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OKG Newsletter


Topic: education

‘Education as a common good’


Commentary

Jason Reese
The good news: I smile every time I drive past the charter school near my house on the way to drop off my eldest child at our parochial school. The bad news: Not everyone in our state, or even our city, has the ability to choose either of those options. That is why I want to insist that our state and local governments move further and faster in expanding school choice.
 
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Freedom rings

Who said school isn’t fun? A nonprofit education program gets kids into learning.


Features

Emily Summars
Based at Wildewood Baptist Church, local nonprofit Freedom School helps underserved children and families by providing a summer-long integrated reading curriculum and field lessons.
 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Thick as a brick


Letters to the Editor

Thomas L. Furlong
The University of Oklahoma is planning a $75 million building to house 380 students; that’s almost $200,000 per student!
 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

For the public good


Letters to the Editor

Chadwick Cox
So just what does Jason Reese think that is taught in public schools that undermines our children’s faith? Is it real science, evolution and not the debunked and religiously motivated intelligent design? That earth is very much older than 6,000 years?
 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Living in ‘1984’


Letters to the Editor

Donna Merry
This 71-year-old grandmother is confused.
 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Charter connection

OKCPS entered a memorandum of understanding with a nonprofit to make the downtown elementary a charter school.


News

Clifton Adcock
In a move Oklahoma City Public Schools officials and downtown business leaders hope changes the landscape of public education in the city, the school district entered into a memorandum of understanding with a nonprofit group to make the planned MAPS For Kids downtown elementary a charter school.
 
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

An economy for everyone


Commentary

Jason Reese

Times are tough, and it is becoming ever more apparent that Oklahoma cannot remain immune to the economic sickness that has emerged as a chronic condition for our country.

 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Collective endeavor

A new troupe, Theatre Collective OKC, aims to stage edgy and witty works.


Performing Arts

Eric Webb
The newest addition to Oklahoma City’s burgeoning theater scene, Theatre Collective OKC, opened its doors for business last weekend with a production of “The Hospice” at City Arts Center.
 
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

What OETA means


Letters to the Editor

John McCarroll
We were a little perplexed to see a letter to the editor from Carl Hall (“Elmo A-OK?” Dec. 7, Oklahoma Gazette) stating that no one from OETA had answered his wife’s email about the impact of state funding cuts.
 
Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Getting schooled

The state gets an ‘E’ for effort, but no gold star in the Race to the Top competition for early childhood education funding.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma has been considered a leader in early childhood education, consistently topping national rankings for accessibility and accountability in that realm.
 
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
 
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