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OKG Newsletter


Topic: education

NCAA: OU guilty of failure to monitor football players


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Stefanie Brickman
The National Collegiate Athletic Association announced during an afternoon teleconference that it found the University of Oklahoma football team guilty of both charges related to the Rhett Bomar...
 
Thursday, July 12, 2007

Boren: OU will begin appeals process


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Gazette staff
Within hours of the National Collegiate Athletic Association teleconference regarding the University of Oklahoma football teams' penalties, OU President David L. Boren and football coach...
 
Thursday, July 12, 2007

Public schools to put $250M bonds to vote


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Emily Jerman
The Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education approved putting nearly $250 million in bonds before voters this fall during its Monday night meeting. If passed, the effort " the 2007 Capital Ass...
 
Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Former Oklahoma football coach aiding public school tutoring program


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Emily Jerman
Tutoring programs for Oklahoma City children will benefit through this month's teaming up of a wireless provider and former University of Oklahoma football coach Barry Switzer. Through the en...
 
Friday, August 3, 2007

Ten selected for Higher Education Hall of Fame


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Gazette staff
Oklahoma Higher Education Heritage Society President John Parrish announced the 2007 inductees to the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame.   Parrish also revealed the 2007&nb...
 
Friday, August 10, 2007

Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition awards grants to four Oklahoma artists


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Gazette staff
The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition supports visual artists living in Oklahoma and promotes public interest and understanding of the arts.   Through their unique grants program, OVAC is able ...
 
Saturday, August 11, 2007

Cargill announces plans for paying teachers on merit


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Scott Cooper
State legislators will be looking at a merit-based pay system for Oklahoma's teachers as a new method for increasing salaries. House Republican leaders announced their intentions today at press confer...
 
Wednesday, August 15, 2007

OKC school officials confident as new academic year begins


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Emily Jerman
With Oklahoma City children returning to class today, district officials' message during a regular board meeting Monday night was one of preparation and confidence.   New Superintendent John Q....
 
Wednesday, August 22, 2007

University of Oklahoma announces upcoming Colin Powell speech, event


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Gazette staff
The University of Oklahoma announced today former Secretary of State Colin Powell will speak at the school Sept. 12 presenting "The Challenges Facing America."   The speech will be at 4 p.m. at...
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2007

State Department of Education releases preliminary School Improvement List


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Gazette staff
Oklahoma State Superintendent of Public Instruction Sandy Garrett announced today there are 62 state schools on the preliminary 2007 School Improvement List. Schools are placed on the list if the stu...
 
Thursday, August 30, 2007
 
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