OSDE extends testing window to give students opportunity for best performance

OSDE extends testing window to give students opportunity for best performance

OKLAHOMA CITY – As Oklahoma’s statewide teacher walkout has continued past one week and districts representing the majority of students have announced school closures into a second week, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister today announced the extension of the Oklahoma School Testing Program schedule, which began April 2.

Survey finds low teacher pay main reason for leaving Oklahoma classrooms

Survey finds low teacher pay main reason for leaving Oklahoma classrooms

OKLAHOMA CITY (Jan. 22, 2018) – Teacher pay and education funding are among the chief reasons former Oklahoma educators have left the classroom, according to a comprehensive survey released by the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE). State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister discussed the findings Monday at a news conference at OSDE.