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Education Organizations File Brief in Support of Sales Tax Proposal

Posted on 12.11.2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 11, 2015 Education Organizations File Brief in Support of Sales Tax Proposal Today, the Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration, Oklahoma State School Boards Association and the Oklahoma Education Association filed a legal brief with the Oklahoma Supreme Court regarding the penny sales tax proposal to support public education. The organizations […]

Study: Teacher Pay Changes Could Improve  Teacher Turnover

Posted on 11.30.2015

Increasing teacher salaries in combination with altering the teacher salary schedule across experience levels could significantly reduce teacher turnover rates, according to a new study of the teacher labor market released today by the Oklahoma Business and Education Coalition and the Oklahoma State School Boards Association. The research, conducted by University of Tulsa Assistant Professor […]

Poll: Oklahomans Oppose School Vouchers

Posted on 3.9.2015

March 9, 2015 Oklahomans overwhelmingly oppose using public money to pay for private schooling, according to a new poll released Monday. The poll found: Oklahomans strongly oppose school vouchers by a two-to-one margin. Twenty-four percent said they strongly favor giving parents money for their children to attend a private or religious school compared to 48 percent […]