Education

Mark Simms receives honorary doctorate from Bacone College

Date: Jan. 21, 2021

Photo caption: Bacone College honored Osage businessman Mark J. Simms with an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters degree during the Dec. 12 college commencement ceremony ...

Pawhuska Public Schools moves to distance learning

Date: Jan. 14, 2021

For the second time in less than a week, another Osage County school district is pivoting back to distance learning.

Citing the number of students ...

Gov. Stitt announces new school quarantine policy

Date: Jan. 14, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY — In an attempt to increase the number of students participating in in-person learning and incentivize mask policies, Gov. Kevin Stitt is allowing Oklahoma ...

Avant Public Schools pivots to distance learning amid COVID-19 exposure

Date: Jan. 12, 2021

An area school district is having to pivot to distance learning less than two weeks in to the new calendar year.

On Jan. 8, officials ...

Pandemic prompts Bacone to adjust spring calendar

Date: Dec. 28, 2020

MUSKOGEE — Citing delays caused by the ongoing pandemic, Bacone College is adjusting the calendar for its upcoming spring semester.

On Dec. 23, officials with Bacone ...

Sovereign Community School facing termination hearing over finances

Date: Dec. 18, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY — A month after putting its accreditation on probation, the state Board of Education has taken a step towards pulling the plug on an ...

Skiatook Public Schools pivots to distance learning to finish out semester

Date: Dec. 15, 2020

Another area school is finishing out the semester in distance learning thanks to COVID-19.

On Dec. 15, officials with Skiatook Public Schools announced that the ...

Immersion school, Skiatook middle school going to distance learning

Date: Dec. 11, 2020

Photo caption: On Dec. 10, 2020, parents at Daposka Ahnkodapi, the Osage Nation’s immersion elementary school, were notified that a staff member tested positive ...

Woodland Public Schools could lose gifted and talented programming

Date: Dec. 9, 2020

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OKLAHOMA CITY — An Osage County school district is among a dozen across Oklahoma that could lose state aid for gifted and ...

BPS to end fall semester in distance learning

Date: Dec. 8, 2020

Less than a week after adjusting its criteria to stop in-person classes, Bartlesville Public Schools is going to distance learning.

With the district’s quarantine ...