Parents


Supt. Hofmeister applauds Gov. Fallin for signing legislation to improve education

 

OKLAHOMA CITY (June 3, 2015) — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister today praised Gov. Fallin on her signing of several bills focused on improving public education in Oklahoma.

Among the legislation is Senate Bill 630, which extends the use of reading teams under the Reading Sufficiency Act through the next three school years. These teams — which include a child’s parent or guardian, current teacher, future teacher and reading specialist — make recommendations on whether a third-grader who scored 

Superintendent Hofmeister praises Legislature for passage of bill extending role of reading teams under RSA

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 22, 2015) - Both the House and Senate passed SB 630 today, extending the use of reading teams under the Reading Sufficiency Act (RSA) through the next three school years. The reading teams had previously been scheduled to dissolve at the close of the current school year.

Supt. Hofmeister praises lawmakers for approval of a bill strengthening student safety

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 22, 2015)- State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister praised Oklahoma legislators today for passing a measure that will improve communication between districts and the State Department of Education that will ultimately provide greater protection of students.

Both the House and Senate overwhelmingly approved Senate Bill 711.

Supt. Hofmeister applauds lawmakers for approval of bill strengthening teacher evaluations

 

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 21, 2015) — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister praised Oklahoma legislators today for passing a measure aimed at strengthening teacher evaluations.

House members unanimously approved Senate Bill 706, which provides time for efficient implementation of Teacher and Leader Effectiveness (TLE) until the 2017-18 school year and makes a number of modifications recommended by the TLE Commission.

Authored by Sen. John Ford and Rep. Dennis Casey, SB 706 now heads to the governor.

At least 85 percent of Oklahoma third-graders pass to next grade under Reading Sufficiency Act

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 15, 2015) — Preliminary results from this school year’s third-grade Oklahoma Core Curriculum Test (OCCT) reading test indicate that at least 85 percent will be promoted to the next grade.

Out of more than 50,000 test-takers, 67 percent statewide scored “Proficient,” while 14.6 percent scored “Unsatisfactory.”

Preliminary results are as follows:

Supt. Hofmeister comments on teachers listening tour report

 

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 4) — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister today made the following remarks on the Teachers Matter Listening Tour Report. Conducted by Stand for Children Oklahoma, the report details problems facing teachers across the state.

Pages

Subscribe to Parents
Last updated on December 31, 1969