Oklahoma this week received $5.6 million for fiscal year 2013 to continue the work of turning around its persistently lowest-achieving schools through the U.S. Department of Education's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.
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.
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).