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Tulsa students can achieve reading success, but experienced teachers are critical, experts say

BY: - September 1, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY – Tulsa Public Schools has only months to achieve considerable growth in student reading scores. Experts say student outcomes can be accelerated, but it will require having qualified, experienced teachers in Tulsa classrooms at a time when there’s a substantial shortage of those educators statewide. The Oklahoma State Board of Education agreed to […]

Surveys reveal little improvement in Oklahoma’s literacy rates since 2012

BY: - August 29, 2023

About 1 in 5 Oklahoma adults struggle to read and comprehend written English, newly released research shows.  Over 500,000 Oklahoma adults could be either functionally illiterate in English or would struggle to paraphrase, make low-level inferences, or compare and contrast written information, according to the findings of a national survey, called the Program for the […]