Oklahoma’s planned rollout of a new private school income tax credit hit some snags as technical issues delayed the application window until Dec. 6.
The state Board of Education on Thursday placed a new set of expectations on Tulsa Public Schools as part of its heightened monitoring of the district.Keep reading
Oklahoma’s prison population rose 2.3% from late 2021 to 2022, a notable shift after years of steady decline.Keep reading
According to the Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the national poverty rate of two parent households in 2021 was 9.5%. This is less than the recorded poverty rate among single parent households, 31.7%, and the…Keep reading
As of November 4, 2023, Oklahoma has the second-highest COVID-19 death rate in the nation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Since January 1, 2020, Oklahoma’s total deaths per 100,000 from COVID-19 has been 429.9, equating to…Keep reading
Oklahoma is ranked 44th out of 52 in the “Best States to Work Index” of 2023, according to Oxfam, an international nonprofit organization specializing in poverty and economic injustice. Oxfam’s index ranks the laws of all 50 states, the District…Keep reading
Oklahoma Treasurer Todd Russ criticized one of the state’s biggest pension systems for taking an exemption for investments under a new energy boycott law. His office still does business with two of the firms on the list.Keep reading