A bill requiring dyslexia screening for early elementary students not reading on grade level was signed into law by the governor Tuesday.
Canton Lake officially reopened their campgrounds back up to the public after having shut them down to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers closed the campground to each of their lakes through Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas in late-March due to the pandemic.
With the summer heat approaching in Oklahoma, Hennessey residents are expected to see their new aquatic center open in the near future. After the COVID-19 pandemic stalled the completion on the facility, the pool was finally filled last Tuesday as one of the final steps prior to the grand opening which is likely to be in mid-June.
The disruption COVID-19 has caused to schools is likely to continue into the new school year, and the state Education Department is asking school leaders to begin planning for it.
Oklahoma lawmakers had to override vetoes by Gov. Kevin Stitt last week to uphold their recently passed $7.7 billion state budget for the upcoming fiscal year.