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News & Public Affairs » Education

http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/New_Education_Laws.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

New Education Laws (6:56)

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There are nearly 50 new laws passed by state lawmakers that will be in effect by the end of this year. Among them are statues that end social promotion of students not reading at grade level, and the implementation of an “A” through “F” grading scale for overall school performance. Several of the new laws have raised debate about what their real impact will be.

Related Topics: Education, Government, Politics, Education

Originally broadcast on July 29, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

Education Controversy (9:58)

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As a new school year begins, a flurry of reforms and state funding cuts have created a new educational landscape in Oklahoma. The changes are being met with mixed emotions and increasing tension. Oklahoma’s new state superintendent of public instruction Janet Barresi has promised a makeover of pre-k through twelve education. And, from her first meeting with the state board of education, she has faced controversy. The latest involves the board’s decision to strip nearly 34-million dollars in funding from teacher and support personnel health benefits. The budget cuts and new laws have stirred deep concerns within Oklahoma’s education community.

Related Topics: Education, Government, Politics, Education

Originally broadcast on July 29, 2011


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ONR

August 12, 2011 (47:36)

The fight is on over new laws to increase oversight of puppy mills and cut down on abuse that has alarmed animal rights activists and state legislators. Major changes are coming to Oklahoma’s power grid as new ways are developed to generate electricity. Oklahoma’s relentless heat is making this a tough summer for all of us, but especially for those that don’t have air conditioning or the money to turn it on. We go behind the scenes as Antiques Roadshow comes to Tulsa and see how an Oklahoma man’s love of art really pays off. A famous outlaw takes up residence in the Sooner State – or does he?

Related Topics: Government, Politics, Science & Technology, Education

Originally broadcast on August 12, 2011


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Oklahoma Forum

Education Report (27:45)

We discuss changes and challenges facing Oklahoma students and educators as they return for the start of a new school year with: Phyllis Hudecki, Oklahoma Secretary of Education Bill Price, Chairman, Oklahoma School Choice Coalition Dr. Kent Shellenberger, Superintendent, Bethany Public Schools Ed Allen, President, Oklahoma City American Federation of Teachers

Related Topics: Government, Politics, Science & Technology, Education

Originally broadcast on August 28, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

Education Interview (3:53)

Featured in It's Your Government

Jean Hendrickson, Executive Director of Oklahoma A-Plus Schools, discussed the impact of the funding cuts.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Government, Education

Originally broadcast on June 23, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/government/Education_Budget.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Education Board (3:01)

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The State Board of Education has approved a budget that eliminates several programs.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Government, Education

Originally broadcast on June 23, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

Tuition Hikes (2:44)

Featured in 21st Century Classroom

The presidents of Oklahoma colleges and universities are seeking an increase in tuition and fees.

Related Topics: Parents, News & Public Affairs, Education, Education

Originally broadcast on June 22, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

Oklahoma's Promise (4:57)

Featured in 21st Century Classroom

Glen Johnson, Chancellor of the Oklahoma Regents for Higher Education, discussed the growing costs of a college education.

Related Topics: Education

Originally broadcast on June 20, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

Tulsa School Cuts (3:12)

Featured in It's Your Government

Funding for the Tulsa School District has been cut by more than four-million dollars, and that means staff layoffs and a reduction in services for students.

Related Topics: Government, Education

Originally broadcast on June 15, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

Tulsa Schools Close (3:26)

Featured in 21st Century Classroom

Due to budget cuts, several public schools in Tulsa are closing.

Related Topics: Culture & Society, Parents, News & Public Affairs, Community, Education, Government, Education

Originally broadcast on June 2, 2011