“if you are not comfortable with what is going on, get involved and vote. Things won’t be different if the players stay the same. Oklahoma deserves better.”
UPDATED to include School Board President Steve Broudy’s comment. Many Oklahoma school districts will continue a teacher walk-out on Wednesday, but Luther Public Schools will be open. Superintendent Barry Gunn announced late Tuesday that classes will resume Wednesday, April 11. School has been canceled for seven days because of a lack of certified teachers in the
The students are not going to school. And Monday looks to be another momentous day in what will be the sixth day of a teacher walk out. While some Luther teachers are expected to be at the State Capitol again Monday, the school district’s support staff who have been working all along are meeting with
“The teachers are not in class but they are still teaching the public,” said School Board President Steve Broudy.
Plans for Luther schools to close for only one day for the Teacher Walkout at the State Capitol changed when it was announced that LPS would again close on Tuesday. The letter from Superintendent Barry Gunn posted Monday afternoon said “at this time, it has become apparent that Luther Public Schools will not have enough
When the votes started rolling in at the Oklahoma House of Representatives Monday night on the package designed to give teachers a pay raise, Rep. Lewis Moore said he had intended to vote yes, but it didn’t work out that way. Moore, a Republic from Arcadia who represents Luther, said he and a couple of other
The Oklahoma House of Representatives on Monday night passed a historic bill to raise a variety of taxes and revenue to give teachers a raise before a threatened walkout on April 2. The $447 million revenue bill must pass the Oklahoma Senate and be signed by the governor in order to stop the walkout. As
Imagine being a teenager in the south of France in 1940. While walking your dog, he disappears into a hole in the ground. The hole led to an undiscovered cave that would become a French national treasure and an archaeological wonder of prehistoric art. Luther Elementary Art Teacher Shari Henderson took all of her students on
It’s Spring Break for Luther Public Schools. Teachers are off and kids are out of school for a welcome pause to the grind. While the school doors are closed next week, it is anticipated state lawmakers will address a public demand to fund teachers and public employees. There’s talk of a possible teacher walkout on
“From all of my conversations, it sounds like exciting things are happening in Luther,” said Drew Edmondson.