Archive: 04/11/18: Wednesday
House Adjourns Until Monday, Votes Down Measure To Discuss Funding
The Oklahoma state House has adjourned until Monday with no further on education funding, News 9's Aaron Brilbeck reports. There were measures introduced to suspend the rules to discuss capital gains exemptions, minus agriculture, but those measures to discuss failed in the House by a vote of 69-29.
Metro Elementary School Janitor Busted In Online Child Sex Sting
An Oklahoma City man was arrested on a child sex crime complaint after investigators say he reached out on social media to an undercover deputy, who he thought was a teen girl. Even more disturbing, authorities say the suspect worked as a janitor for a metro elementary school.
[UNFILTERED] Oklahoma Teachers Chant, "We're Not Leaving!"
Teachers were again at the Oklahoma state Capitol, the ninth day of their statewide walkout. University of Oklahoma journalism professor Mike Boettcher was there as part of the [UNFILTERED] project, a partnership between Boettcher and News 9.
El Reno School District Announces Suspension Of Teacher Walkout
A handful of school districts across Oklahoma have announced an intention to return to class, whether it be Thursday or at the start of next week. One school district in the metro, El Reno Public Schools, posted the announcement on its Facebook page: