James Gallogly Named OU’s 14th President

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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents has named a longtime energy company executive as the university’s next president. The regents announced Monday that 65-year-old James Gallogly will become OU’s 14th president on July 1. He will succeed David Boren, who announced in September that that he would step down onContinue Reading

Woodward Public Schools Plans for Possible Teacher Walkout

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The Woodward School Board met Thursday afternoon to plan for a possible teacher walkout April 2 if Oklahoma legislators cannot provide funding for the first across-the-board pay raises for teachers since 2008. The board is prepared to suspend classes from April 2-6 if teachers were to walkout. In a post, the school addressed several areasContinue Reading

OEA Announces Proposed Revenue Plan As Teacher Walkout Looms

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The Oklahoma Education Association announced a proposed $905.7 million revenue package Friday morning that would provide a pay raise for teachers. The OEA has called for a statewide teacher walkout April 2 if lawmakers cannot fund the first across-the-board pay raise since 2008. The group is calling it the “Together We’re Stronger” plan. $177 millionContinue Reading

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