Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

Superintendent Janet Barresi gets to share her love of reading with students at Hollis Elementary School on the birthday of Dr. Seuss.

Oklahoma State Board of Education Meeting Highlights

The Oklahoma State Board of Education on March 5, 2012, approved permanent administrative rules for supplemental online course procedures and the Reading Sufficiency Act, among others. The Board also heard a reading of draft rules for the A-F School Grading System.

Bullying is No Laughing Matter

Recently there have been several teen suicides that have been attributed to bullying.  A big THANKS to Metro Family Magazine for writing a “timely” piece addressing warning signs, resources, and what parents and caregivers can do to intervene.  

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Praise for ACE requirements

Local educators advocate the state stay the course when it comes to Achieving Classroom Excellence standards.

Shining a Light on Underage Drinking

Just in time for spring break, prom and the end of the school year, the State Department of Education and the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services announces a partnership to offer AlcoholEdu free to all high schools in the state.

Happy Pi Day Oklahoma

March 14 (3/14) is Pi Day. Celebrate with math enthusiasts by watching an entertaining video and maybe some pie.

A-F School Grading System Rules Public Forum Set for March 19

The State Department of Education will hold a public forum on March 19 to hear comments on draft rules and a rule intent statement for the A-F School Grading System along with several other administrative rules, including proposed changes to the Bullying Prevention Act and a proposed draft of Oklahoma C3 Standards for Social Studies.

Happy Pi Day

Using Pi as a fun and creative way to increase awareness of the need for a more intensive focus on math education in schools as we work to prepare students for the demands of college and careers in the 21st Century.

2012 and Beyond EOI Requirements for Graduation

Understanding Achieving Classroom Excellence requirements, testing availability and alternative options.

New College Planning Resource for Students

Education Week blogger Caralee Adams wrote this week about BigFuture -- a free, new resource on College Board's website aimed at engaging students in the college planning and search process.


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