Oklahoma Schools Beset by High Principal Turnover

Nearly three-fourths of principals at Oklahoma schools have been in their positions for five years or less. The average stay for principals at high-poverty, high-minority schools is four years. The turnover can disrupt schools’ ability to retain teachers and advance student achievement.

Hofmeister Forms Legal Defense Fund

A legal defense fund has been formed for State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister, who is charged with conspiring to evade campaign finance laws in her 2014 bid for office.