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Oklahoma judge says lawsuit over nation’s first Catholic charter school can proceed

Jun 6, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The court’s decision was “not making any type of ruling regarding substantive arguments” in the case, the judge said in... Read more


Oklahoma Supreme Court hears Catholic charter school case

Apr 2, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

Republican Attorney General Gentner Drummond argued on Tuesday against the board’s approval of the school, saying that it sets a... Read more


Oklahoma Supreme Court says superintendent can’t intervene in Catholic charter school suit

Nov 16, 2023

By Daniel Payne

State Attorney General Gentner Drummond filed a lawsuit last month against the Oklahoma Statewide Virtual Charter School Board. Read more


Oklahoma attorney general files lawsuit against nation’s first religious charter school

Oct 23, 2023

By Daniel Payne

State Attorney General Gentner Drummond, a Republican, announced the lawsuit in a press release on his website on Oct. 20. Read more


Oklahoma board approves Catholic charter school contract

Oct 10, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The Archdiocese of Oklahoma said it was “excited to be one step closer to providing new education opportunities for families... Read more


Groups sue to block Catholic charter school in Oklahoma; state leaders stand firm

Aug 2, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The Statewide Virtual Charter School Board voted 3-2 in early June to approve St. Isidore of Seville Catholic Virtual School. Read more


Oklahoma board approves first Catholic charter school in the country

Jun 5, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The state of Oklahoma approved the country’s first-ever religious charter school on Monday. Read more

Classroom in a Catholic school.

Oklahoma board rejects initial proposal for Catholic charter school

Apr 12, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

A statewide board in Oklahoma voted Tuesday to reject a proposal brought by the Oklahoma Catholic Conference to create a... Read more

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Newark church asks school to cover LGBT mural

May 24, 2019

A Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Newark has instructed a charter school to cover a pro-LGBT mural painted on... Read more