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OKG Newsletter

Topic: reform

Connecting the dots


Joe Siano
Young students do connect-the-dot worksheets to learn numbers. Students draw lines from a dot to another dot in numerical order and a true picture is revealed. When they don’t, there is no picture, or it’s distorted.
Wednesday, May 1, 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

For the unauthorized

Letters to the Editor

Jake Fisher
I often hear “fairness” and “rule of law” invoked by opponents of immigration reform measures that would normalize the status of unauthorized immigrants within the U.S.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Abortion doctors not trimmed from tort reform


Gazette staff
Apparently, state Rep. Mike Reynolds doesn’t believe physicians who perform abortions should receive the same level of protection from lawsuits as other doctors.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Deportation is too steep a penalty


While I have never previously commented publicly about any political controversy, I now feel compelled to speak out on an issue that has far-reaching political effects but which I believe is really a moral issue.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Electoral dysfunction

Laws exist to help regulate the financing of municipal elections, but sources say they’re nearly impossible to enforce.


Ben Felder
Editor’s note: Watch for more 2014 election coverage from Oklahoma Gazette in upcoming issues.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014