Teacher pay, teacher recruitment, reducing administrative costs among measures
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Senate on Wednesday approved several education related bills, including measures that address teacher pay, teacher recruitment, and the reduction of administrative costs, among other issues.
Students from Meridian Technology Center recently received the Otha Grimes Memorial Scholarship from the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education. From left to right are Lindsey Thompson, Janey Gambill, Nicki Wickline, Cheryl Osborne, Rebeca Yohouza, Candice Daniels, Dallas Camren, Brenna Anson and James Hammack.
STILLWATER, Okla. – The Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education recently awarded 10 students from Meridian Technology Center the Otha Grimes Memorial Scholarship.
Guthrie student Michael Bartels touches up mortar that he used to repair a stone pillar at Meridian Technology Center.
Masonry students at Meridian Technology Center have been putting their skills to work repairing a damaged stone pillar on the school’s campus. Students in the Masonry program learn the basics of masonry while working on residential and commercial construction projects in addition to landscape and outdoor living spaces. From left to right are Noah Hinkle, […]
OKLAHOMA CITY – Legislation prohibiting school district personnel from using corporal punishment on certain students passed unanimously Monday out of the Oklahoma House of Representatives with a vote of 89 to 0.
OKLAHOMA CITY (March 2, 2017) – Oklahoma’s high school graduation rate remained steady at 83 percent at the end of the 2014-2015 school year, keeping pace with national graduation rates of 82 percent in 2014 and 83 percent in 2015.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Superintendents are starting to join with state representatives to ask for passage of House Bill 1482, which would restore protections for children and the places where they gather, such as schools, daycares and parks.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Feb. 10, 2017) – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister announced today that Oklahoma high schools will soon have the opportunity to offer a course designed to dramatically reduce math remediation at state colleges and universities.
Students and parents invited to explore career and technology education options. Pictured: Guthrie student Kaytlyn Barnett prepares a petri dish in the Biomedical Sciences Program at Meridian Technology Center. Prospective students and their parents are invited to tour Meridian’s campus on January 26 for the New Student and Parent Open House event.
STILLWATER, Okla. – Students interested gaining a competitive advantage for college or their career are invited to attend the upcoming Meridian Technology Center New Student and Parent Open House.
January is designated as National School Board Recognition month and this year’s theme, “Rising Up,” reflects the efforts of thousands of men and women who help to shape the direction of Oklahoma public education and their collective focus on student achievement.
OKLAHOMA CITY – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister announced today that Oklahoma public school districts will have the opportunity this year to choose whether their 11th-grade students can take the ACT or the SAT college-entrance exam free of charge. This initiative is an extension of a 2015-2016 pilot program widely embraced across the […]
OKLAHOMA CITY – At its regularly scheduled monthly meeting, the State Board of Education (SBE) today voted unanimously to approve the final recommendations of the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) for a new system of assessment and accountability scheduled to take effect in the 2017-2018 school year.