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OKG Newsletter


Topic: poor

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Lynn Rambo-Jones
Each year, Gov. Mary Fallin sponsors a food bank drive asking state employees to contribute. The food collected is donated to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. On first consideration, this seems like a laudable effort.
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

School values don’t fit into a single score


Commentary

John Thompson
It is no surprise that the release of this year’s Oklahoma A-F school report cards again has been a fiasco.
 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Failing forethought

The A-F school grading system also shows which schools might need the most resources — internal and external — to succeed.


News

Tim Farley
Hunger, poor living conditions and an unstable family life impact a child’s ability to learn more than classroom teaching, studies from education experts show.
 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Enterprise schools work best


Commentary

John Thompson
Fifteen years ago, participating in MAPS for Kids, I supported school choice. The first generation of choice benefited thousands of Oklahoma City students who attended selective magnet, charter and enterprise schools.
 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Fair play?

Ward expansion would help better represent the city’s minority populations, say some Oklahoma City Council members.


News

Tim Farley
Pete White might feel like the Lone Ranger in a movement to create opportunities for minorities wanting to serve on the Oklahoma City Council.
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Stamping out hunger

A local food drive comes at a crucial time for a regional food bank.


News

Ben Felder
Companies that package food are becoming more efficient.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Costly living

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


News

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