A panel of educators, joined by teachers and representatives from education and public-policy groups in the crowd, spoke in emotional and sometimes emphatic tones at Wednesday’s public forum, “Oklahoma Watch-Out: Straight Talk With Teachers.”

Below are video highlights. A written story on the public forum, held at Baxter’s Interurban Grill in downtown Tulsa, can be found at this link.

What Will Keep Teachers in the Classroom?

Does Pay Matter?

Tulsa Superintendent Keith Ballard on Salaries for His District’s Teachers

OK Policy Director David Blatt Discusses Education Funding


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David Fritze

Fritze was executive editor of Oklahoma Watch from November 2012 to August 2020. Before then, he worked at The Arizona Republic for 20 years in various positions, including business, metro and national...