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Oklahoma doesn’t screen students for dyslexia, the most common learning disability

A group of parent and student activists are fighting to add resources in the classrooms of dyslexic students across the state.
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Report suggests many gifted and talented minority students go unidentified in Oklahoma

As many as 60,000 students, mostly black and Latino children, aren't identified as gifted and talented, according to the Purdue University report.
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Oklahoma releases grades for schools

The state's schools grades are slipping, according to new report cards
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Oklahoma state regents seek funding increase for higher education

Oklahoma’s higher education leaders are asking the state legislature for $125 million. In the previous decade state lawmakers have slashed the higher ed budget by $265 million.

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Lack of Funding Creates ‘Disparity’ in School Safety

With more mass shootings happening every year, protecting kids has become a priority for school administrators in Oklahoma. However, safety looks very different depending on each school district’s budget.

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Investigations Into Epic Charter Schools Explained

From TV and radio ads to advertisements on and radio to the steady flow of news stories, it has been difficult to ignore Epic Charter Schools lately. With multiple ongoing investigations into the school’s finances and enrollment, here is a comprehensive look at what’s happening and what it could mean for future state policy.

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Raising the kindergarten age in Oklahoma may leave some children out

A controversial proposal in the Oklahoma state legislature would delay the age kids would be eligible to start kindergarten and put Oklahoma on-trend with dozens of other states. But some childhood experts say the trend may not serve Oklahoma kids well.

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State officials: Impossible to track Epic’s alleged ‘ghost students’

With Epic Charter Schools under scrutiny by state and federal law enforcement, will regulators move to close the loophole the school seems to be taking advantage of?

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