The Oklahoma Senate passed a bill that provides increased classroom time for students beginning with the 2021-2022 school year.

Senate Bill 441 was one of four agenda items of Senate Republicans for the 2019 session. The bill passed the Senate by a 30-16 vote.

Article Image Alt Text

Yuliana Nolasquez, left, and Aviance Hester face their futures together after recently graduating.

Article Image Alt Text

Opal Smith and Miguel Chom Morales promenade home during a square dance at Nance Elementary.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister made the following comments in response to Gov. Kevin Stitt’s signing of Senate Bill 593. The new law prioritizes high-quality professional learning opportunities in computer science.

Article Image Alt Text

Winners of Clinton’s “Biggest Loser” challenge were Chuck Nickel in first place with an $884 cash prize; Lisa Wandrie, second place, with $252; and Kelly Stephens, third place, $126.

The Oklahoma House just passed House Bill 1269, making State Question 780, which was overwhelmingly approved by Oklahoma voters and changed simple drug possession and several low-level property crimes to misdemeanors instead of felonies, retroactive.

Article Image Alt Text

Southwest Elementary fourth-graders, from left, Iselda Louds, Kimber Basler, Navaeh Cryer, Jessica Borjas and Jaycee Williams perform at a recent school assembly.

Pages