Education

Education issues in Oklahoma City

Tulsa Walkers first day in city Kelly Ave

Tulsa education marchers arrive at Capitol, but to what?

Student Gabrielle Salamon was limping from a bad blister but still smiling as education supporters pressed on in Oklahoma City Tuesday afternoon to complete...
Prayer Vigil teacher walkout on knees

Prayer vigil draws hundreds to Capitol Sunday night

Adults and children stood quietly as seven pastors from around the metro took turns invoking God’s wisdom and guidance during a prayer vigil at...

Girl Attorney group recruits 150 female attorneys to advocate for teachers

Over 150 female attorneys plan to walk as a group to the Capitol from the Oklahoma Bar Association building Monday morning to advocate for...
Screen capture, OKDPS 2113 hours, 2018-4-4 "outside protest groups"

Okla DPS cites “outside protest groups” in vague statement

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety issued a vague news release about “outside protest groups” around 4:30 p.m. CST Wednesday after their staff had...
Second day teacher walkout crowd cheers at Capitol

Teachers, supporters pack Capitol, plan to go back Wednesday

Teachers, students, and parents packed the Capitol Tuesday panicking Legislators and staff and announced plans to return to the Capitol for a third day...
First day teacher walkout Crowd looking SW

Six key quotes from the teacher walkout rally Monday

Six quotes from the teacher walkout rally at the Oklahoma Capitol Monday revealed the realities that brought about the action that will continue on...
AFT Ed Allen in front of strike poster solidarity

Teacher walkout will test solidarity says AFT-OKC president

With the teacher walkout on for Monday, questions remain about the future: How long can teachers maintain their resolve if walkout days stretch into...
Town Hall at Wilson - Dunnington, Munson, Floyd - Warren asking

Northside forum crowd concerned about state revenue

A forum on the near north side of Oklahoma City Thursday suggested that legislators and the public are not anywhere close to finished providing...
John Rex Board of Directors

John Rex Board supports teacher walkout for first five days

At their teachers’ request, the Board of Directors for John Rex Charter Elementary voted to “fully support its teachers” in the event of a...
Northeast High School from Kelly

OKCPS emails parents about plans for teacher walkout

The Oklahoma City Public Schools administration sent emails Wednesday night to parents of the 46,000 students about how they will support fully support a...