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Handing Out Blue Ribbons and STEM Awards

Recent awards include six Oklahoma schools named among 269 national Blue Ribbon Schools and 10 elementary schools named K20 STEM-Building STEM-Ready Elementary Schools. I'm proud of the work that went into earning these titles and excited for what this means for the students in these schools.

Oklahoma Elementary Schools Receive STEM Awards

Ten Oklahoma elementary schools recently were named K20 STEM–Building STEM-Ready Elementary Schools. The first-time designation comes with grant funds for teacher training at the schools in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math. The program is sponsored by the Oklahoma State Department of Education in collaboration with the K20 Center.

Mock Election Gives Students a Voice

The My Voice™ National Student Mock Election recently opened "voter registration" for students participating in the program. The program gives students across the country the opportunity to cast their votes for candidates in both the federal and state elections, and to talk about the issues they care about this fall and beyond.

Six Oklahoma Schools Receive Blue Ribbon Status

Six Oklahoma schools were named Blue Ribbon Schools on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012. The schools are among 269 national Blue Ribbon Schools. Schools are selected as Exemplary High Performing Schools or Exemplary Improving Schools.

Love’s Creative SPARKS! Awards Announces Call for Entries

Love’s Creative SPARKS! Awards are open to all Oklahoma students K-12, including public, private, public charter, and homeschool students. The awards recognize students with creative ideas who use their imagination to envision a more creative learning environment that can be put into action in their school community.

Win $25,000 for Fitness at Your School

You could win $25,000 to improve fitness at your school by taking the Henkel Helps Kids Get Fit Challenge.

AdvancED Oklahoma's Fall Conference will be Sept. 18 in Edmond

AdvancED Oklahoma's Fall Conference will be Sept. 18, 2012, at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond.

Parents Offered Help for Children Struggling with Substance Abuse

Parents of teenagers or adult children who suspect possible abuse of alcohol and/or drugs, can get education, information and contact with other families at Parents Helping Parents.

FAME Academy Honored

The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence has honored the FAME Academy of Comanche for its work in helping dropouts and at-risk students.

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