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OKG Newsletter

Topic: public schools

School board bucks

Incoming OKC school board chair Lynne Hardin raised nearly five times the campaign funds than the incumbent.


Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City Public Schools will have a new Board of Education chair, after challenger Lynne Hardin unseated incumbent Angela Monson in yesterday’s election.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Common sense about Common Core


John Thompson
Being an educator has become like drinking water from a fire hose. Oklahoma City administrators and teachers barely have the time, money or know-how to tackle challenges that must be met, such as improving early childhood education, ensuring that students read for comprehension by third grade and evaluating teachers with rigorous new observations.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Like a rock

Two metro high school stadiums built in the Depression era are due a makeover


Kelley Chambers
Gary Armbruster said he wants to make one thing clear: No one is tearing down Taft Stadium’s historic rock wall that has faced N. May Avenue for more than 70 years.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

In and out and in


Gazette staff
Make up your minds, already. Either you do or you don’t.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013


Letters to the Editor

Shelley Reeves
I am sorry. I am sorry for my lack of concern for the state of the Oklahoma Public Schools until it affected my child directly.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Urban education renewal

The University of Central Oklahoma offers a unique prep academy for teachers who want to teach in urban schools.


Tim Farley
Teaching in an urban school district like Oklahoma City often is viewed as challenging or even a last resort for some, but first-year teacher Heather Berry says it’s “fun.”
Wednesday, December 11, 2013