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Large school districts have less despite spending more

April 12, 2018

By Elizabeth Sims and Luke Schumacher, [UNFILTERED] reporters Graphics by Elizabeth Sims   A map of the instructional expenditures per student by district. Click here for full-screen map.   School...

Oklahoma teacher walkout kindles action in Arizona

April 12, 2018

Teachers in Arizona have used the Oklahoma teacher walkout to plan their own strategy to advocate for higher education funding. Teachers in Oklahoma have rallied at the state capitol since April 2 for...

Middle schoolers talk to OK rep. who disagreed with teacher walkout

April 3, 2018

Two Oklahoma middle schoolers attending the Oklahoma teacher walkout Monday morning at the Oklahoma State Capitol approached Rep. Bobby Cleveland to talk about his remarks that teachers “should...

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.
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...

Perry schools support OK teacher walkout, do not close schools

The Perry High School marquis displays the current date and date of the teacher walkout for Oklahoma on Monday. Though supportive of the movement, Perry schools were in session on the day of the walkout due to end-of-year scheduling requirements while many other schools around the state were closed for the event.
April 3, 2018

PERRY, Oklahoma – Schools in Perry, Oklahoma, were not closed for the teacher walkout on April 2, 2018, in Oklahoma City. School faculty and the school board supported the teachers, but it was decided...

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