Why I’m Optimistic about Education in Oklahoma

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By Dr. Keith Ballard, Superintendent, Tulsa Public Schools I am optimistic about education in Oklahoma. In my seven years at Tulsa Public Schools, we have made great progress. In 2008, I joined a district that had, in many respects, lost its way. We had buildings in poor repair and classrooms that had fallen behind the times. Our children were not …

Getting to Know: Your School Board

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The filing period for school board candidates in 14 Tulsa County school districts and Tulsa Technology Center District 18 ended without a single contested race. The League of Women Voters usually publishes a Voters’ Guide for School Board races, but there will be no election this year. The League of Women Voters contacted those individuals who did file for office …

Superintendent Candidate Forum – Oct. 28th

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The League will partner with OSU-Tulsa and OETA to present a forum featuring candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction, John Cox and Joy Hofmeister. The forum will be held Tuesday, October 28 from 7:00 – 8:00 p. m. at the  OSU-Tulsa auditorium. This event is open to the public but will also be broadcast live by OETA and streamed live …

Superintendent Candidate Forum – May 14th

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The League of Women Voters has partnered with the Parent Teacher Associations of Zarrow and Eisenhower International Schools to hold a panel discussion of candidates for the state office of Superintendent of Public Instruction on Wednesday, May 14th, beginning at 7:00 pm at Eisenhower International School, 3111 East 56th Street, Tulsa, OK. All seven candidates for this office have been …