EKCO AND EDUCATION IN THE NEWS

Viewpoint: There's no reason to reject school choice in Oklahoma

The Oklahoman
May 22, 2022
One of the most important legislative debates underway this year is whether Oklahoma will fund students, not systems or buildings, as embodied by the language of Senate Bill 1647.
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Viewpoint: Why Oklahoma needs a charter school creation update

The Oklahoman
May 1, 2022
In the end, this bill will empower more parents and communities to start public charter schools that will meet their kids’ needs....
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Letter: We must fund students, not systems

The Oklahoman
May 1, 2022
It’s time for Oklahoma to recognize the importance of empowering parents...
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Letter: General election should include school board races

The Oklahoman
May 1, 2022
Our school boards make many significant decisions that affect our children’s education...
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Viewpoint: In Oklahoma school choice debate, focus on the children

The Oklahoman
April 29, 2022
One thing the public debate has failed to capture is the impact that school choice policies like SB 1647 are already having on Oklahoma’s children...
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Letters: Support Teacher Excellence Funds bills

The Oklahoman
March 20, 2022
As a recent former Oklahoma Teacher of the Year, I am writing to express my support for the Teacher Excellence Fund...
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Letter: Two bills in Legislature could help improve school transportation

Tulsa World
March 18, 2022
Oklahoma is in dire need of school transportation reform. As it stands, the current...
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Column: Lawton school system provides inspiration for statewide educational success

Lawton Constitution
February 15, 2022
As someone who is fully immersed in the future of our kids and invested in...
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Achievers: $4,000 in scholarships awarded to Oklahoma teachers

The Oklahoman
January 3, 2022
Every Kid Counts Oklahoma (EKCO) recently partnered with Oklahoma...
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Achievers: Oklahoma City teacher awarded $1,000

The Oklahoman
December 29, 2021
Ashley Randle, a KIPP Oklahoma City Public Schools teacher, recently...
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EHS teacher awarded $1,000 from state education nonprofit, local legislator

Enid News & Eagle
December 17, 2021
An Enid high school teacher was gifted an early Christmas present from an...
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Elroy Awarded $1,000 for Classroom

The Marlow Review
December 16, 2021
Marlow High School history teacher Haleigh Elroy received a $1,000 check...
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Viewpoint: It is time for Oklahoma to update its school transportation system policies

The Oklahoman
November 20, 2021
We all know Oklahoma’s education system needs to dramatically improve...
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EKCO's Executive Director teaches a class on the U.S Constitution

Facebook
September 16, 2021
Sec. Walters celebrated Constitution Day with a live lesson for OKC students...
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Governor Stitt signs landmark education reform bills into law

Muskogee Politico
April 1, 2021
Stitt signs most transformative education reform in state history into law...
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Point of view: It's time to change school funding formula

The Oklahoman
March 23, 2021
We all know Oklahoma’s education system needs to dramatically improve...
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Creating the education system students deserve

The Oklahoman
February 14, 2021
This past year Oklahoma’s teachers and parents faced what some might have...
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The year in Oklahoma education

NonDoc
December 25, 2020
We collectively coped with adjusting to COVID-19, an election and a massi...
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State grants help families bridge technology gaps during remote learning

KOKH Fox 25
November 12, 2020
As remote learning intensifies in Oklahoma, so are the resources to help...
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Digital Wallet: grant money for low income families struggling with distance learning

News 2
October 15, 2020
While Tulsa County schools struggle with in-person and distanced learning...
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Gov. Stitt Announces 'Bridge The Gap' Funds to Aid Families with School Materials

News 6
August 11, 2020
Governor Stitt announced the ‘Bridge the Gap Digital Wallet’ initiative...
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Oklahoma Achieves Transitions to New Reform Initiative

Tahlequah Daily Press
June 25, 2020
The State Chamber of Oklahoma is announcing its partner organization...
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Governor Stitt announces $30 million education allocation plan

Fox 25
July 16, 2020
Today Governor Kevin Stitt announced $30 million from the GEER fund will...
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