The Oklahoma State Board of Education approved a Fiscal Year 2021 budget request of $3.29 billion for common education, which includes an increase of nearly $220 million over last year.

Experimental fun

Aryanna Pugh, left, and Grace Rivas enjoy science class at Washington Elementary.

Artist at work

Freshman 3D artist Mariah Gonzales begins a new clay creation using the coil method.

Due to a number of factors, use tax is quickly becoming a significant revenue source for the state of Oklahoma. Last fiscal year, FY-19, use tax generated $684.8 million in

Homecoming royalty announced at SWOSU

Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford celebrated Homecoming on October 26, and winners of the various competitions have been announced by the university. Bailey Pavlik of Oklahoma City (Southmoore) and

Eric McDermott’s mind began to race when he opened his mail and saw a $7,300 bill from the Children’s Hospital at OU Medicine in the spring of 2016. The letter

Seniors riding high for Homecoming

Clinton High School seniors riding atop their class float in the Homecoming parade and facing the camera are, from left, Cara Herrera, Alexia Aston and Jayden Oyler.

Oklahoma mothers over the years have participated in The Oklahoma Toddler Survey (TOTS) through the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH). This year, TOTS celebrates 25 years of existence. TOTS

Oklahoma citizens will be able to pre-register to vote when they turn 17.5 years old thanks to a new law going into effect on Nov. 1. “Voting is one of