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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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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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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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Legislators increase education funding, kick most health and criminal justice questions down the road

StateImpact followed legislators’ actions on education, criminal justice reform, Medicaid expansion and abortion.

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Once feuding, Walmart and optometrists see eye to eye on new bill

The bill is endorsed by both the state’s optometric association and Walmart, who just a few months ago were on opposing sides of State Question 793, which voters ultimately defeated. Both sides spend millions of dollars on the campaign.

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