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OKG Newsletter

Topic: board of education

Tweet and sour


Gazette staff
It’s always nice to see the state’s public education officials acting like the professionals they undoubtedly are.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

End academic segregation


Mike Brake
The 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision that ended race-based school segregation recognized that it was unconstitutional to jam black kids into inadequate schools.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Massenat wins school board seat

Elemental Coffee co-owner emerges on top in three-person race.


Gazette staff
Oklahoma City businesswoman Laura Massenat won election Tuesday night to the open seat on the Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education. Massenat, who co-owns Elemental Coffee, won the three-way race and avoided an April runoff by getting nearly 55 percent of the vote, or 890 total votes.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Evolving debate

Controversy surrounds a state bill challenging the teaching of evolution in schools.


Jerry Shottenkirk
A bill assailed by some for challenging science in the classroom is making its way through the state Legislature. Senate Bill 1742, authored by Sen. Josh Brecheen, would create the “Oklahoma Science Education Act.”
Wednesday, February 22, 2012

No school takeover


Karl Springer
I want to directly address the people of Oklahoma City and explain my opinion on the potential state takeover of our schools on the state’s priority list: It is a terrible idea.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Who our schoolchildren need


Bill Bleakley
Tuesday is election day for choosing the chair and two members of the Oklahoma City Public Schools School Board. Many believe the school elections are set in the middle of winter and not in conjunction with regular elections to subdue voter turnout and strengthen the political power of education special interests. The usual voter turnout in these elections proves them right.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Civics lesson

OKC voters on Tuesday will determine the next chair of the school district’s board of education.


Clifton Adcock
Tuesday’s Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education election will determine who will lead the board through a time of transformation for the district.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013