Monday night's Lawton Board of Education meeting saw the approval of several outstanding items, as well as receiving updates on its Pre-K program and the availability of digital textbook access for its mathematics curriculum.
Despite the recent bad news that Lawton Public Schools will soon be facing further cuts in local and state revenue, school officials say that they expect to be able to continue to provide quality services for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year.
Lawton Public School District Superintendent Tom Deighan went in front of the Lawton Board of Education Monday night, to update the board on the current status of bond projects dating back to 2004 and 2014, while also discussing progress toward another proposed bond initiative.
The first semester of 2016 has come to a close for the teachers and students of the Lawton Public School system, and just like students receive report cards grading their efforts in the first semester, so too will the teachers and schools of the district.
Oklahoma voters will head to the polls in November, and one of the big state questions on the ballot will be a proposed sales tax increase that will go directly towards increasing teachers salaries in Oklahoma.