Governor Mary Fallin and Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi recently congratulated Jen-Lor L. Fung, a graduate of Norman North High School and Jessica E. Oehrlein, a senior at the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics, as this year’s winners of College Board’s State AP Scholar Awards.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi on Thursday morning released the names of schools and school districts on the Needs Improvement list because of failure to meet Adequate Yearly Progress for two years in a row based on Academic Performance Index (API) scores.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi reports that child and adult care institutions across the state are announcing their participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), which provides meals to hundreds of thousands of Oklahomans each year.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi is commending a Norman Public Schools’ plan to offer a partial immersion French program within its new Ronald Reagan Elementary when it opens next fall.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi, as a member of Chiefs for Change, will take part in a roundtable discussion on Friday, Oct. 14, at the 2011 National Summit on Education Reform: Education Everywhere.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi, on behalf of the Oklahoma Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Commission, is requesting public comment on the commission’s first set of preliminary evaluation recommendations.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi joined students and staff at Millwood Public School’s for National Walk to School Day on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Staff from the Oklahoma City County Health Department also took part in the walk.
Oklahoma is one of eight states to receive part of $7.7 million in grants each year for five years from the U.S. Department of Education for training systems to help students with disabilities. The state Department of Education will receive the nearly $1.2 million annual Special Education-State Personnel Development Grant to assist in reforming and improving systems for teacher training and professional development in early intervention and Common Core State Standards to enhance results for children with disabilities.