With the budget of the Lawton Public School system being slashed to the bone, student supplies are at a bare minimum and parents are left to shoulder the expense of basic school supplies for their students.
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.
Each year, students take the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests in various subjects and in multiple grades, and Lawton Public Schools Superintendent Tom Deighan released the raw test results to the public this week.