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OKG Newsletter


Topic: childhood

Planting seeds

Oklahoma City Educare completes its second year of successful operation.


News

Brendan Hoover
About 85 percent of a child’s brain architecture is developed by age 3, but less than 4 percent of education dollars are typically spent on children at that time, according to Oklahoma Champions for Early Opportunities, a new coalition of Oklahoma business and community leaders.
 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

American DREAM

A group of young people in the state’s Hispanic community is working to help Oklahoma’s undocumented residents benefit under the DREAM Act.


News

Peter Wright
Thousands of undocumented residents living in Oklahoma now can apply for a deportation protection program initiated by presidential order in June. For one group of undocumented students and their friends, the application is not only a reprieve, but also a call to help others who may be eligible.
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Wizard of health

TV’s Dr. Oz lends a hand to bolstering health and nutrition at an OKC high school.


News

Jason Doyle Oden
A health and nutrition initiative created by Dr. Mehmet Oz, the cardiac surgeon who became famous through Oprah Winfrey and now hosts his own TV show, is being implemented this year at Oklahoma City’s ASTEC (Advanced Science and Technology Education Charter) Charter High School.
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Women need help, not prison


Commentary

Kristin Davis
It is no secret that Oklahoma not only incarcerates women at the nation’s highest rate per capita but does so at a rate nearly twice the national average. The “why” behind the statistic is also no secret, although at first glance, it may seem difficult to pin down.
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
 
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