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Fallin's State of the State Barely Scratches Education Surface

While Gov. Fallin touched on education as a priority in her State of the State address, she didn't go far enough. Teachers are long overdue for a pay raise and our state's testing culture of label and punish is unacceptable. continue reading...

02-Feb-15 15:16

OEA Applauds Legislators' Efforts to Permanently Correct RSA

The Oklahoma Education Association commends Sen. Ron Sharp and Reps. Jon Echols and Katie Henke for introducing bills this session that would make permanent last year’s changes to the Reading Sufficiency Act (RSA) continue reading...

22-Jan-15 14:15

Hofmeister Inauguration Brings Hope to Teachers, ESPs

OEA believes the inauguration of Joy Hofmeister as State Superintendent is a reason to be hopeful for public education. continue reading...

12-Jan-15 14:08

OEA Disappointed by Expected Cuts to State Revenue

Pres. Hampton expresses the association's concern that the average citizen will see little or no money in their pocket from a 2016 tax cut while public schools remain terribly underfunded. continue reading...

18-Dec-14 14:51

State Education Leaders Meet to Address High Stakes Testing Problems

OEA convened a large cross-section of the public education community to address concerns we are over-testing K-12 students. The group, which included teachers, administrators, parents, tribal leaders, community members and a legislator, looked at testing as it relates to the Reading Sufficiency Act, students with disabilities and state and federal requirements. continue reading...

05-Dec-14 09:54

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