schools superintendent says of DEI instruction

(Daily Signal) – Oklahoma is taking a lead on school choice programs and resisting far-left ideology in classrooms across the state. “It is amazing how aggressive the Biden administration is… Read More

May 2, 2023
Oklahoma lawmaker says Senate will not be bullied as it passes school choice bill

(The Center Square) – The Oklahoma Senate passed an amended school choice bill late Thursday as it continues its showdown with the House and Gov. Kevin Stitt. Read More

April 28, 2023
Oklahoma House approves governor’s school choice plan, teacher raises

Oklahoma passed two pieces of legislation Wednesday that together would create the state’s first education choice plan. HB 1935, a parental choice tax credit, passed the… Read More

April 27, 2023
Legislation, Public Education
Stitt proposes $800 million education bill

(The Center Square) – Gov. Kevin Stitt offered what he called a “compromise” Friday to two education bills that have the House and Senate at odds. The governor’s $800 million… Read More

April 24, 2023
Oklahoma Gov. Stitt says he wants to ‘unlock more private schools’ for religious families

(Daily Caller) – Republican Governor Kevin Stitt of Oklahoma told the Daily Caller News Foundation Monday that he wants parents to have the option to send their children to religious… Read More

April 19, 2023
Oklahoma governor promotes schools choice, calls for no income cap

(Daily Caller) – Republican Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt touted school choice legislation on Monday as the state legislature continues to debate its individual education plans. In the 2023 legislative session,… Read More

April 18, 2023
Legislation, Public Education
Bill would create new Oklahoma Charter School Board

(The Center Square) – The authority to sponsor statewide virtual charter schools in Oklahoma would be in the hands of a new nine-member board under a bill that advanced… Read More

April 12, 2023