Bullying is No Laughing Matter

Recently there have been several teen suicides that have been attributed to bullying.  A big THANKS to Metro Family Magazine for writing a “timely” piece addressing warning signs, resources, and what parents and caregivers can do to intervene.  

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Newsletter contains items on supplemental funding, TLE, updated ESEA FAQ

The latest Leadership Post newsletter contains information on passage of a supplemental funding bill, TLE presentations, an updated ESEA FAQ and more.

Praise for ACE requirements

Local educators advocate the state stay the course when it comes to Achieving Classroom Excellence standards.

Shining a Light on Underage Drinking

Just in time for spring break, prom and the end of the school year, the State Department of Education and the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services announces a partnership to offer AlcoholEdu free to all high schools in the state.

Latest Leadership Post Newsletter available

The latest Leadership Post includes information on an ACE survey that needs immediate attention; information about the governor's signing of Senate Bill 1959, which will pay flexible spending allowance benefits and National Board Certification bonuses; and information about a TLE Q&A Town Hall.

Textbook Subject Cycle Change

The Oklahoma State Textbook Committee has changed the textbook subject cycle. This year, the Science and the Social Studies adoption cycles will be reversed.

A-F School Grading System Rules Public Forum Set for March 19

The State Department of Education will hold a public forum on March 19 to hear comments on draft rules and a rule intent statement for the A-F School Grading System along with several other administrative rules, including proposed changes to the Bullying Prevention Act and a proposed draft of Oklahoma C3 Standards for Social Studies.

Happy Pi Day

Using Pi as a fun and creative way to increase awareness of the need for a more intensive focus on math education in schools as we work to prepare students for the demands of college and careers in the 21st Century.

Oklahoma 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant Applications Available

The Oklahoma State Department of Education announces the opening of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers competitive grant process for the 2012-2013 school year.

USDE Launches Data Tool to Help High School Officials Increase FAFSA Completion

The U.S. Department of Education (USDE) has released a new tool to help high school counselors and school leaders by giving them a resource to monitor FAFSA completions and better help students access higher education.


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