Guthrie Public Schools announced they will not hold classes on Tuesday, April 10 as teachers continue to hold out for education funding.
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.
Local teachers took a weekend break from the State Capitol and took to the streets of downtown Guthrie for support in public education funding.
At least one more day of classroom instruction will not be held for the Guthrie school district as teachers continue to hold out for education funding.
Guthrie Public Schools has canceled classes for the rest of the week as teachers continue to fight for an increase in education.
Guthrie school teachers have traveled to the State Capitol for two straight days and many say they are headed back for a third day.
As educators from Guthrie and across the state continue to call for an increase to education funding, Guthrie Public Schools is canceling classes for Wednesday.
Guthrie school teachers Rhonda Gillett and Ron Gillett were two of several who made their way to the State Capitol on Monday.
Guthrie Public Schools will cancel classes for the second day in a row for the teacher walkout.
The Oklahoma Education Association (OEA) will hold a press conference on Thursday to reveal their plan about a possible teacher strike. If teachers walk out and go on strike it could leave kids out of the classroom. Guthrie Public Schools (GPS) says they continue to discuss all possible actions.
STILLWATER, Okla. – Guthrie residents who want to earn their high school equivalency credentials are able to take classes close to home.
Langston, Oklahoma – Carlos Robinson has been appointed as Langston University’s new Director of Admissions, Recruitment and, Outreach Programs, effective February 26.
Guthrie Public Schools and the Logan County District Attorney’s Office continue to educate and remind parents that they must send their children to school and cut down on truancies. The superintendent says while some parents are taking action, others are not fully cooperating.
Audra Branson has made her impact quickly on education in the Guthrie school district. In just her second year, she was named the District Teacher of the Year for Guthrie Public Schools.
Guthrie Public Schools recognized their latest support and certified employees of the month with recognition at the Board of Education meeting on Monday evening.
Following an executive session among the Board of Education (BOE) members on Monday night, Guthrie Public Schools named their principal-in-waiting for Charter Oak Elementary.
Pictured (L-R) is Junior High teacher Ron Gillett, Cesar Guzman-Alvarado and Blake Wimsey with Foundation Insurance.
Guthrie Public Schools and Foundation Insurance are teaming up to find the school district’s student of the month. On Monday evening the first winner was announced at the Board of Education meeting.
Cashion Elementary School teacher Lorrie Buettner will be honored at the Professional Oklahoma Educators Foundation Excellence in Education Awards Banquet to be held on April 13 in Oklahoma City. She has been named a finalist for the Elementary Merit Award.
Taigan Clark started the welding program at Meridian as a senior in high school. She returned this year to continue her career training. She will graduate in May with multiple industry certifications.
STILLWATER, Okla. – It’s never too late for Tech.
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.
OKLAHOMA CITY – State Reps. Tom Gann, Rick West and Kevin Calvey have co-authored House Bill 8384, legislation that would require the Commissioners of the Land Office (CLO) to raise Oklahoma teacher salaries by $5,000 starting next school year using part of the almost $2.4 billion currently in the CLO fund.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today announced she has reappointed Clay Bennett to the Board of Regents for the University of Oklahoma (OU).