www.togetherok.org By Sabine Brown     Two weeks ago teachers, state employees, and supporters decided that they had had enough. Enough of overcrowded classrooms and the exodus of teachers to neighboring states. Enough of state employees who are overworked and under-paid. Enough of cuts...
By Eagle Newswire   Oklahoma State Representative Regina Goodwin seeks Re-Election to House District 73 -Tulsa. The 2018 filing period is April 11- April 13.  Rep. Goodwin, a Democrat, first won the seat in a July 2015 special election. She won...
www.readfrontier.org By BRIANNA BAILEY|     On Tuesday, high school social studies teacher John Waldron joined in the last stretch of a 110-mile march of teachers from Tulsa to the state Capitol. On Wednesday he’ll join another march—to the election board. “If they miss the...
www.newsok.com By Dale Denwalt     Gov. Mary Fallin has signed the repeal of a hotel/motel tax, rejecting one of the demands made by teachers who have spent more than a week marching on the Oklahoma Capitol. Teachers asked the governor to veto the bill,...
www.time.com     Oklahoma’s two largest school districts say they are cancelling classes for the seventh consecutive day as a walkout by teachers demanding more funding for public education continues. Oklahoma City Public Schools, the state’s largest school district, and Tulsa Public Schools...
www.koco.com By Bret Buganski      House members plan on moving on bills that could potentially end the statewide teacher walkout at the Oklahoma Capitol, a lawmaker told KOCO 5. Rep. Jon Echols, R-Oklahoma City, said House leadership plans to vote on bills Wednesday in...
www.okpolicy.org     This page compiles resources to help you understand the context for Oklahoma’s teacher walkout, how state finances ended up in this crisis, and what solutions lawmakers can use to resolve the crisis. Infographics Download the education cuts fact sheet. Download the state...
www.newsok.com By  Ben Felder     Good Monday morning. Today could become one of the most consequential days in Oklahoma public school history as tens of thousands of educators are expected to rally at the state Capitol, shutting down schools across the state. How long the...
www.oudaily.com By Jadyn Watson-Fisher     Professor Emeritus George Henderson voiced his concerns about the Board of Regents' appointment of James Gallogly as OU's next president. "How much money do you have to have to buy a university?" said Henderson, who believes money was a primary...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     The Oklahoma Black Business Expo is teaming up with four-time Emmy Award- winning show “Shark Tank ” to reignite the fire of inclusive economics and give business owners a chance to be featured on the show. Casting...