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McLoud, Broken Arrow Educators Awarded Presidential Excellence in Math, Science Teaching

The White House this week announced 97 mathematics and science teachers as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Oklahoma winners are: Ashley Moody, from McLoud Public Schools, for math; and
Rebecca Morales, from Broken Arrow Public Schools, for science.

The Great Outdoors

Whether its hiking, camping or going on a picnic, take your children and enjoy some time outdoors this summer. You and your children will benefit.

Leadership Post Newsletter Details Distribution of TLE Training Funds

The latest Leadership Post newsletter gives educators information about the distribution of funds for baseline training to begin the qualitative portion of the Teacher and Leader Evaluation System for the upcoming pilot year.

Henry Scholarships & Why Educational Choice Matters

A recent series of YouTube feature videos provides profiles of families who've benefitted from Oklahoma's Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarships program. In these poignant profiles, we learn about the unique circumstances of special needs children — as well as the background factors and challenges that led families to seek out these scholarships in the first place.

Board Highlights for June 28, 2012

Board Rules on Additional ACE Appeals

The Board approved recommendations on 12 appeals for waivers from Achieving Classroom Excellence graduation requirements. Of those, a committee appointed by the State Board recommended that approval be granted to three students, two of those based on extenuating circumstances and one based on acceptance to a selective university. The committee recommended that nine appeals be denied and that one appeal be dismissed because a diploma has not yet been denied.

The Federal Advisor Newsletter Now Available

The Federal Advisor is a quarterly newsletter giving updates on federal programs administered to Oklahoma school districts through the State Department of Education, including information on Titles I, IIA, IV and X, Child Nutrition and Titles IC and IIIA.

The first installment of The Federal Advisor is now available.

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