From the Superintendent's Desk


Liberty for All

Use summer holidays to teach children lessons on liberty.

The Great Outdoors

Whether its hiking, camping or going on a picnic, take your children and enjoy some time outdoors this summer. You and your children will benefit.

Henry Scholarships & Why Educational Choice Matters

A recent series of YouTube feature videos provides profiles of families who've benefitted from Oklahoma's Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarships program. In these poignant profiles, we learn about the unique circumstances of special needs children — as well as the background factors and challenges that led families to seek out these scholarships in the first place.

What Winning Teaching Sounds Like

Teachers of the Year finalists share their passions for their profession.

Summer’s Bounty: Teaching Good Child Nutrition

One of the joys of summer is all of the fresh produce in abundance. I love going to the farmers’ market. I love the taste of fresh cantaloupe, vine-ripe tomatoes or cucumbers picked from the garden.

Going for Gold

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

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.

Taking the World by STEM

Technological wonders, such as Olympian's prosthetic legs and NASA's Curiosity rover, offer parents and teachers the ideal opportunity to spark students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math.

New School Year + Reforms = Better Education for Oklahoma Students

As school starts in districts across Oklahoma, now is the time to stay the course with reforms that will help each student move toward graduating ready for college, career and citizenship.

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