The State Board of Education called for Tulsa Public Schools to identify low-performing school sites to close at Thursday’s State Board of Education meeting.
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State Superintendent Ryan Walters is proposing new administrative rules that would tie academic outcomes to school districts’ accreditation status.
Sandra Day O'Connor was called "the most powerful woman in America" during her quarter of a century as a Supreme Court justice.
At least 117 people in 34 states have gotten sick from salmonella infections. U.S. health officials believe two brands of cantaloupe — and dozens of fruit cups and medleys — may have been the cause.
Oklahoma fundraising campaign hopes to wipe out over $76,000 in school lunch debt, including in StillwaterThat total would cover overdue cafeteria bills from seven school districts across the state. The largest of them, Stillwater Public Schools, reported $37,003 in student lunch debt from the previous school year.
Twenty-four executions have been carried out in 2023 — five more than last year, the Death Penalty Information Center says. Meanwhile, 50% of Americans say the death penalty is applied unfairly.
State to offer tax credits of $5,000 to $7,500 to help with private school costs.
Oklahoma is one of only six states that does not protect tenants from landlord retaliation.
The new Killers of the Flower Moon film is sparking conversations about Oklahoma’s difficult history. But that is complicated by a state law limiting school lessons that make students feel uncomfortable about their race or sex.
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One common decongestant, phenylephrine, was found ineffective this fall. Doctors are skeptical about the rest of the over-the-counter cold cures lineup.
A national push to criminalize homelessness is impacting the state as cities and lawmakers introduce policies aimed at regulating encampments and other support for unhoused Oklahomans, legal experts say.
As some states move to put stricter regulations on the meat and eggs sold within their borders, the agricultural industry and lawmakers are figuring out how to respond. That’s after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld California’s law earlier this year on animal confinement for pork sold in the state.
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