OSDE wants your input on a proposed education plan - KSWO 7News | Breaking News, Weather and Sports

OSDE wants your input on a proposed education plan

LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- The Oklahoma Department of Education is seeking your input tonight, on a proposed education plan.  The plan determines how federal money will be used in our schools.

The Department has laid out a massive 445-page draft.  It details where the money would go and which programs would be either funded or eliminated.

The OSDE wants everyone in the community to understand it and give their opinions on it. One local teacher tells us without your feedback, the plan will carry on without any changes:

“The thing we see right now there are 9 programs that are under our federal umbrella and 8 of those programs are subject to see a decrease in funding. A couple of those programs have zero'd out altogether. So, these are the programs that our students benefit from when they attend school,” said Kimberly Jones, a science teacher at MacArthur High School.

You have until this Friday to submit your feedback on this draft.

Copyright 20171 KSWO. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:13:57 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:43 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:43:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...

    A top Trump fundraiser and a senior adviser to a UAE crown prince ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for defense contracts from Gulf countries.

    A top Trump fundraiser and a senior adviser to a UAE crown prince ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for defense contracts from Gulf countries.

  • Artist Robert Indiana, known for 'LOVE' series, dies at 89

    Artist Robert Indiana, known for 'LOVE' series, dies at 89

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:12:35 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:23 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:23:27 GMT
    Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series – including the shown sculpture in John F. Kennedy Plaza in Philadelphia – died from respiratory failure Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series – including the shown sculpture in John F. Kennedy Plaza in Philadelphia – died from respiratory failure Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
    Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series – including the shown sculpture in John F. Kennedy Plaza in Philadelphia – died from respiratory failure Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series – including the shown sculpture in John F. Kennedy Plaza in Philadelphia – died from respiratory failure Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series, has died at his home in Maine.

    Artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series, has died at his home in Maine.

  • Duncan Chamber of Commerce holds card skimmer breakfast

    Duncan Chamber of Commerce holds card skimmer breakfast

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:19 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:19:10 GMT
    KAUZKAUZ
    KAUZKAUZ

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- The Duncan Chamber of Commerce is offering free breakfast Tuesday morning and helping you from becoming a victim of card skimming.

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- The Duncan Chamber of Commerce is offering free breakfast Tuesday morning and helping you from becoming a victim of card skimming.

Powered by Frankly