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OKG Newsletter


Topic: edmond

Degrading the grade

Plans to evaluate schools statewide with letter grades are delayed after protests from superintendents.


News

Tim Farley
The controversy over Oklahoma’s new A-F grading system for public schools is brewing stronger than a witch’s potion on Halloween. The State Department of Education on Oct. 8 delayed a vote to issue a public release of the school grades, but told district superintendents they could release the grades voluntarily.
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Incomplete 'grade'


Letters to the Editor

David Goin
I was disappointed in the content of an article appearing in the Oct. 17 Oklahoma Gazette (News, “Degrading the grade”). I am particularly concerned about a quotation attributed to me (“it’s just about too much to ask”) followed by words that are a misrepresentation of my position and expectations for the academic growth of students.
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Magnificent 7

What if seven local musicians collaborated on seven songs in seven days? You get The 7 Project, and the resulting album just adds up.


Music

Joshua Boydston
The 7 Project with Jabee and O Fidelis
8 p.m. Sunday
ACM@UCO Performance Lab
329 E. Sheridan
acm-uco.com
974-4700
$10-$15
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

All that jazz

City crooner Michael Summers brings his swingin’ sounds to the UCO Jazz Lab.


Music

Louis Fowler
Michael Summers
8 p.m. Saturday
University of Central Oklahoma Jazz Lab
100 E. Fifth, Edmond
ucojazzlab.com
359-7989
$7
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Report-card reaction

Parents and educators mull over the state Education Department’s grades for OKC public schools.


News

Tim Farley
Surprise was not among the reactions administrators and parents showed when the state Department of Education last month released its grades for Oklahoma’s public schools.
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
 
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