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21st Century Community Learning Center Grants Awarded

The Oklahoma State Department of Education recently announced nine recipients for 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) grants for the 2012-13 school year, bringing the total number of current grantees in the state to 71.

Oklahoma Reading Association to Hold Writing Conference

The Oklahoma Reading Association is holding the Six Traits of Writing conference with Ruth Culham on Sept. 15, 2012, at the University of Central Oklahoma, in the Nigh University Center, 100 N University Drive, Edmond, OK.

Getting Enough Sleep Pays Big Dividends in School

With school in session in some districts and right around the corner for others, it’s time to think about getting children back into a regular routine, including a healthy sleep schedule.

MEDIA ADVISORY – Special State Board of Education Meeting

The Oklahoma State Board of Education will hold a special meeting Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, to consider action on four Achieving Classroom Excellence appeals.

YEA, School is Starting

As the new school year starts, parents should look for ways now that they can support and show appreciation to their child's teacher.

Going for Gold

Students, parents and educators striving for academic excellence are equally as deserving of gold medals as our Olympians.

Oklahoma State Board of Education Meeting Highlights From July 26, 2012

State Board of Education rules on 89 Achieving Classroom Excellence appeals, hears reports on state testing, state aid initial allocations, and accreditation.

State Test Scores Signal Positive Impact of ACE Reforms

Overall statewide scores for Oklahoma's lineup of core curriculum and end-of-instruction tests saw modest gains in a report released to the State Board of Education Thursday, with ACE (Achieving Classroom Excellence) end-of-instruction tests in critical math subjects showing the most significant gains.

Howe Public Schools Praised by National Education Foundation

Howe Public Schools' Project Lion Pride, a schoolwide immersion in project-based learning, merited a recent article by a writer for Edutopia.

State Superintendent Janet Barresi has long sung the praises of Howe and the district's total embrrace of technology. She's also impressed with Project Lion Pride's engagement of students and teachers in making the school the best that it can be.

Read more about the ambitious project and Howe's success.

Coalition wants to send two OK educators to personal financial literacy conference

In its efforts to continue helping educators meet the state’s financial education requirements, the Oklahoma Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy (OJC) is offering two scholarships for Oklahoma educators to attend a conference in Chicago, Ill.

The National Educator Conference, sponsored by the National Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy will be Nov. 2-4, at the JW Marriott Hotel. The scholarships will cover airfare, a travel stipend of $300 and the conference fee, which includes two nights lodging, conference meals and materials.

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