State: Oklahoma

Overview

Oklahoma
Your Guide to Data and Services for Oklahoma

SREB works with Oklahoma policymakers, colleges and schools to help them improve education. From this page, find independent, accurate data, reliable best practices and ways to share scarce resources.

Oklahoma Members of the Board

Kevin Stitt, Governor of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, ex officio (2023)
Chad Caldwell, State Representative, Enid (2022)
Allison D. Garrett, Chancellor, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Oklahoma City (2023) 
Jennifer Monies, Member, State Board of Education, Oklahoma City (2025)
Adam Pugh, State Senator, Edmond (2024)

(Appointments to the Board are made by the Governor. Terms expire June 30 of the specified year.)

Oklahoma Members of the Legislative Advisory Council

Rhonda Baker, State Representative, Yukon 
Chad Caldwell
, State Representative, Enid
Adam Pugh, State Senator, Edmond
Marty Quinn, State Senator, Claremore
Todd Russ, State Representative, Cordell

Publication April 20212 pages

Oklahoma
Student and Faculty Diversity

These state profiles compare the demographics of college faculty and the general and college student populations in each SREB state. The data compare the percentage of Black, Hispanic, American Indian or Alaska Native, and white students with the percentage of faculty in those groups at two-year and technical colleges, public four-year institutions and private four-year institutions.

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Publication January 20219 pages

Oklahoma
College Affordability Profile

To help policymakers assess and improve college affordability in their states, SREB provides tailored reports on the policies, programs and prices that drive affordability. Each member-state profile details net price at different types of institutions, state financial aid based on need or other factors, student borrowing, and percentage of family income needed to pay for college at different income levels.

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Publication July 202012 pages

Oklahoma Educator Supply and Demand Network
Recommendation Report

Many states are facing challenges building a strong teacher workforce, in particular attracting more individuals to the teaching profession and retaining beginning teachers. This report provides recommendations from the Oklahoma Educator Supply and Demand Network for its two priority issues: policy and implementation barriers to paid student teaching internships and lack of sustainable, statewide support for first- and second-year teachers. 

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Publication July 202040 pages

Oklahoma: A Turning Point

A Turning Point is the ninth biennial report to SREB states on their progress in meeting SREB’s Challenge to Lead goals for education. The 2020 report  focuses on Charting a Course to 2030 — evaluating how well states are preparing their workforces for the future economy.  Each customized state report documents advancement on both measurable outcomes and state policies. Through effective policy implementation, the goals can help states drive improvements in student achievement, high school graduation, college completion and workforce readiness.

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DATA GRAPHICS SNAPSHOT

Publication September 2019 | 20 pages
Shared-Time Technology Centers: A Study of Six State Funding Systems. Special Report for the Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force Southern Regional Education Board.  SREB.org. September 2019

Shared-Time Technology Centers
A Study of Six State Funding Systems

Students need learning experiences connected with the world of work to equip them to enter the workforce and secure good jobs. This report provides an overview of funding for career and technical education and a detailed look at CTE funding models in Arkansas, Indiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina and West Virginia. Produced by SREB for the Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force, it also offers considerations for actions to improve CTE.

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Schools Honored at the Making Schools Work Conference
2019 Gene Bottoms Pacesetter School Awards

Ten schools were recognized at the Making Schools Work Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, for their efforts to increase quality instruction and raise student achievement.

The Gene Bottoms Pacesetter Awards recognize schools that implement one of SREB’s Making Schools Work school improvement frameworks and are achieving success in increasing student graduation rates, readiness for college or careers, and credential attainment.

How did each each school achieve the award? Download the releases below for details.

News
Oklahoma's Promise: Oklahoma Higher Learning Access Program

Promises Kept in Oklahoma
SREB review of financial aid program

Oklahoma’s Promise is an effective college scholarship program that meets its goals and helps the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education increase education attainment in the state, according to a report from the Southern Regional Education Board. The report cited Oklahoma’s Promise as “an example of how a state can invest valuable resources in its students and see a strong return on that investment.”

Publication May 2016 | 12 pages | (16V12)

Case Study: Piedmont High School
Raising Rigor and Expectations

Piedmont High School is a high-achieving school with a 2015 graduation rate of 99 percent. This case study details how the school used the High Schools That Work design to put in place the building blocks to foster a culture of continuous improvement to ensure every student has the opportunity to succeed.

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