CATOOSA — The Catoosa Public School system has a lot to be proud of. R. J. Wells Middle School has been selected as an Apple Distinguished School for the 2012-2013 school year.
Common Core repeal has Oklahoma educators worried
With the Legislature's repeal of tough, new English and math standards known as Common Core, education leaders said they're concerned Oklahoma students will fall further behind their counterparts in more than 40 state which have implemented the standards.
Zebra band kicks off summer practice
A new school year is approaching, and for the Claremore High School Band, that means summer rehearsals.
RSU offers program for those needing to finish degree
Rogers State University offers an accelerated and flexible program for those who started college, but weren’t able to finish their degree.
Brainiac Brawl honored for outstanding achievement
The Claremore Publics Schools Foundation has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Award for Local Education Foundations, sponsored by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence.
Hofmeister gains statewide support, trounces Barresi
Loud applause and a cry of “We did it! We did it!” filled a room in northwest Oklahoma City as supporters of Tulsa businesswoman Joy Hofmeister learned she’d taken the Republican Party’s nomination for state superintendent of public instruction.
Verdigris Lower Elementary teacher found not guilty of physical abuse of students
Judge Terrell Crosson’s courtroom was filled to capacity Friday as the jury found Verdigris Elementary School teacher April Beth Cohenour not guilty.
Textbook by RSU prof used by Air Force Academy
A textbook co-authored by a Rogers State University professor is now required reading at the United States Air Force Academy.
6 of 7
Six of the seven candidates for Oklahoma’s State Superintendent participated in a recent forum at Rogers State University in anticipation of the June 24 primary elections.
Record Setting: RSU scholarship auction raises record amount for student scholarships
The 10th annual Rogers State University Foundation Scholarship Auction and Dinner raised a record $115,000 for scholarships to be given to RSU students at the Bartlesville, Claremore and Pryor campuses.
Fallin signs Common Core repeal bill
Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill on Thursday to repeal the Common Core education standards, getting rid of the new guidelines for math and English scheduled to go into effect in Oklahoma schools in the upcoming school year.
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