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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Schools

Year-round learning


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City school board approved a new district-wide learning calendar aimed at re-focusing academics.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

‘Radical’ retooling

The Oklahoma City Council and Oklahoma City Public Schools embrace bold measures to improve the school district


News

Clifton Adcock
On a cold January night in a crowded conference room on the third floor of the Oklahoma History Center, a radical plan intended to fundamentally change Oklahoma City Public Schools was unveiled to city leaders.
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Counterpoint: Separation anxiety

The Constitution is under fire by the right-wing assault


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
The bills would also appear to directly violate Article 2, Section 5 of the Oklahoma Constitution, which states: “No public money or property shall ever be appropriated, applied, donated, or used, directly or indirectly, for the use, benefit, or...
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Why do liberals love Islam, hate Christianity?


Letters to the Editor

Martin Morrell
I have several comments regarding Kurt Hochenauer’s Feb. 9 Gazette Commentary “Counterpoint: Separation anxiety.” Hochenauer worries that discussing religious ideas could “dumb down” our students. As dumbed-down as our public schools already are, it’s hard to believe that discussing anything could dumb them down any further.
 
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Urban instruction

A site has been selected for a downtown elementary, which some hope will be established as a charter school.


News

Kelley Chambers
Despite sentimental attachments, a 1910 school building in downtown Oklahoma City will not be the home of a planned elementary school, although one will be built.
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Counterpoint: GOP undermines funding

Lawmakers apparently feel little compunction about gutting funding.


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
There’s real merit to the idea that Oklahoma public universities should cut or even eliminate tuition, making higher education accessible to everyone.
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

For the public good


Letters to the Editor

Chadwick Cox
So just what does Jason Reese think that is taught in public schools that undermines our children’s faith? Is it real science, evolution and not the debunked and religiously motivated intelligent design? That earth is very much older than 6,000 years?
 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

What OETA means


Letters to the Editor

John McCarroll
We were a little perplexed to see a letter to the editor from Carl Hall (“Elmo A-OK?” Dec. 7, Oklahoma Gazette) stating that no one from OETA had answered his wife’s email about the impact of state funding cuts.
 
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
 
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