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January 2011

SDE Board Lowers NBCT Stipend

by Doug Folks on 28-Jan-11 12:25
The Oklahoma State Board of Education voted Thursday to pay equal stipends to all nationally certified educators, but at a rate less than the $5,000 set by state law.

Race To Nowhere Screenings

by Doug Folks on 26-Jan-11 14:34
The Oklahoma Education Association will host three free screenings of “Race To Nowhere,” an important documentary that looks at the pressure heaped on students and teachers by high-stakes tests. A panel discussion will be held in addition to the screenings set for Feb. 28 – one at Moore Norman Technology Center in Norman and two at Circle Cinema in Tulsa. Seating is limited, so pre-registration is required.

Career Change: Milken Award Winner Answers Her Calling to Teach

by on 25-Jan-11 09:13
It was the tragic homicide of her first husband that brought fifth grade math teacher Jennifer Evans Lowery to her true calling.

Putting Education First

by on 07-Jan-11 15:10
Have you seen OEA's new TV Commercials? The spots feature a new logo and new tag line.

SDE Approves $18 Million for TRS Credit

by on 06-Jan-11 08:49
The State Board of Education took a step for teachers recently when it voted 4-3 to approve sending $18 million to the Oklahoma Teachers’ Retirement System to cover half of the retirement offset.

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