When It Comes to Education Spending, Who’s Right?

There are conflicting narratives about whether school spending in Oklahoma has declined, and if so, by how much. The conflict evokes some basic questions: What is the best measure of school spending in Oklahoma? And how does current spending compare to past years’ and other states’? Here’s a primer.

The Invisibles: Aging Out of Foster Care, Confronting the Unknown

Months after his 18th birthday, Joshua Hoaks uses his experience in foster care to face the future. He represents the many young people in Oklahoma whose families tumbled into crisis and lost custody of their children, not to regain them before they reached 18 and aged out of the foster system.