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Citizen wane

A recent study finds Oklahomans are lacking when it comes to some matters of citizenship.


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Tim Farley
Eating dinner together as a family is important to many Oklahomans, but politics isn’t going to be one of the mealtime conversation topics.
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Report-card reaction

Parents and educators mull over the state Education Department’s grades for OKC public schools.


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Tim Farley
Surprise was not among the reactions administrators and parents showed when the state Department of Education last month released its grades for Oklahoma’s public schools.
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

A new hope

Supporters of an American Indian cultural center say the results of a state audit boost chances of completing the beleaguered project.


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Tim Farley
A state audit that found no wrongdoing within the Native American Cultural and Educational Authority (NACEA) during the last nine years has given new life to a multimillion-dollar project in Oklahoma City.
 
Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Well preserved

Preservation Oklahoma celebrates 20 years of making history by keeping history.


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Tim Farley
Oklahoma’s Cultural Fabric: Using Preservation to Grow and Sustain Our Communities and Heritage
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday
Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
preservationok.org
525-5325
$20

POK 20/20: Two Decades of Preservation Oklahoma
6 p.m. Thursday
The Caliber
48 N.W. Eighth
preservationok.org
525-5325
$20-$25

 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Parole division

State Question 762 asks voters to decide whether to remove the governor from nonviolent offenders’ parole decisions.


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Tim Farley
Gov. Mary Fallin will not support State Question 762, which would take the state’s chief executive officer out of the loop in connection with parole cases involving nonviolent offenders.
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Degrading the grade

Plans to evaluate schools statewide with letter grades are delayed after protests from superintendents.


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Tim Farley
The controversy over Oklahoma’s new A-F grading system for public schools is brewing stronger than a witch’s potion on Halloween. The State Department of Education on Oct. 8 delayed a vote to issue a public release of the school grades, but told district superintendents they could release the grades voluntarily.
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Stopping the stigma

A Sunday candlelight vigil in Edmond is part of a larger effort to raise awareness of mental illness in Oklahoma.


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Tim Farley
Madinah Hazim-Adams was devastated when her mother died of a heart attack in 2010. She was so despondent that her world began to fall apart.
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
 
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