Oklahoma students, parents testify on school bullying

Sobering statistics, moving stories from victims, and policy solutions were discussed during a Sept. 11 interim study on school bullying.

Staci Elder Hensley
September 24, 2018

Cristo Rey showing inner-city students the path to success

As equal parts Catholic high school, college preparatory academy, and a real-world workplace experience, Oklahoma City’s newest private school—Cristo Rey Oklahoma City Catholic High School—offers an innovative, practical, and powerful approach to education.

Staci Elder Hensley
September 19, 2018

Teachers don’t live by bread alone

Public school teachers are paid more than other teachers and have better benefits and job protection. Yet private school teachers report higher job satisfaction on a variety of metrics.

Greg Forster
September 18, 2018

Teacher unions oppose Kavanaugh

You would think U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh wants to burn down the schoolhouse.

Jonathan Small
September 14, 2018
Budget & Tax, Education

Don’t ignore teacher retirement benefits

When discussing teacher compensation, nearly all the focus revolves around average salaries. But ignoring teacher retirement benefits also ignores the cost to taxpayers.

Curtis Shelton
September 12, 2018

Good education news

Regrettably, bad news in Oklahoma’s public education system is all too easy to come by. But I’ve also seen some good news lately, and it’s important to highlight it.

Jonathan Small
September 7, 2018
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