Oklahoma Teachers To See Larger Class...

Oklahoma Teachers To See Larger Classes, Older Textbook Next Year

There are 3 comments on the Oklahoma Impact Team story from Mar 2, 2010, titled Oklahoma Teachers To See Larger Classes, Older Textbook Next Year. In it, Oklahoma Impact Team reports that:

Oklahoma school districts will face severe challenges in the coming months as administrators try to figure out how to stretch what is certain to be a diminished state formula allocation for FY 2011.

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Hennessey, OK

#1 Mar 2, 2010
As a high school teacher and a parent of three elementary children, I can tell you that increasing class size would be devastating for students. Elementary teachers are already pressed to train students to outperform last year's class on multiple standardized tests, while creativity and life skills fall by the wayside. How about this? Why don't we suspend testing for a couple of years and use that money to pay the teacher's salaries?

Edmond, OK

#2 Mar 3, 2010
I thought the OK lottery was to help with school funds? You see on commericals about how much the lottery can buy for the school system...

Oklahoma City, OK

#3 Mar 5, 2010
That's why so many new teachers are leaving the state to many kids and not enough "PAY". And then half of the students are learning much of nothing anyways. Parents you try sitting in a class with that many and "C" what you have learned.It's not like they are in college I understand class with 27 students but not "R' little people come on now.Edu cation dept do better with our FUTURE

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