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Saturday, February 13, 2021

The week in coveducation: 'Ghost students' examined

The week in coveducation: 'Ghost students' examined
The week in coveducation: ‘Ghost students’ examined

There could be a light at the end of the tunnel for Oklahoma teachers still waiting to be vaccinated after Gov. Kevin Stitt announced this week that COVID-19 vaccines would be available to all pre-K through 12th grade educators beginning Feb. 22.

Also this week, voters hit the polls in some local school board elections, including the race for chairperson of the Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education. Plus, The Oklahoman and StateImpact examined the term “ghost students,” as it was used by Stitt during his State of the State address.

But first, make sure you heard the latest episode of NonDoc’s podcast — Live From the News Dungeon — which featured a guest appearance by House Common Education Chairwoman Rhonda Baker (R-Yukon).

Once you’re done with that, be sure to catch up on the week’s Oklahoma education news with this collection of headlines from reporters around the state.

Oklahoma teachers eligible for vaccine Feb. 22

Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Thursday that pre-K through 12th grade teachers, school staff CONTINUE READING: The week in coveducation: 'Ghost students' examined