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Posted Feb 3, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Gov. Mary Fallin in her State of the State address on Monday proposed a $3,000 raise in salary for teachers, totalling $178 million to help try to alleviate a pay discrepancy with nearby states."We applaud Gov. Fallin for recognizing the need to pay Oklahoma teachers competitively as soon as possible," State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister said. "The proposed salary increase is an important step in aligning our educators’ pay...

Posted Jan 21, 2016 at 8:00 AM

The Ardmore City School Board on Tuesday night got its first look at the dire cuts the district faces due to the state’s revenue shortfall and the subsequent across-the-board budget cuts."We’re looking at a...

Posted Jan 19, 2016 at 8:00 AM

ALVA — As slumping energy prices force companies to downsize their workforce, the demand for educational services among displaced workers is quickly rising.Recognizing this fact, Northwestern Oklahoma State University is...

Posted Jan 17, 2016 at 8:00 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY — High school juniors and seniors from around the state journeyed to the capitol Thursday, bringing with them different perspectives on current problems in education. State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister welcomed...

Posted Jan 12, 2016 at 8:00 AM

There is a lot of change happening inside Oklahoma schools today, with the recent changes in testing, the adaptation of technology and the battle to recruit and keep qualified teachers to name a few. With so much change effecting...

Posted Jan 5, 2016 at 8:00 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY — Legislation proposed by Rep. Brian Renegar could have a welcome impact for area officials during storms, if approved. Renegar (D-McAlester) has proposed any motorist driving around traffic-controlled...

Posted Nov 26, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Scott Black doesn’t live in Courtney Flats anymore. He now lives in California. But his parents still live in the Love County community, and he’s back home this week celebrating the holiday and hoping to raise awareness and...

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