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Howe Public Schools Praised by National Education Foundation

Howe Public Schools' Project Lion Pride, a schoolwide immersion in project-based learning, merited a recent article by a writer for Edutopia.

State Superintendent Janet Barresi has long sung the praises of Howe and the district's total embrrace of technology. She's also impressed with Project Lion Pride's engagement of students and teachers in making the school the best that it can be.

Read more about the ambitious project and Howe's success.

Leadership Post Details State Aid Allocations

The latest Leadership Post newsletter explains this year's state aid initial allocation, including a pie chart showing the amount of state aid retained for mid-year adjustments.

Latest Leadership Post Newsletter available

The latest Leadership Post newsletter contains information about state aid allocations, TLE training funds, new benchmark assessments and more. 

The Federal Advisor Newsletter Now Available

The Federal Advisor is a quarterly newsletter giving updates on federal programs administered to Oklahoma school districts through the State Department of Education, including information on Titles I, IIA, IV and X, Child Nutrition and Titles IC and IIIA.

The first installment of The Federal Advisor is now available.

Leadership Post Newsletter Details Distribution of TLE Training Funds

The latest Leadership Post newsletter gives educators information about the distribution of funds for baseline training to begin the qualitative portion of the Teacher and Leader Evaluation System for the upcoming pilot year.

Communications in Agriculture Can be Used to Satisfy Fine Arts or Speech Graduation Credit

The Oklahoma State Board of Education approves students majoring in agriculture who are enrolled in the course, Communications in Agriculture (code 8022), to be able to use the earned credit to satisfy the fine arts or speech competency as a graduation requirement.

Oklahoma Parents as Teachers 2012-2013 Grant Applications Now Available

The state-funded Oklahoma Parents as Teachers (OPAT) grant for the 2012-2013 school year is now available. One million dollars ($1,000,000.00) in state funds was allocated to be awarded to school districts who apply for the competitive grant. All schools are encouraged to apply.

School and District Directory Information Collection Process Updated

The process for collecting school and district directory information for the State Department of Education has changed. Directory information for school and district addresses, phone numbers and contacts will be collected and maintained through an application located on the Wave Website.

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