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New Oklahoma Parental Choice Tax Credit Rules Signed into Law

House Bill 3388, which makes some changes to the Oklahoma Parental Choice Tax Credit (PCTC), has been signed into law by Gov. Kevin Stitt. OPSA has...

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Oklahoma Ranks #7 in Parent Power! Index

Oklahoma is ranked #7 in the US in the 2024 Parent Power! Index, published by the Center for Education Reform (CER).

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Your Feedback on the the Emergency Rules for Oklahoma's Parental Choice Tax Credit Made a Difference

Our team at Oklahoma Parents for Student Achievement is sending a huge THANK YOU to the literally thousands of Oklahomans who submitted their...

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Every Kid Counts Oklahoma selected as recipient of inaugural Yass Award for Education Freedom

Every Kid Counts Oklahoma (EKCO) has been chosen as one of the recipients of the $100,000 Yass Award for Education Freedom. This award from the Yass...

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The Importance of the Science of Reading

OPSA partnered with public and private school parents, teachers, reading therapists, community partners, and administrators to dive into the Science...

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ASPIRE Oklahoma Plan - Kids Win!

OPSA partnered with public and private school parents and students to express all of our thanks for the historic ASPIRE Oklahoma Plan. Governor Kevin...

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ASPIRE Oklahoma: Record Public School Investments - What You Need to Know

OPSA has put together this Frequently Asked Questions blog to help public school parents, teachers, and school administrators learn more about how...

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Oklahoma Parental Choice Tax Credit Act: What Homeschool Families Need To Know

IMPORTANT UPDATE! On October 24, 2023, the Oklahoma Tax Commission updated the rules utilizing feedback from the public. Our FAQs have been updated...

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Oklahoma Parental Choice Tax Credit Act: What Private School Families Need To Know

IMPORTANT UPDATE!On November 30th, 2023, the Oklahoma Tax Commission announced that the application start date for the Oklahoma Parental Choice Tax...

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The Basics of an Individualized Education Program (IEP)

Being at the IEP table can be intimidating, however, we can equip you so it doesn't have to be! Watch our four-part video series of our IEP Parent...

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Pictured from left to right: Dr. Johnson, Mike Robins, Geoff Covalt, Jared Reece and John Harris at Kingfisher High School

Kingfisher teacher awarded $1,000 scholarship by Every Kid Counts Oklahoma

Every Kid Counts Oklahoma (EKCO) is partnering with local businesses to award innovative Oklahoma educators with a direct gift to their classroom....

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EKCO & Choice Matters School Choice Expo 2023

EKCO was proud to partner with Choice Matters to host two School Choice Expos in Oklahoma to celebrate National School Choice Week! The Oklahoma City...

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Open Transfer District Openings and Guidelines

With the enactment of Senate Bill 783 (2021), the Legislature made comprehensive reforms to Oklahoma’s school transfer laws, namely revising the...

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Redbud Elementary teacher awarded $1,000 by Every Kid Counts Oklahoma

Every Kid Counts Oklahoma (EKCO) is partnering with local businesses for a second year to award innovative Oklahoma educators throughout the state...

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Educator Uses $1,000 Scholarship To Provide Virtual & In-Person Experiences For Students

In December of 2021, EKCO partnered with businesses across Oklahoma to donate $1,000 direct gifts to innovative educators. Business representatives...

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Cross Timbers Elementary teacher awarded $1,000 by Every Kid Counts Oklahoma

Every Kid Counts Oklahoma (EKCO) is partnering with local businesses this school year to award innovative Oklahoma educators throughout the state...

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IGG Awarded $1,000 by Every Kid Counts Oklahoma

Every Kid Counts Oklahoma (EKCO) recently awarded Infinity Generation Generals Preparatory School (IGG) $1,000 to start their new and innovative...

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FAQs: Oklahoma’s New Open Transfer Policy

On March 31, 2021, Governor Kevin Stitt signed Senate Bill 783 into law and it went into effect on Jan. 1, 2022. Right School, Right Opportunity was...

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EKCO Initiative Honors Innovative Oklahoma Teachers

Every Kid Counts Oklahoma is proud to announce a new partnership with Griffin news stations - News on 6 in Tulsa and News 9 in OKC - to honor...

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Make Your Voice Heard by Voting in the School Board Elections

School board elections are taking place in 65 counties across Oklahoma this Tuesday, February 8, 2022. Elections are an opportunity to have your...

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Recent School Bus Driver Shortage in Bixby Shows the Need For Transportation Solutions in Oklahoma

It is the mission of Every Kid Counts Oklahoma (EKCO) to provide a quality education to all Oklahoma students. We believe our state’s education...

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