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April 9, 2012, Oklahoma State Board of Education Meeting Highlights

In a special meeting Monday, April 9, 2012, the State Board of Education recognized 127 Reward Schools from throughout the state. The Board also voted to place six schools on the list of C3 partnership Schools.

Oklahoma City Community Foundation Awards $217,500 to 145 Area High School Seniors

The Oklahoma City Community Foundation Trustees awarded 145 area high school seniors with a total of $217,500 in scholar awards through the Community Foundation Scholars program. The recipients, who represent 51 public and private high schools located in four counties within central Oklahoma, will each receive a $1,500 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year.

MEDIA ADVISORY – Digital Learning Summit

The Oklahoma State Department of Education is hosting a Digital Learning Summit on April 19-20.

Oklahoma State Department of Education Launches iTunes U Site

The Oklahoma State Department of Education today announced it has launched a new site on iTunes U, "OSDE on iTunes U," as part of its effort to expand digital learning and professional development resources for students, parents, educators and school administrators across the state.

Governor Fallin Signs Appeals Bill for High School Seniors

House Bill 2970 signed into law. The bill calls for the State Department of Education to develop an appeals process for high school seniors who do not meet the current graduation requirement of passing four out of seven End of Instruction Exams.

Commission for Education, Instruction Quality and Accountability

Senate Bill 1797 by Senator Clark Jolley would combine many of the functions of the Commission for Teacher Preparation and the Office of Accountability into a new agency known as the Commission for Educational Quality and Accountability.

Digital Learning: A Map and a Plan for the Future

This week, stakeholders throughout our state gathered for the State Department of Education’s first Digital Learning Summit. The goal was to begin work on a vision and strategy overview based on the 10 elements of high quality digital learning to put our students on the road to success in the fast changing landscape of digital learning.

Supt. Barresi Reiterates Budget Request

As the Legislature approaches the end of this year's session, Superintendent Janet Barresi has reiterated a budget request that asks for an increase to make up for funds lost last year and to help implement reforms.

Parent Power Night at Vision 2020

The State Department of Education will host a free Parent Power Night on June 11, 2012, as part of the department’s Vision 2020 Conference.

Summer Camps

A list of 2012 Summer Programs for for educators, students, and parents.

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