Stuck in a Hole: What flat funding means for the common education budget

After three straight years of budget cuts, funding for public education in Oklahoma is in dire straits.  This year’s appropriation to the Department of Education is $254 million, or 10.0 percent, less than it was in 2009.  In the past… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: Annual Day at the Legislature – February 14

The Oklahoma Conference of Churches is hosting its 28th Annual Day at the Legislature on Monday, February 14, 2011. Under the theme “Feed My Sheep”, the event will focus on poverty and education issues. Keynote speakers will be Oklahoma State… Read more [More...]

John Thompson: Opportunities and dangers for public schools in 2011

John Thompson is an Oklahoma City teacher with 18 years of urban high school experience and an education blogger at He contributes regularly to our blog on education issues. The Oklahoma City Public Schools faced breathtaking educational changes in… Read more [More...]