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OKG Newsletter


Topic: education

A new bill could ease way for tribes to sponsor charter schools


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S.E. Ruckman
A measure cruised ahead that would pave the way for Oklahoma Indian tribes to sponsor charter schools in their districts. Senate Bill 586 was approved by the Oklahoma House by a vote of 78-1...
 
Thursday, May 7, 2009

New OKCPS board chair sees no bond shortfall problem


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Scott Cooper
For now, it appears the Oklahoma City school district no longer has a $40 million problem. A few months ago, school Superintendent Karl Springer and then-school board chairman Kirk Humphreys...
 
Thursday, May 14, 2009

OKC-area charities benefit from college students' summer departures


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Scott Cooper
May is a unique time of the year for local charities. As school life ends at area colleges and universities, the donation season begins for thrift stores and philanthropic agencies. What was a t...
 
Thursday, May 28, 2009

Entry-level job market in OKC not all doom and gloom


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Jake Dalton
Despite Oklahoma's seemingly recession-proof exoskeleton, there's no doubting the effects of the plummeting job market. The average Oklahoman can open a window and feel the winds of change, but ...
 
Thursday, June 11, 2009

Budget director uses forecasts to calculate Oklahoma City's 2010 budget


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Grant Slater
The Oklahoma City Council was set to approve a 2010 budget Tuesday that includes a recession-induced hiring freeze across many departments and a 1.5 percent cut for everyone without a uniform an...
 
Thursday, June 18, 2009

Oklahoma's capacity to lead wind production leads to worker-preparation scramble


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Carol Cole-Frowe
Thousands of available good-paying jobs are out there blowin' in the wind " literally. Several Oklahoma colleges and technology centers are straining to train qualified wind technicians, wit...
 
Thursday, July 2, 2009

Upcoming summit focuses on economic benefits of early childhood development


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Jamie Birdwell
For the first day of kindergarten, your child needs crayons, glue and brain stimulation that was supposed to start when he was born. Three experts in the fields of economics and early childh...
 
Thursday, July 23, 2009

University of Oklahoma adds on to Gaylord Hall


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Will Holland
Since it opened its doors in 2004, Gaylord Hall, home to the University of Oklahoma's Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication, has been widely considered one of the campus' most mod...
 
Thursday, August 20, 2009

Retired OSU economist pens MAPS for Kids book


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Paige Lawler
In 2001, voters passed a bond issue that drastically changed Oklahoma City's public school system, approving a sales tax that directly funded education, and many concerned citizens slept soundly...
 
Thursday, September 10, 2009

Online learning finds its place among traditional universities


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Jake Dalton
Advertisements for online degree programs are springing up everywhere. It's becoming more difficult to discern which programs provide a genuine education from those that let you print out your d...
 
Thursday, October 8, 2009
 
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