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OKG Newsletter

Topic: school

Going downtown

OCU finalizes plans to move its law school downtown.


Clifton Adcock
It’s official: The Oklahoma City University School of Law is headed downtown.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Rolling upward

In just three years, local rockers Skating Polly already have recorded an album with a punk legend. Who says teenagers are lazy?


Joshua Boydston
Skating Polly with Mike Watt + The Missing Men and Feel Spectres
8 p.m. Wednesday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Head of the class


Gazette staff
Oklahoma gets so much national attention for dubious achievements — obesity, lack of health insurance, Sally Kern — it’s worth taking stock when a media outlet of some repute actually gives us an attaboy. In this case, the affirmation was courtesy PRI’s This American Life, which recently spotlighted the Sooner state for its widely lauded preschool program.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Report-card reaction

Parents and educators mull over the state Education Department’s grades for OKC public schools.


Tim Farley
Surprise was not among the reactions administrators and parents showed when the state Department of Education last month released its grades for Oklahoma’s public schools.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Hey, Legislature, nothing’s happening here!


Bill Bleakley
As Buffalo Springfield’s lyric of “There’s somethin’ happenin’ here” filled our ears in the ’60s, the downward spiral of public education in Oklahoma City began. Families with school-aged children began a mass exodus from the Oklahoma City Public Schools as the courts belatedly implemented the desegregation requirements of Brown v. Board of Education. They took their support for public education with them, enhancing suburban districts.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012