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OKG Newsletter


Topic: public

Costly living

The Oklahoma City Housing Authority serves nearly 16,000 people, mostly working-class.


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Ben Felder
Public subsidized housing gave Laurinda Gaddis a chance.
 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Neu guy

The new superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools, Robert Neu, says he’s ready to help smooth the system’s rough trek.


News

Ben Felder
Robert Neu’s journey to Oklahoma City began years ago by looking into broken eyes.
 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Documented success

Education can help bridge the gap for students who lack citizenship documentation.


News

Ben Felder
For undocumented teenagers, life after high school can sometimes appear bleak.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

School board welcomes new superintendent


News

Ben Felder
At 12:01 a.m. on July 1, Robert Neu, the city’s new superintendent, received a text message that initially left him a little confused.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Neu criticizes Common Core repeal, changes hiring process


News

Ben Felder
Oklahoma City school superintendent Robert Neu said the governor’s decision to repeal Common Core standards, and the state Supreme Court’s vote to uphold Gov. Mary Fallin’s decision, put the district in a “real difficult position.”
 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

School board votes down contract with enterprise schools


News

Ben Felder
The waiving of a 5 percent administration fee for two enterprise schools in Oklahoma City caused half of the school board to vote against a contract renewal two weeks before school is scheduled to start.
 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

On the bus

Councilman David Greenwell embraces a modern urban lifestyle and transit development.


News

Ben Felder
David Greenwell’s Twitter feed often includes photos from the No. 40 or the No. 16 bus. It depends on which route he takes.
 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
 
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