Education

TPS soliciting feedback on redesign of Indian Education program

Date: March 27, 2020

TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa Public Schools is soliciting feedback on three versions of a redesign for its Indian Education program.

After two nights of focus groups ...

Board of Education votes for distance learning to close out school year

Date: March 25, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY — Starting April 6, all public schools in Oklahoma will finish out the 2019-2020 school year via distance learning.

In an effort to stem ...

School districts make meals available for students during school shutdowns

Date: March 22, 2020

With classes suspended statewide through at least April 6, Oklahoma school districts are making arrangements to guarantee their students do not go hungry.

As part ...

Scholarship America still administering Osage Nation Higher Education Scholarship

Date: March 19, 2020

Scholarship America wants Osage students to know they are still working to administer the Osage Nation Higher Education Scholarship, despite school closures or limited campus ...

Oklahoma board of education closes public schools until April 6

Date: March 17, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY — Due to concerns over COVID-19, the Oklahoma board of education has ordered the mandatory closure of all accredited public schools in the state ...

Mark Simms to receive honorary doctorate from Bacone College

Date: Feb. 28, 2020

Photo caption: Osage Nation Gaming Board Chairman Mark Simms (right) will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Bacone College on May 2. He ...

Community wants communication, more cultural programs for students in TPS

Date: Feb. 26, 2020

Photo caption: Students and families protest at a Feb. 22 Tulsa Public Schools community meeting focusing on the Indian Education program reorganization. LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON/Osage ...

Title VI Parent Committee wants role in planning TPS' Indian Ed reorg

Date: Feb. 13, 2020

TULSA, Okla. — Members of Tulsa Public Schools’ Title VI parent committee made it clear at their four-hour-long Feb. 11 meeting that they are tired of ...

TPS extends timeline for proposed reorg of Indian Ed program

Date: Feb. 5, 2020

Photo caption: Tulsa Public Schools Superintendent Deborah Gist addresses the crowd at the TPS community meeting on Jan. 30 in Tulsa. CODY HAMMER/Osage News ...

TPS tells community Indian Education reorganization is happening

Date: Feb. 3, 2020

Caption photo: Tulsa Public Schools Superintendent Deborah Gist answers questions from the Native Youth Board at a community meeting to discuss the future of the ...