Monday, September 24, 2018
Friday, September 21, 2018
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
"Public school teachers are paid more than other teachers and have better benefits and job protection," Greg Forster writes. "Yet private school teachers report higher job satisfaction on a variety of metrics."
The Tulsa World has the story.
FOX 25 has the story.
Monday, September 17, 2018
"Teachers were in favor of the change," Jared Leone reports.
Students see the benefits from it, too. "It’s definitely been a big change, but I think most of the students like it better," student Heather Weaver told the Sedalia Democrat. "We have time to do our homework and projects, and it’s nice to have the extra day to work on them."
KRMG has the story.
Corey DeAngelis discusses his new study here.
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Other than that, it doesn't resemble a prison whatsoever. The News on 6 has the story.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
"The Oklahoma Youth Risk Behavior Survey found 40,000 high school students said they were bullied at school—although only around 4,700 cases of bullying by a student were reported to the State Department of Education," KFOR reports. "Thousands of students said they've planned suicide."
Monday, September 10, 2018
"Located in the heart of the city's downtown, [John Rex charter] school is viewed as a catalyst for convincing families to move into the growing number of apartments and condos being built in the area," The Oklahoman reports. "Last year, 28 percent of John Rex students came from the downtown attendance boundary. This year, John Rex will serve more than 600 students with another 500 on a waiting list, according to school officials. Students living inside the school's downtown attendance boundary are offered automatic enrollment, and while that includes some low-income neighborhoods beyond downtown, it also includes residential developments that can cost as much as half a million dollars."
"You don’t have to look past Facebook to understand what a massive problem bullying is in our culture and within our schools," says state Sen. Rob Standridge (R-Norman). "We must not sit by and let another child take their life because we failed to adopt policies that could have prevented such a desperate act."