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Legislative Briefings

Thursday, April 17, 2014

      CCOSA, OSSBA and USSA Legislative Briefings will be held every Tuesday throughout the Legislative Session. Come join your colleagues to discuss the opening of the legislative session, react to Governor Fallin’s State of the State Address, and receive your copy of the latest legislative tracking list . . . read more

Legislative Action Alert - SB 1654

April 17, 2014

      Legislative Action Alert - Educators Support SB 1654   April 17, 2014   The organizations representing Oklahoma’s professional educators, elected school . . . read more

Action Alert! SB 573 - Statewide Charter Schools

April 16, 2014

  Legislative Action Alert – SB 573   SB 573 STATEWIDE CHARTER SCHOOL   SB 573 by Senator Clark Jolley (R-Edmond) and Rep. Lee Denney . . . read more

CCOSA/OSSBA/USSA Alert NOW - H.B. 2642

April 9, 2014

  April 9, 2014   We need parents, teacher leaders, principals, superintendents, school board members, local chambers of commerce, and business leaders to personally contact their State Senator . . . read more

CCOSA Legislative Action Alert on SB 1816

April 8, 2014

  April 8, 2014   The Oklahoma House of Representatives could hear SB 1816 by Senator Brian Crain (R-Tulsa) and Rep. Aaron Stiles (R-Norman)  as early as tomorrow. The House version . . . read more

Legislative Action Alert - S.B. 1654 ACTION NEEDED NOW!!!

April 7, 2014

  Good Morning,   SB 1654 by Senator John Ford (R-Bartlesville) and Representative Dennis Casey (R-Morrison) is scheduled to be heard TODAY at 3:00pm in the House Common . . . read more

Legislative Action Alert - H.B. 2642 ACTION NEEDED NOW!!!

April 2, 2014

***LEGISLATIVE ACTION ALERT***   4/2/2014   Good morning ,   H.B. 2642 will be heard this morning at 9:30 a.m. in the Senate Appropriations Committee. . . . read more

OSSBA, CCOSA, USSA Legislative Action Alert - HB 2642

March 11, 2014

  ***IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUESTED***   March 11, 2014   Dear Member,   The Oklahoma House of Representatives could hear . . . read more

Legislative Alert for HB 2414 - LNH Scholarship Bill

February 26, 2014

EDUCATION ACTION ALERT – LINDSEY NICOLE HENRY SCHOLARSHIP BILL (HB2414) This bill is scheduled for a committee vote TODAY at 4:30 pm before the House Appropriations and Budget Committee Please call and email . . . read more

Legislative Action Alert - HB 3398

February 25, 2014

            EDUCATION ACTION ALERT - VOUCHERS (HB3398) This bill is scheduled to be heard WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 26 @ 4:30PM before the House Appropriations and Budget Committee . . . read more

CCOSA Legislative Action Alert - HB 2642

February 10, 2014

  ***IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUESTED***   February 10, 2014   Dear CCOSA Member,   Today at 3:00 p.m. the House Common Education Committee will hear HB 2642 by . . . read more

2013-14 CCOSA Legislative Goals

December 10, 2013

LEGISLATIVE GOALS 2013-14 CCOSA seeks a commitment from the Oklahoma Legislature to restore per pupil funding to pre-recession levels; putting an end to the moratorium on accreditation standards and allowing for . . . read more

House Appropriations and Budget Committee on Common Education

November 19, 2013

Chair Rep. Lee Denney (R) - District 33 Capitol Address: 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 441 Oklahoma City, OK  73105 (405) 557-7304 leedenney@okhouse.gov Legislative Assistant: Suzanne . . . read more

House Common Education Committee

November 19, 2013

Chair Rep. Ann Coody (R) - District 64 Capitol Address: 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 439 Oklahoma City, OK  73105 (405) 557-7398 anncoody@okhouse.gov Legislative Assistant: Cindy Stevens . . . read more

Senate Education Committee

November 19, 2013

Chair Sen. John W. Ford (R) - District 29 Capitol Address:  2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 424A Oklahoma City, OK  73105 (405) 521-5634 fordj@oksenate.gov Executive Assistant: Debbie . . . read more

HB 1661 - School Bullying & Prevention Act

August 21, 2013

House Bill 1661 substantially amends the School Bullying Prevention Act, changing its title to the School Safety & Bullying Prevention Act and imposing many new requirements that must be included in District policy.  It also . . . read more

EOI-Related Legislation

August 9, 2013

House Bill 1756, effective as of May 23, 2013 Senate Bill 559, effective as of August 22, 2013 (90 days after adjournment) Summary:  House Bill 1756 modifies EOI diploma requirements for certain students with IEPs. . . . read more

New School Laws - 2013

August 6, 2013

The attached is a summary of legislation passed during the last legislative session, along with the budget for schools and rules passed by the State Board of Education. From CCOSA and USSA: New School Laws 2013 . . . read more

Summary of Senate Bills 256 and 258

July 31, 2013

School Safety Drills, per Senate Bills 256 and 258, effective as of July 1, 2013 All Oklahoma public schools must conduct at least the following safety drills during every school year: 2 lockdown drills; the . . . read more

Clarification of Sequester Impact

July 23, 2012

Dear Education Colleagues, I hope your summer is providing you with some moments of relaxation. Knowing that the opening of a new school year is just around the corner, I want to share some important information with you.  There . . . read more

CCOSA 2012 Legislative Report

June 8, 2012

2012 CCOSA Legislative Report Shared at the CCOSA Summer Conference Click Here read more

2012 CCOSA Legislative Goals

by Gracie Branch | January 23, 2012

Legislative Goals for the 2nd Session of Oklahoma's 53rd Legislature   For Printable PDF Version Click Here read more

Connect with Your Elected Officials

by Gracie Branch | October 29, 2011

There are a lot of new faces in the Oklahoma Legislature.  Click here to update the contact information for your State Representative, State Senator and your Representative to the United States House of Representatives: . . . read more

Information on the Federal Jobs Fund

by Gracie Branch | October 29, 2011

The Education Jobs Fund (Ed Jobs) program is a new federal program that provides $10 billion in assistance to States to save or create education jobs for the 2010-2011 school year. Jobs funded under this program include those that provide . . . read more

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