“We must do everything in our power to ensure that every home in Oklahoma is fully connected so each of our students has the opportunity for academic success in a 21st-century context. That means full connectivity and a device that can accommodate rigorous distance education,” said Hofmeister.
A bill that provides reforms and transparency to virtual charter schools passed unanimously out of the state Senate today and now heads to Gov. Stitt’s desk. Rep. Sheila Dills and Sen. Dewayne Pemberton authored House Bill 2905.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister has called an emergency meeting of the State Board of Education for 4 p.m. today to authorize the closure of all Oklahoma schools beginning March 17 and lasting until April 6.