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OKG Newsletter


Topic: teach

OKC schools need real change

We must teach kids to be students, and that cannot be done with quick fixes.


Commentary

John Thompson
After more than 35 years in the education realm, retiring Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent Karl Springer said that he is most proud of three policies he helped implement.
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Shelley Reeves
I am sorry. I am sorry for my lack of concern for the state of the Oklahoma Public Schools until it affected my child directly.
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Failing forethought

The A-F school grading system also shows which schools might need the most resources — internal and external — to succeed.


News

Tim Farley
Hunger, poor living conditions and an unstable family life impact a child’s ability to learn more than classroom teaching, studies from education experts show.
 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

In reform, real focus on needs on students


Commentary

Gene Perry
Oklahoma’s education debate spends a lot of time on a few familiar subjects: education funding vs. tax cuts, vouchers and charters vs. traditional public schools and high-stakes testing vs. letting teachers teach. 
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Urban education renewal

The University of Central Oklahoma offers a unique prep academy for teachers who want to teach in urban schools.


News

Tim Farley
Teaching in an urban school district like Oklahoma City often is viewed as challenging or even a last resort for some, but first-year teacher Heather Berry says it’s “fun.”
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Train earlier, work smarter


CFN

Gazette staff
Can’t find a job? It might be because you’re not good enough. Some companies here can’t fill the jobs they have due to lack of skill and training, said CareerTech Director Robert Sommers.
 
Monday, February 3, 2014

Now with more Jesus (part deux)


CFN

Gazette staff
Hobby Lobby owner and Oklahoma native David Green recently launched a public school Bible curriculum. His dreams for it are vast, reported The Washington Post.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Public schools need improvement now


Commentary

John Thompson

School “reform” is a legacy of “liberal PTSD from losing the War on Poverty.”

 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
 
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