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Public access remains limited at Oklahoma State Board of Education meetings

BY: - September 29, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY — Dozens of Oklahomans found themselves barred from Thursday’s State Board of Education’s meeting room after the state superintendent decided not to move the meeting to a larger venue. Though the crowd was smaller than at previous meetings, a line of at least 30 people was still waiting to get in after the […]

Packed State Board of Education meetings raise public access concerns

BY: - August 29, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY — Mike Howe knew he had to get in line early just to have a chance at one of the few seats at the State Board of Education meeting on Thursday.  So, the 74-year-old retired Tulsa Public Schools educator arrived before dawn in the hopes of urging the board to support public schools […]