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Oklahoma High Schools Among Nation’s Best

Several Oklahoma high schools have been named among the best schools in the nation.

2012 Presidential Scholars Named

Joseph C. Woodson, a home school student from Tulsa, and Anna H. Zhao, a student at Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics in Oklahoma City, have been named 2012 U.S. Presidential Scholars.

Regent Preparatory Student Among America’s Top 10 Youth Volunteers

Matthew Benjamin, 14, an eighth-grade student at Regent Preparatory School in Tulsa, has been named one of America’s top ten youth volunteers for 2012 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Also recognized as a State Honoree was Jonathan Crider, 18, a senior at Central High School in Marlow.

Board Highlights May 24, 2012

The State Board of Education in its regular monthly meeting Thursday adopted emergency rules to govern appeals from students denied diplomas for failing to meet Achieving Classroom Excellence (ACE) requirements.

Supt. Barresi Thanks Legislative Leaders for Additional Funds

State Superintendent Janet Barresi today thanked legislative leaders for shepherding approval of additional dollars so that school districts across the state can receive a total of $33 million for instructional and textbook purposes.

Oklahoma Academic Scholars Named

State Superintendent Janet Barresi announced today that about 2,500 graduating seniors from across the state earned official recognition as Oklahoma Academic Scholars in the Class 2012.

Special State Board of Education Meeting

The Oklahoma State Board of Education will hold a special meeting June 5 to consider possible action on Activities Fund Budget and ACE appeals.

Board Highlights June 5, 2012

The Oklahoma State Board of Education in a special meeting June 5, 2012, approved the FY2013 Activities Fund Budget and ruled on ACE appeals.

State Board of Education Approves $457 Million Activities Fund Budget

The Oklahoma State Board of Education in a special meeting on Tuesday afternoon approved an almost $457 million Activities Fund Budget for public schools.

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