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iRead, You Read, We All Win

Oklahoma State Department of Education launches iRead, an initiative to ensure literacy for all Oklahomans from birth to 12th grade.

Summer Reading Program Participants Can Win $2,529 College Savings Accounts

The Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan has partnered with the Oklahoma Department of Libraries to offer two lucky 2012 Summer Reading Program participants the chance to win a $2,529 college savings account. One winner each will be chosen from the Children and Teen programs. Also, the library where the winners entered will each receive $1,000 to go toward its reading programs.

Top 10 Oklahoma Classes Named in Think Through Math's Year-End Blow-Out

Think Through Math, formerly Apangea, names the top 10 Oklahoma classes with the highest average of earned points.

Mid-Del Celebrates National Math and Science Initiative Partnership

Del City and Midwest City High Schools will be recognized May 15, 2012, for being chosen to participate in a partnership with the National Math and Science Initiative (MMSI).

Setting the Record Straight on ACE

The bipartisan Achieving Classroom Excellence Act gives meaningful and objective value to an Oklahoma high school diploma.

State Science Report Card Stays Flat

Oklahoma scores in eighth grade science showed slight improvement but still remain behind the nation, according to National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores, released Thursday.

Khan Academy Offers Free Math Lessons

Column extolls the virtues of free math online lessons via Khan Academy.

Wagoner High School Science Teacher Wins National Award

Wagoner High School special education science teacher Lance Doss in April was named a national finalist in the second annual Shell Science Lab Challenge, by the Shell Oil Company and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA).

Harding Charter Prep Ranked Best High School in the State

U.S. News and World Reports today released its list of best high schools. Topping the list in Oklahoma is Harding Charter Preparatory High School in Oklahoma City. The school was ranked No. 145 in the nation.

Appreciating Teachers

Join me in celebrating our state's wonderful teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 7-11.

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