News Coverage Focuses on Announcement of Waiver for Oklahoma


News outlets across Oklahoma offered positive, in-depth coverage on yesterday's announcement that Oklahoma is one of the first states in the union to gain flexibility from No Child Left Behind. The announcement lends added momentum to Oklahoma's state-level reforms, allowing the state to focus on its broad package of reforms known as the C3 Plan.

NewsOK & The Oklahoman reported that the new CPlan "will mean more focus on individual student improvement and an increased flexibility for schools."

KFOR in Oklahoma City also featured the story, as did KOTV-News on 6 in TulsaKJRH-Channel 2 in Tulsa had this in-depth report:

For complete highlights from yesterday's press conference, we've also provided the video below:

NCLB Waiver Press Conference 2-9-2012 from OK Dept. of Education on Vimeo.

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Last updated on April 11, 2012