Oklahoma education department to host town halls

Ponca City Now - September 25, 2014 7:35 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The Oklahoma State Department of Education has announced plans for 12 town hall meetings across the state to discuss education issues.

The meetings will include information about the Priority Academic Student Skills – or PASS – standards that will be used during the next two years and how the loss of the No Child Left Behind waiver will affect local schools.

The first meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on September 29th at Durant High School and the final meeting will be November 17th at First Baptist Church in Kingfisher.

Other meetings will be held in Talihina, Guymon, Chickasha, Midwest City, Owasso, Pryor, Weatherford, Altus, Ponca City and Okmulgee.

 

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