“I’m extremely concerned that districts are wanting to use the support staff raises for administrative staff,” he says.
Teacher raise, increased education funding, criminal justice reform among highlights
“Current law advises people to reports suspected abuse and neglect ‘promptly’ but this term is obviously getting misinterpreted”
“(Her veto) create confusion at a time when educators desperately need stability.”
“This strong bipartisan vote signals to teachers that their stories have been heard.”
“Passing the largest teacher pay raise in state history moves us to No. 2 in the region in average teacher pay and will help Oklahoma retain quality teachers.”
Senator Sharp says that remaining campaign funds should be used for special elections when someone leaves office midterm
At this small-town-hall style meeting, Senator Leewright answered questions about our state budget, education, the turnpike and Oklahoma’s future.
Sharp’s hope is that, “being reminded every few months that such actions are a felony and they’ll be deemed a sex offender will change their perception and bring them to their senses.”
Richardson’s primary platforms include making turnpikes free roads again, and lots of accountability.