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Problems with 3rd grade reading law
For the last six months an Inola son has been fighting what she calls a "flawed" law
Senate panel OKs bill for Okla. education funding
A plan to divert hundreds of millions of dollars in state revenue directly to public schools in Oklahoma during the next several years has passed a Senate committee, despite concerns the proposal will tie the hands of future legislators.
Schools plan for funding rally
FOX23 examined the fight over state funding for education, and how Green Country schools hope to get lawmakers' attention. Video Watch This Video
Leaders push to opt out of state testing
FOX23 investigated the growing push to refuse to take standardized tests and how schools will be punished if parents "opt out".
Tulsa school breaks ground on storm shelter
Today, Tulsa Public Schools broke ground on a state-of-the-art media center that doubles as a storm shelter at Mitchell Elementary. Video Watch This Video
Tulsa family frustrated with late school buses
FOX23's Janai Norman talked to an aunt who was dropping off her two nieces late because the bus was more than 30 minutes late. Video Watch This Video
Green Country school districts prepare for threat of winter weather
Area school districts are bracing for this looming threat of severe winter weather. Video Watch This Video
Area school districts plan for colder temperatures
FOX23 contacted area school districts to see plans for students on school buses in cold weather on Wednesday morning. Video Watch This Video
Tulsa regional STEM earns national praise
The Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance, an initiative of the Oklahoma Innovation Institute, announced it is soliciting additional partners to join its coalition to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in Tulsa.
School on lockdown after teen takes gun, runs away
A school official says Midway Public Schools are on lockdown as a precaution. Video Watch This Video
TPS announces posthumous inductees for Athletic Hall of Fame
The selection committee for the Tulsa Public Schools Athletics Hall of Fame released the first group of inductees for the second annual Athletics Hall of Fame induction banquet.
Tulsa Union student wins national contest
The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Committee awarded Drum Major Megan Harju a $5,000 scholarship, and awarded Union Bands $5,000, for Harju's essay honoring Bob Hope. Video Watch This Video
Heat issues continue at Edison
Crews worked on a boiler problem all weekend, but we discovered students are still sitting in chilly classrooms today. Video Watch This Video
Heat not working at Tulsa school
The heat is not working at Edison Preparatory School in midtown Tulsa.
Former TPS athletic director sentenced to 7 months for embezzlement
A former Tulsa Public School Athletic Director who pleaded guilty to embezzlement was sentenced to 7 months. Video Watch This Video
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Fallin signs minimum wage hike ban in Oklahoma
Cities in Oklahoma are prohibited from establishing mandatory minimum wage or vacation and sick-day requirements under a bill that has been signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin.
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