Tag: education

Walters calls for two-gender rule for public school students
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Walters calls for two-gender rule for public school students

The Vista- October 30, 2023

Madison Simon Contributing Writer Ryan Walters stated that Oklahoma schools need more "discipline" but did not provide specifics, saying that those would come later. (ETHAN ... Read More

Walters proposes going ‘Back to Basics’ for math and reading 
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Walters proposes going ‘Back to Basics’ for math and reading 

Natalie Bailey- October 29, 2023

Natalie Bailey  Contributing Writer (AP/SUE OGROCKI) Oklahoma State Superintendent for Public Instruction Ryan Walters unveiled a new “Back to Basics” plan after visiting the panhandle ... Read More

Edmond Public Schools rejects PragerU content for 2023-24
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Edmond Public Schools rejects PragerU content for 2023-24

Natalie Bailey- September 18, 2023

PragerU has been rejected this school year. (Provided) Edmond Public Schools released a statement following the Oklahoma State Department of Education’s announcement of a partnership ... Read More

First Amendment-based wrongful termination sued filed against OSDE
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First Amendment-based wrongful termination sued filed against OSDE

The Vista- September 14, 2023

Natalie Bailey  Contributing Writer Ryan Walters is the State Superintendent of Education for the Oklahoma State Department of Education. (Provided/AP) A former Oklahoma State Department ... Read More

Ryan Walters releases anti-teacher-union video
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Ryan Walters releases anti-teacher-union video

The Vista- May 29, 2023

By Jake Ramsey, Reporter Ryan Walters, State Superintendent, vows against teachers unions. (The Vista/Ethan Brown) During a Thursday meeting of the state Board of Education, ... Read More

Norman High School teacher leaves over HB1775
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Norman High School teacher leaves over HB1775

Matilda Harvey- August 31, 2022

A Norman High School (NHS) teacher resigned on Aug. 22 following a complaint related to Oklahoma House Bill 1775. Summer Boismier began her second year ... Read More

Oklahoma’s public schools pivoting for start of academic year
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Oklahoma’s public schools pivoting for start of academic year

JaNae Williams- July 23, 2020

In a Thursday board meeting, Edmond Public Schools became the latest Oklahoma district to alter its reopening plan for the 2020-2021 school year. With the ... Read More