Oklahoma State Board of Education

The Texoma Report 1-12-2021

Jan 12, 2021

Oklahoma’s State Board of Education is asking for a funding increase for the state’s schools in next year’s legislative session.

The chair of the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board has resigned for health reasons.

Oklahoma students who’ve been exposed to COVID-19 in the classroom will now be allowed to continue attending school instead of quarantining if everyone  is wearing masks. 

Lawton City Council voted Tuesday to approve leasing the National Guard Armory building to Lawton Community Theatre for its new home. 

The Texoma Report 12-7-2020

Dec 8, 2020

Governor Kevin Stitt’s pick for the Oklahoma State Board of Education, Melissa Crabtree, has turned down her nomination Monday in response to a public outcry regarding her qualifications.

The first COVID-19 vaccine recipients are healthcare workers fighting the disease and others who most vulnerable to it. 

In Altus, with the increasing spread of COVID-19 throughout the city, Municipal Judge John M. Wampler issued emergency judicial orders to limit the number of people coming into the Altus Municipal Court.

The Texoma Report 12-4-2020

Dec 8, 2020

On Wednesday, Governor Kevin Stitt quietly removed and replaced State Board of Education member Kurt Bollenbach of Kingfisher. 

Oklahoma State officials have allocated funding for a Norman lab providing free COVID-19 tests.
IMMY Labs is getting nearly six million dollars in federal CARES Act funds to continue testing through the holiday season.