A Walk Through the Walkout

This timeline looks at events leading up to the teacher walkout, the high points of Oklahoma Watch’s coverage and the galvanizing effect the work stoppage had on Oklahoma’s teachers and teachers nationwide.

Safe and unsafe sleeping demonstration

Autopsies Reveal a March of Infant Deaths Tied to Unsafe Sleeping

Despite more than two decades of national and state safe-sleep campaigns, co-sleeping and other unsafe sleeping practices are playing a significant role in dozens of infant deaths across Oklahoma each year.

Summer and After-School Programs Out of Reach for Many Parents

When school’s out, in summer or afternoon, many parents face a struggle. Research shows that children without access to summer and after-school learning programs can suffer academically, but finding good, affordable ones is an arduous task. Oklahoma provides no state funding, and a federal program could be eliminated.