State Schools Still Without Teachers Despite RaiseIn hundreds of classrooms around the state, students are sitting by themselves because their schools are short on teachers. In recent years the number of vacancies has increased steadily along with the number of emergency certified teachers required for districts. Schools have also taken drastic measures such as shortening the school week and combining classes or grades which has caused class sizes to swell. But vacancies remain in the hundreds. According to a newly release st...
Letter Details Plan To Improve Oklahoma Election Security
As concerns about election security persist less than four months from the primary elections, the secretary of Oklahoma’s Election Board released a letter to the federal government detailing how the state will spend millions of dollars to improve election security.
Gov.: New Medical Marijuana Rules Were Problematic Before Approval
As both Gov. Mary Fallin and Attorney General Mike Hunter call on the State Board of Health to revise two controversial medical marijuana rules, questions are being raised about how those rules were able to garner Fallin’s signature in the first place.
Oklahoma Accepts Federal Election Money, Forgoes Security Scan
With the primary run-offs four weeks away and midterm elections just four months away, Oklahoma election officials have accepted millions of dollars in federal election money but forewent a security scan despite being targeted by Russia during the 2016 election season.