Guest Blog (Kathy McKean): Alternative Education – Oklahoma leads the nation

Kathy McKean is the director of the Oklahoma Technical Assistance Center, which provides evaluation and professional development to Oklahoma schools. When people think of alternative education, they may imagine “punishment schools” or the Sweathogs on Welcome Back, Kotter.  In many… 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...]