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Recently, questions have been raised about Oklahoma’s waiver from No Child Left Behind, particularly with respect to Priority Schools identified in the waiver. State Department of Education personnel have written information intended to address as many of these questions as possible. Find the document here.

Save the Date: TLE Regional Meetings

The OSDE would like to offer all districts the opportunity to learn more about the TLE Frameworks available for selection by April 16, 2012.  Each district is invited to bring 1-3 individuals to a TLE Regional Informational Meeting. Developers or developers’ representatives from ALL THREE Teacher Frameworks and BOTH Leadership Frameworks have been invited to attend and present their frameworks. Teacher Frameworks will be presented in the morning (9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) and Leader Frameworks will be presented in the afternoon (1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.).  

Please save the date for one of the following meetings:
February 28th in Edmond
February 29th in Burns Flat
March 1 in Okmulgee
Registration information will be sent next week.

Additional TLE Resources
Additional TLE Resources, including a Frequently Asked Questions document and a recording of the February 6 Videoconference, have been added to our website. 

ESEA Resources

Read the approved ESEA Flexibility Request or read overviews.

Watch an informational video that highlights the basic features of the approved ESEA Flexibility request. 

Participate in a live Webinar via WebEx on Monday, February 20, 2012, @ 1:30. Register (select upcoming).

Attend a live Videoconference on Monday, March 5 or Friday, March 9, 2012 @ 1:30. Register.

Board Meeting

The State Board of Education will meet at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 23 at the SDE.