Gaylord News

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...

Class at the Capitol

Gracie Stell, a senior at Edmond Memorial High School, attending class at the Capitol wearing a hot dog costume while holding a sign for the Oklahoma teacher walkout April 2, 2018.

Meridith Mulkey

April 3, 2018

High school students and teachers went about their normal school day and held two classes outside the Capitol during the Oklahoma teacher walkout April 2. Edmond Memorial High School students and teachers arrived at the Capitol between 6 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. and were ready to have class at 9 a.m. The...

Gaylord News, a news service of the University of Oklahoma Gaylord College.