National rating gives Oklahoma public schools an 'F'

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi commented on the lack of reform in Oklahoma's public education after the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released its "Leaders & Laggards" report, an annual state-by-state report card on educational effectiveness. 

Teens need more drivers' education

New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reveals that teens that skip driver education are involved in more crashes and receive more traffic convictions compared to their peers that participated in driver education.

U.S. Navy Band coming to Tulsa

America's Navy is coming home to Tulsa, one of 13 cities to host a performance by the United States Navy Band Country Current during its 2014 tour - one of the Navy's signature outreach programs.

TPS teacher certification woes

A recent audit showed that 41 teachers in Tulsa Public Schools had lapsed state teaching certificates. This followed the revelation that a top administrator had been employed without the proper credentials.

People Are Broke

Even the Wall Street Journal is accepting the course of action advocated by the administration and Wall Street to raise rates "with the bond program set to end next month, officials are turning to sensitive discussions about when to raise the short-term rate and how to signal the move."

No consequences for bad behavior?

In recent news, we've heard a lot about a certain athlete who has used a switch on his child. Since I don't have any other information, I can't make a judgment on this particular situation. 

Tulsa Drillers become the AA affiliate for the LA Dodgers

For only the second time in 38 years, the Tulsa Drillers are changing their Major League affiliation. The team held a press conference last week to announce the Drillers were becoming the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers, beginning with the 2015 season.