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OKG Newsletter

Topic: emails

A tale of email

Questions arise from emails unearthed by a school district investigation into a former high school principal.


Jerry Bohnen
Documents obtained from Oklahoma City Public Schools show that former Frederick A. Douglass Mid-High School Principal Brian Staples changed failing grades of some students, as alleged by teachers he had fired. Emails written by Staples suggest he improved Ds and Fs to Cs because some teachers had not complied with grade reporting standards created at the high school. Douglass’ standards were different from district policy due to a federal education improvement program.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Ogling open government


Mike Brake
The delegates to the 1787 Constitutional Convention conducted their deliberations in secret. These were thoughtful men who realized that the decisions they faced — how to design and construct a form of government to maximize the freedoms only recently won in the American Revolutionary War — required a great deal of give-and-take.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013