Tulsa Superintendent Speaks Out On Teacher Pay
Ponca City Now - January 26, 2014 8:28 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) – The superintendent of Tulsa Public Schools says Oklahoma must do more to compete with higher teacher salaries in surrounding states to address its worsening teacher shortage. Superintendent Keith Ballard told lawmakers Friday there has been no state-mandated pay raise for teachers in Oklahoma since 2006. The Tulsa school district started the current year short-handed and never caught up.