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OKG Newsletter

Topic: teacher

Thank you, Ms. Luper

Clara Luper, 'Mother of the Civil Rights Movement,' died Wednesday at age 88


Todd Fagin
In August 1986, I was a typical 15-year-old suburban youth in Oklahoma City.
Thursday, June 9, 2011

Teachers, taxpayers told conflicting stories

Letters to the Editor

Shelly Campbell
I was disappointed, but not surprised, to learn that the stipends for National Board Certified Teachers had been cut from the education budget.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Right-hand man

The state Department of Education gets a new chief of staff, but is he conservative enough?


Clifton Adcock
The state Department of Education is seeing change in its upper-echelons, as Superintendent Janet Barresi’s new chief of staff comes on board.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Bad teacher


Gazette staff
In case you were wondering why public opinion ratings for lawyers usually hover somewhere between street pimp and tapeworm, let us introduce you to the case of Tyrone Lamont Nash.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012

General Education



Rod Lott
If Ferris Bueller's Day Off were directed by Wes Anderson, it might resemble the coming-of-age comedy General Education.
Monday, September 24, 2012

Defining rape

A former metro teacher accused of rape challenges state law involving consensual sex between teacher and student.


Clifton Adcock
A former Oklahoma City high school teacher is seeking a law barring school employees not in direct supervision of students from having sex with students who are 16 or older.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013


Class dismissed.


Rod Lott
For those who tired of the inspirational-teacher subgenre that flourished in the ’80s and ’90s — think Stand and Deliver, Dangerous Minds, Dead Poets Society — there’s Wuss! Exclamation theirs, the film illustrates why I never would want to teach public school in today’s environment, even as a mere sub.
Saturday, April 20, 2013

Go home, teacher; you’re drunk


Gazette staff
The late, great Mitch Hedberg once said, “Alcoholism is a disease, but it’s the only one you can get yelled at for having.” Or, as Oklahoma City substitute teacher April Chamberlain might argue, it’s the only disease you can get arrested for having.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013