Ryan Walters Sworn in as New Super Intendent of Public Instruction

New State Superintendent of Public instruction Ryan Walters was sworn in as Superintendent of Public Instruction on Monday, January 9th. Walters released a statement in a press release saying ” It is an honor to be elected and serve as the next State Superintendent. I look forward to giving Oklahoma students the best opportunity to learn from the great teachers here in Oklahoma,”

Walters defeated Democrat Jena Nelson in the November general election. Walter in his statement also mentioned his priorities as Superintendent saying ” I will audit every educational dollar, fight to increase teacher pay, and evaluate best practices”.