State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister has announced that she will propose a Continuous Learning Plan to the State Board of Education this week to complete the school year for Oklahoma students without reopening school buildings during the global pandemic. While the education of schoolchildren will resume with distance learning, there will not be traditional, in-person instruction or extracurricular activities, instead following critical safety guidance from the Centers for Disease Control with regard to social distancing for students, staff and school families.


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Bridges returns to take CPS helm

The Clinton Board of Education voted unanimously this week to hire Tyler Bridges as the school district’s new superintendent, effective July 1.

Nutritious meals served up to students

In the parking lot at Southwest Elementary, Connie Hileman hands out meals to students Addyson McPhail, 5, left, and Adalynn McPhail, 7. Clinton Schools are currently serving breakfast and lunch to students at several locations in Clinton.

The Oklahoma Insurance Department (OlD) issued a bulletin this week to all health insurance companies and health maintenance organizations operating in Oklahoma to waive the costs associated with testing for the diagnosis of COVID-19. Additionall~ OIDisrequesting companies to be proactive in their communications to consumers regarding all medically necessary covered health care services and deliver accurate information about COVID-19 to ensure consumers are aware of their available benefits during a public health crisis.

State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister is asking school leaders statewide to help hospitals and nursing homes by donating desperately needed items such as hand sanitizer, masks and disinfecting wipes.