Oklahoma State Budget http://kwgs.org en A Detailed Preview of the Oklahoma Legislature's Upcoming Session with Noted Analyst David Blatt http://kwgs.org/post/detailed-preview-oklahoma-legislatures-upcoming-session-noted-analyst-david-blatt <p>The Oklahoma Legislature will convene for this year's session on Monday, February 3rd, at noon. Which issues, both greater and lesser, will our state's lawmakers be focused on throughout 2014? We explore that multi-faceted question on this edition of StudioTulsa; our guest is David Blatt, executive director of the OK Policy Institute, which is "a non-partisan independent policy think-tank" you can learn more about <a href="http://okpolicy.org/">here</a>. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 19:27:41 +0000 Rich Fisher 53714 at http://kwgs.org A Detailed Preview of the Oklahoma Legislature's Upcoming Session with Noted Analyst David Blatt TPS Superintendent Dr. Keith Ballard Speaks Out on Cuts to Teacher Workforce http://kwgs.org/post/tps-superintendent-dr-keith-ballard-speaks-out-cuts-teacher-workforce <p>On today&#39;s program, we speak with Tulsa Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Keith Ballard, who --- like every other school system administrator across Oklahoma --- is working hard to deal with the new reality of reduced state expenditures for education. Indeed, such aid is now <em>lower</em> than it was four years ago. Less and less money for schools, teachers, classrooms, and textbooks means more and more to be alarmed about, according to Dr. Tue, 10 Apr 2012 22:19:15 +0000 Rich Fisher 16610 at http://kwgs.org TPS Superintendent Dr. Keith Ballard Speaks Out on Cuts to Teacher Workforce