Teaching tender

Teacher pay and retention remains at the forefront of a long list of education issues post-teacher walkouts.
Since the teacher walkout in April 2018, the state of Oklahoma has increased the school funding formula, a combination of local, state and federal revenue that is then distributed according to each state’s specific “formula,” by 19 percent, according to Center on Budget and Policy Priorities — one of the biggest increases of any state that had education-related protests.

Cover: Wayward path

With an overhauled school district, OKCPS leaders try to deal with issues arising early in the year.
It has been almost two months since classes began for Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) under Pathway to Greatness, which made this academic year vastly different than previous years for all involved.

Higher abdication

A group of advocates aiming to inspire reform at University of Oklahoma started a podcast to expose corruption and misconduct.
A group of Oklahomans demand sweeping reform at a local university.

Cover: Loan crisis

More people put off major life milestones as student loan debt reaches historic highs.
When Evie Simons signed the dotted lines for student loans at age 18, she did not fully grasp how much of a burden she would have to shoulder.

Summer of change

After a transformational summer, Oklahoma City Public Schools district prepares for its first year under Pathway to Greatness.
When classes begin Aug. 12, thousands of students and employees will attend new schools with new faculty under a new district brand.

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