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Commissioned by the Oklahoman, an online survey of Oklahoma teachers from across the state. An effort to make the thoughts and opinions of those closest to the classroom a part of the future of education public policy in our state.

Without an increase in pay, Oklahoma may find itself with a lot less teachers

Oklahoma already doesn't have enough teachers and, after the Step Up Plan failed in the State House last Monday, it may get worse. Before...

Teachers blame both parties equally for failure of Step Up Plan in State House...

If House Democrats were betting on Republicans getting blamed solely for the overall failure of a plan to fix the state budget deficit and...

Poll: Teachers believe state should cut wind energy subsidies to better fund public education

Nearly two-thirds of teachers in the state of Oklahoma believe corporate tax credits should be used to better fund public education, according an online...

Nearly half of all Oklahoma Teachers believe state has too many school districts

Many have argued that Oklahoma has too many school districts and administrative costs are keeping funds from reaching the classroom.  Prior polling of likely...

Oklahoma teachers would choose varied options for their own children

A majority, 57 percent, of Oklahoma teachers say a traditional public school would be the best educational option for their own children, according to...

Oklahoman: Poll shows deep political frustration among teachers

By Ben Felder, Oklahoman A vast majority of public school teachers across the state have an unfavorable opinion of the state Legislature — 80 percent,...