A challenging adolescence gave a local professor the ability to inspire students, which he has been doing for four decades.
News Emily Jerman
Professor Henry Kirkland Jr.’s eyes twinkle as he settles into a story
of pranks pulled on his classes. The tall man with salt-and-pepper hair
has been known to write across the board and right onto the wall.
A Brookings Institution report says Oklahoma is behind in education level among immigrants.
News Alex Ewald
A new report sheds light on immigration in the United States, showing
more workers with a college education settling in the coastal areas and
those without a high school diploma clustering in the Southwest and
Millions of people love the books and movies … but not this guy.
Features Rod Lott
When I was in grade school, I had an
allergy test at Oklahoma Allergy Clinic, in which a nurse wrote rows of
numbers up and down both forearms with a ballpoint pen, and then
injected me next to every scribble. Each syringe contained something
different, so if the injection point grew red and puffy, they were able
to tell exactly what my system couldn’t stand.
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
Villa Teresa plans to shut its doors after 79 years educating students.
News Greg Horton
After 79 years of educating Oklahoma students, Villa Teresa School will
be closing on July 31. Administrators of the school, which is located in
Midtown, cited issues that included financial concerns, dilapidated
buildings and the age of the Carmelite nuns who run the school.