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OKG Newsletter


Topic: education

Linwood students shining, thanks to innovative education


News

Emily Jerman
According to a new No Child Left Behind report, Linwood Elementary students exceeded NCLB's "annual yearly progress" benchmarks for the fifth year running, at the same time an increased number of stat...
 
Thursday, September 6, 2007

Elementary schools set MAPS improvements meetings


News

Emily Jerman
With a new school year under way, MAPS for Kids community meetings are picking up at area schools slated for improvements.   Three elementary schools will host the first of their meetings in t...
 
Tuesday, September 11, 2007

New metro literacy coalition faced challenge of distributing 50,000 kids' books


News

Rod Lott
Last month, the good news was that Oklahoma won 50,000 new children's books in a national contest. The bad news was that Oklahoma won 50,000 new children's books in a national contest. The gift from ...
 
Thursday, September 13, 2007

MAPS for Kids eyes North Highland renovation


News

Emily Jerman
During a regular board meeting Monday, MAPS for Kids plans moved forward for an Oklahoma City elementary school awaiting improvements, while district officials voiced concern about changing demographi...
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Public school leaders say bond issue will boost education without raising taxes


News

Emily Jerman
Continuing the momentum of MAPS for Kids was the message at an economic development lunch Wednesday where discussion of Oklahoma City's upcoming bond issue election formed the main course. Cliff Huds...
 
Thursday, October 4, 2007

Bullying subject of conference at Metro Tech


News

Emily Jerman
A conference addressing school bullying aims to tackle taboo topics Thursday at Metro Tech Springlake, providing intervention and prevention tools to:" educators, " counselors and " mental health prof...
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Voters OK public school bond issues


News

Emily Jerman
A handful of Oklahoma County voters overwhelmingly approved issuing bonds Tuesday to provide for school improvements beyond MAPS for Kids.   Each of the four propositions, which required a 60 p...
 
Thursday, October 11, 2007

State's 11 charter schools not unconstitutional, says AG


News

Emily Jerman
While debate over charter schools continues nationwide, a recent attorney general's opinion appears to affirm their place here. Rep. Al McAffrey, D-Oklahoma City, requested the opinion last spring on...
 
Thursday, October 11, 2007

Despite rise in scores, OKC public school students lag behind other districts


News

Emily Jerman
Achievement results presented at the Oklahoma City Public Schools board meeting Monday suggested while district schools are doing better on some fronts, there's still room for improvement. STATE TE...
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Westmoore grad's ingenuity makes her a joke on 'SNL'


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Lauren Parajohn
Last March, Westmoore High School graduate Mary Masterman won a $100,000 scholarship at the annual Intel Science Talent Search for building an inexpensive yet accurate spectrograph, a device that me...
 
Thursday, October 18, 2007
 
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