Gaylord News

Small town superintendent against consolidating school districts

Taitum Wilson

April 12, 2018

The long-debated question of consolidating smaller school districts in Oklahoma to help the education budget has reappeared in the wake of the statewide teacher walkout. A bill that would have consolidated smaller school districts died 11-1 in a Senate committee in February. There are 520 school...

Oklahoma teacher participates in second statewide walkout of her career

Taitum Wilson

April 6, 2018

Some educators have been teaching in Oklahoma long enough to participate in two statewide teacher walkouts that demanded greater education funding from the state legislature. Thousands of teachers and students gathered at the Oklahoma State Capitol on April 2 to speak with their representatives...

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